It would make sense for Google to create its own version of the Amazon Echo smart speaker. Recode reports that the company has been working on a . This new hub could take the form of an updated , or maybe it'll find a place in the Nest family of products. Don't count on it being ready in time for next week's . (But that doesn't stop us from thinking about names to call Google's assistant.)
Meanwhile, Google is making its Android users feel left out withit just released on the iPhone. The Gboard app (no, ) packs multiple search tools inside the keyboard, so you don't have to jump between apps while chatting. Keeping you in the world of Google may also be why the YouTube app is rolling out :
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