Which smart assistant is right for you?

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Which smart assistant is right for you?

We have so many options when it comes to home assistants, which one is right for you? Have no fear I am here to assist.

Apple HomePod

HomePod is great at playing your music. But it can also tell you the latest news, traffic and weather. Set reminders and tasks. Send messages. And hand off phone calls. It’s also a hub for controlling your smart home accessories — from a single light bulb to the whole house — with just your voice.

Here is what it can help you with:

Music

  • Hey Siri, play some 80s workout music.
  • Hey Siri, play something lively.
  • Hey Siri, play my Chill Mix.

Local area

  • Hey Siri, what’s the nearest restaurant that’s good for kids.
  • Hey Siri, I’m hungry (for local restaurant recommendations)
  • Hey Siri, what time does Tescos close.

Current affairs

  • Hey Siri, what teams are playing in the World Cup.
  • Hey Siri, what’s the news.
  • Hey Siri, what’s Apple’s share price?

Weather

  • Hey Siri, do I need an umbrella?
  • Hey Siri, what’s the weather going to be like on 1st March?

Admin

  • Hey Siri, What is 20 degrees centigrade in Fahrenheit?
  • Hey Siri, what’s 12 x 34?
  • Hey Siri, set a timer for 15 minutes > Hey Siri how long is left.
  • Hey Siri, how do you say thank you in Italian
  • Hey Siri, when do the clocks change?

Entertainment

  • Hey Siri, what time is Black Panther on?
  • Hey Siri, what movies are on?

Apple HomePod avaliable at the Apple store

Google Home

Google Home is powered by the Google Assistant. Ask it questions. Tell it to do things. It’s your own Google, always ready to help. Just start by saying, “Ok Google”.

Here is what it can help you with:

Music

  • OK, Google, play some music.
  • OK, Google, help me relax.
  • OK, Google, play some Jay Z.
  • OK, Google, play Halsey on Spotify.

Local area

  • OK, Google, what's traffic like?
  • OK, Google, talk to Domino's and get my Easy Order.

Weather

  • OK, Google, do I need an umbrella today?

Admin

  • OK, Google, 546 plus 406.
  • OK, Google, what's the time in London?
  • OK, Google, how do I make lasagna?
  • OK, Google, spell conditioner.

Entertainment

  • OK, Google, turn on the Chromecast in the living room.
  • OK, Google, who is the New York Knicks playing next?
  • OK, Google, what shows are on channel 10?

Google Home avaliable at JB HI FI

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