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Google Assistant Is Now Live On Dish Hopper Devices

11 days ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Dish had confirmed that its Hopper devices would get Google Assistant support. Those who own these units have been waiting for a few months now and their wait finally ends today. Dish has confirmed that its Hopper devices now offer Google Assistant functionality which means that users can control their receivers hands-free using just voice commands.
Dish had actually announced back at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018 in January that Google Assistant would be coming to Hopper devices. It has been almost eight months since the initial announcement was made so the company really has taken...
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Samsung's Bixby now provides sports scores and news from theScore

Samsung's Bixby now provides sports scores and news from theScore

11 days ago   |   By 9to5Google

Just like the Google Feed , Samsung places Bixby just left of the main homescreen on its Galaxy smartphones. Called Bixby Home, users can scroll through this section to find personalized news and information. Starting today, sports scores and news will be added to Bixby for customers in the US.
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DISH DVRs & Receivers Now Compatible With Google Assistant

DISH DVRs & Receivers Now Compatible With Google Assistant

11 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

DISH today announced a number of its TV-based solutions now support Google Assistant , following on from the ‘Google Assistant coming soon' announcement first made in January of this year. According to the company, this makes DISH the “ first major pay-TV provider to offer compatibility with the Google Assistant. ” As per the announcement, pretty much all of the company's internet-connected Hopper DVRs , as well as DISH's Wally HD Satellite Receiver and the company's line of Joey Receivers - used to piggyback a signal from a primary TV setup to an additional TV - all now support Google...
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Polk Assist Review: Google Assistant meets stellar sound in a compact, affordable package

Polk Assist Review: Google Assistant meets stellar sound in a compact, affordable package

11 days ago   |   By 9to5Google

When you look at smart speakers, the primary use for most users seem to be streaming music. There's no shortage of options that deliver excellent sound quality, but some of them are big, bulky, and expensive. Polk Audio is a renowned audio brand, and the company has recently debuted its first Assistant speaker , and it delivers a whole lot for its small size and affordable price...
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You can now use Google Assistant to control Dish Hopper DVRs

You can now use Google Assistant to control Dish Hopper DVRs

11 days ago   |   By 9to5Google

Amazon Echo owners have been able to control their Dish Hopper DVRs over a year now using Alexa voice commands. If you've been living in envy, the wait is now over as the Google Assistant can now help you watch your favorite shows all without picking up a remote.
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Drop the remote: Dish TV now has Google Assistant support

Drop the remote: Dish TV now has Google Assistant support

11 days ago   |   By Tech Radar

If you're the kind of person who frequently misplaces the remote - and, let's be honest, that really applies to all of us - Google and Dish have some good news: Starting today, all Dish Hoppers will respond to Google Assistant voice commands. You'll need to use a Google Assistant device linked to the Dish Hopper, obviously, as the Hopper doesn't have Assistant built-in, but the long list of cross-compatible devices includes everything from the Google Home Mini and Google Home to any of the Google Pixel phones. Once you've connected the Google Assistant to your Hopper you'll be able to use...
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