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From the moment you say "OK Google", your Assistant will be listening for further command. The new $150 Google Home Hub is now $99, the original and customizable $130 Google Home is now $79, and the tiny $49 Google Home Mini is just $25. Google has chose to take advantage to this, by enabling it's Assistant to launch via Siri Shortcuts.

In the USA you can also get bundles like a free Google Home Hub with each Pixel 3 phone, but after all Black Friday originates in the United States and it is a bigger deal there than anywhere else in the world.

But now, thanks to a new feature in the latest iOS version, users can create a Siri shortcut that will help them launch Google Assistant using their voice ... from Siri.

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It's only been seven years since Siri made her first appearance on the iPhone 4S and whilst she was arguably the first ubiquitous artificial assistant, a whole mess of imitators have since cropped up. But an update to the iOS version of Google's Asistant proves that where there's a will, there's a way to bring enemies together. Because of this, for all requests you regularly make of the Assistant, you can set up individual shortcuts for each one, complete with their own custom trigger phrases. This means that through the simplified If This Then That (IFTTT)-like app, you're able to record phrases like "Okay, Google", which then cause the Assistant app to open and listen to your command each time you prompt Siri, Apple's voice-activated assistant.

The latest update of Google Assistant for iOS has added support for Apple's Siri Shortcuts - that came from the Cupertino company's purchase of Workflow a while ago. For example, if you have a Google Assistant Routine called "Going to bed" set up to turn off the lights and drop your thermostat to a lower temp, you can coordinate a new Siri Shortcut to then call on that command. Tap the "Add to Siri" button and follow the instructions.

The process is more complex than usual because it requires several intermediate steps until Google Assistant begins to interpret what the user says.

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