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April 30, 2020

How to Use Google Assistant Around the House

I definitely cover more Amazon Alexa items on this blog than ones pertaining to Google Assistant. So I thought I’d share this article with some basic tips about how you can leverage the Google Assistant with your tasks at home. Nothing earth-shattering, but I’m emboldened to start trying to take notes more often by voice. Here’s the excerpt related to that:

Jot down notes – Use the Google Assistant to quickly jot down notes when you are in the middle of other tasks. With a change to the app settings at the end of 2019, you can now not only use your voice to make notes, but you can also choose between a few different note-taking apps. You can choose from Google Keep, Any.do, AnyList, and Bring. Just say, “Hey Google, make a new note called video idea.”