Google Assistant to replace ‘OK, Google’ voice search in Chromebook


Sadly, Chromebook users may no longer be able to start a verbal Google Search using ‘OK, Google’ prompt, a new report suggests. But, interestingly, Google has better plans and intends to put in place its digital assistant instead.

As per a report from Google Unboxed, Google will be removing ‘OK, Google’ voice search from Chromebooks. This means that an upcoming version of Chrome OS will no longer support this feature.

Read: Google releases Android O Dev Preview 4 for Pixel and Nexus devices

This news falls in line with another report which says that Google is working on adding its digital assistant to its desktop operating system. Also, a rumored “Chromebook Eve” model may be on its way as well which could include a dedicated Assistant key replacing the ‘OK, Google’ voice search.

For the unawares, Google Assistant is currently used on Android and Google Home devices.

Via: MobileSyrup

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