Apple’s HomePod Is Only Half-Cooked – Observer

I figured out the closest parallel to HomePod, Apple’s belated entry into the voice-activated smart-speaker sweepstakes. It isn’t Amazon Echo or Google Home. It’s Apple Maps. Hear me out on this. Five years ago, Apple released its own mapping app …
Put a Google Assistant on your nightstand for $69.99CNET
Google Assistant Gets Support for Hindi, Among Other Languages on Actions, New Helpers Also LaunchedNDTV
Actions on Google adds 7 new languages, deeper Android app integration, geolocation, and cuts down on introductionsAndroid Police
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