Technology Google Home can now help you find the cheapest time to fly

15:06  13 april  2017
15:06  13 april  2017 Source:   MSN

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Starting today, you can ask home to find and track flight prices, hands-free. If you say “OK Google , how much are flights to Miami” Google will give you a quote for two weeks from now , and then ask you if you have specific dates A Huge Deep-Sea Metal Find Could Help Build Our Green Energy Future.

Starting today, you can ask home to find and track flight prices, hands-free. If you say “OK Google , how much are flights to Miami” Google will give you a quote for two weeks from now , and then ask you if you have specific dates in mind.

  Google Home can now help you find the cheapest time to fly © Provided by The Next Web Planning your next vacation just got a lot easier if you own a Google Home device. Starting today, you can ask home to find and track flight prices, hands-free.

If you say “OK Google, how much are flights to Miami” Google will give you a quote for two weeks from now, and then ask you if you have specific dates in mind. After that Google will ask if you want to track price changes for those flights.

No, the assistant won’t blurt out a price every time it drops. Basically all that does is sign you up for the price tracking feature Google introduced last year, sending you an email any time there’s a significant price change.

While I imagine most people who are planning a trip would rather do so on a proper computer, it’s neat to be able to check out your options on a whim. The assistant can answer a few other travel related questions as well, such as currency conversions or whether you need a visa to enter a country.

Google Home can now tell who's talking .
Among the first things you might ask the cloud-based voice activated Google Assistant inside Google Home is to “tell me about my day.” Among the first things you might ask the cloud-based voice activated Google Assistant inside Google Home is to “tell me about my day.” Google Assistant will then rattle off the local weather, upcoming appointments, and connect you to preferred news sources.

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