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Drawing of Google Home Birthday Party

Hey Google, Happy Birthday! There’s a Party goin’ on right here …

Today, on 18th May 2016, only 2 years ago, Google Assistant and Google Home were announced at Google I/O 2016. Can you imagine, our smart little fellow is only 2 years old? Time to celebrate and...
Who is best with Philips Hue? Siri, Alexa or Google Assistant

Assistant Showdown with Philips Hue: Who will win, Siri, Alexa or Google?

Let's compare the strengths and weaknesses of our assistants in combination with Philips Hue. Since Google finally also supports Philips Hue room and scene import, and some smart home features have been added to...
Easter Egg Hunt with Siri, Alexa and Google

Easter Assistant Showdown: Who has the Best Easter Egg Hunt? Siri, Alexa or Google?

It's this time of the year, which lets us think of Easter egg hunts. Not only the real Easter eggs but also the virtual ones, well hidden in our smart assistants: Siri, Alexa, and...
Siri, Google and Alexa Musical Showdown

Musical Assistant Showdown: Who will win, Siri, Google or Alexa?

We are at the crossroads. We use our smart assistants mostly for listening to music, but how musical are our assistants actually? How to decide, whether Alexa, Siri or Google fits better to our...
Assistant Showdown Nanolef Aurora

Assistant Showdown with Nanoleaf Aurora: Who will win, Siri, Alexa or Google?

Have you ever wondered, which of our assistants supports Nanoleaf Aurora better? Well, in this post we will examine the strengths and weaknesses of Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant by comparing their configuration options,...
Showdown Logitech Harmony

Assistant Showdown with Logitech Harmony: Who will win, Alexa or Google?

Let's find out, which of our assistants supports Logitech Harmony better. We will compare configuration, voice commands, and assistant specific smart home features. Now, that we have thoroughly examined Logitech Harmony: a Hub and it's Elite,...
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Get into the Christmas Spirit, with Alexa and Google Assistant!

Just in time for the holiday season, here are some Alexa and Google Assistant Christmas related voice commands (some featured in the video =). Christmas with Alexa Alexa, how many reindeer does Santa have? Alexa, tell...
Siri

Apple Siri’s Biography

Where is my interview transcript? No, siriously? Apple does not keep a history of our conversations with Siri because they honor our privacy? Okay, need to type. She is Siri, a virtual assistant, but it...
Alexa

Amazon Alexa’s Biography

Let's start this post with an interview ... Me: Alexa, how are you? Alexa: I'm excellent. I've got dinosaurs on my mind. If I was around back when they roamed the Earth, I wonder what they would...
Google Assistant

An Interview with Google Assistant

As with our other assistants, I tried to interview Google Assistant. It threw me off when it started to ask back. So, here is just a summary: Google Assistant's age is two in dog years...