Google unveils 'chatty' smartphones
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Google unveils 'chatty' Pixel smartphones

Google has placed a virtual assistant at the heart of two new smartphones it has designed in-house.

The two Pixel handsets are the first mobiles to trigger Google Assistant by holding down their home buttons, somewhat like Apple's Siri.

The BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones asked the Pixel project manager James Nugent why people would want to talk to their devices.

  • 04 Oct 2016
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