Google Home (previously: Google's October 4th Event)

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Postby bmyoungs » Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:26 am

Tyler wrote:
bmyoungs wrote:Source of the post That's stupid. Can you change it in settings?

Nope. Google wants you to use the Home or Express app in hopes of you ordering things through their Express store. You can still share the list, but you need a different app now to view/update it.

In a plus side, multi-user controller is just around the corner. I'm not as excited about that though. Using one account on our Home offers no drawbacks for our use case.

IFTTT supports Google Home now (or has for awhile). I will be playing around with this.
https://ifttt.com/google_assistant

That's poopy. I just reinstalled ifttt and there are some new Alexa applets that I will be using. I hated todoist but I can now text myself my shopping list or sync it with one note. I still wish it synced to keep but I like one note also.
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Postby Tyler » Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:32 am

bmyoungs wrote:Source of the post . I hated todoist but I can now text myself my shopping list or sync it with one note. I still wish it synced to keep but I like one note also.

I was hoping Alexa and Home could use Keep via IFTTT, but nope :(

I use OneNote at work for all my note taking, but I haven't thought to use it at home or on my phone for lists.
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Postby bmyoungs » Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:44 am

Tyler wrote:
bmyoungs wrote:Source of the post . I hated todoist but I can now text myself my shopping list or sync it with one note. I still wish it synced to keep but I like one note also.

I was hoping Alexa and Home could use Keep via IFTTT, but nope :(

I use OneNote at work for all my note taking, but I haven't thought to use it at home or on my phone for lists.

Welp too good to be true. It creates a septate note for each individual item added to the list. I'll keep playing around with the functions though.
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Postby Tyler » Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:01 am

Tyler wrote:Source of the post IFTTT supports Google Home now (or has for awhile). I will be playing around with this.
https://ifttt.com/google_assistant

This is fun to use.
Hey Google, what's the status of Evie's diaper?
"It is overflowing. I can smell it from here and I don't even have a nose"

Hey Google, how is Jocelyn today?
"She is as beautiful as ever and smarter than you"

The prompt and responses are really easy to set up. The response isn't technically the "than that" part of the equation so you need to have it do something pointless if all you want is the voice feedback. I have Google Home add a row to a random excel as the action just so I can hear the response.

You can also pick up to 3 prompts per activity. So "How is Evie's diaper", "Does Evie need changing?", "What is the status of Evie's diaper?"
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Postby bmyoungs » Wed Apr 12, 2017 1:10 pm

It doesn't look like I can tell Alexa what phrase to respond with through ifttt. Probably need to use the skills program.

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Postby Tyler » Fri Apr 14, 2017 9:04 am

bmyoungs wrote:Source of the post It doesn't look like I can tell Alexa what phrase to respond with through ifttt.

Lame. I set some up to freak my parents out when they visit this weekend.

"Hey Google, who are the most popular people in Sheldon, IA?"
Deb and Gary

Anyone have any other ideas to trick my parents?
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Re: Google Home (previously: Google's October 4th Event)

Postby Tyler » Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:22 pm

Multiple users is now live. I'm still upset about the shopping list thing. Hopefully this new update allows family members to see a shared list.

https://www.engadget.com/2017/04/20/goo ... ne-person/

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