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Technology Google Assistant is ready to find your Tile tracker

15:25  27 october  2019
15:25  27 october  2019 Source:   engadget.com

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As promised, Google Assistant can now help find your Tile trackers with very little effort. You might be more likely to use trackers like these if you know that you can easily ask for help finding them while you're in the midst of rummaging through your home.

Then Google Assistant 's Tile Action is ready to use! Tile trackers are handy for finding your keys, wallet, or anything else you might lose. Normally, you need to use your phone to find your Tile , but if you have an Amazon Echo or any device that can use Google Assistant , you can find your

As promised, Google Assistant can now help find your Tile trackers with very little effort. Link the Bluetooth gadget in the Google Home app, set up Voice Match in Assistant and you can ask the voice helper to locate your trackers (and hopefully, the items attached to them) using a simple sentence rather than adding a prefix like "ask Tile to" every time. You can tell Assistant to ring your keys or find your bag.

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This works on any Assistant-capable device, although you will need the Tile app on Android or iOS for the initial setup. While Assistant's support for Bluetooth trackers is still pretty slim (Chipolo is the only other brand we know to work at present), this is still a pretty big addition. You might be more likely to use trackers like these if you know that you can easily ask for help finding them while you're in the midst of rummaging through your home.

Google Assistant, Tile, Google Nest Help

Tile’s $59 multipacks come with a free Google Nest Mini or Amazon Echo Dot at Best Buy .
This deal is active for the rest of the year or until supplies run dryAt Tile, you can get an eight-pack of Stickers, along with a free Google Nest Mini, for $99.99. This is a savings of about $60 over the usual price of $59.96, which is great if you want a bunch of trackers for yourself or to gift to other people. Each Sticker tracker has an IPX7 water resistance rating and three-year battery life, making them easy to set and forget.

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