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Judging by the flood of notifications I get on a daily basis from Google Maps, it really likes me — maybe a little too much. If you use Google Maps on Android, you might be in the same boat. Google Maps has a lot of notification options (between 40 and 54 nestled into 10 categories in the three phones that we tried out), and they’re all turned on by default. When I look down the list, I find a few crucial notifications in the mix, like the one that lets me know my train schedule before I leave for work.
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For far too long have Sonos users been neglected without the polarising Google Assistant's much-needed help as well as its far less-needed sass.
That is, until now.
Google Assistant has finally launched on Sonos in Australia, joining its AI rival, Alexa.
While you won't be able to have the frenemies on the same device, you can team them up across multiple Sonos products. For example, you're feeling like having Alexa manage your Sonos One while Google Assistant seems more appropriate on Sonos Beam. The possibilities are truly endless.
Google's little helper can help you queue shows onto your Chromecast, give you a highlights reel of your favourite sports matches and let you know what time you're supposed to be at the airport for that flight you almost forgot about.
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Enjoy voice control for Sonos from your phone, a Google Home Mini, or any other smart device with the Google Assistant built in. Ask your Google Assistant to do multiple things at once. You can also set up Routines to have a single command set off a series of actions.
Google ’s remarkably smart voice assistant will let you do all kinds of things on Sonos ; playing music with your voice is just the beginning of what’s possible. Our intent is to get important feedback from listeners in the real world before we launch. We’re very excited to see Google Assistant come to life
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All you've got to do is install the latest software update on your Sonos device and bam, Google Assistant is now in your life.
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