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Susan Fourtané
Susan Fourtané
6/16/2019 4:11:35 AM
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Re: Consumer Usage
When someone buys both Alexa and Google A. and they end up using just one, or one more over the second one, like it happened to your cousin, I believe it's due to preference or needs but also it can be becasue the chosen one is better for that user. Or is better altogether. It's like when you have to different smartphones and you realize that one is better for you that the other one, even though the two devices do the same thing. 

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Susan Fourtané
Susan Fourtané
6/16/2019 4:07:16 AM
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Re: Google re-branding....
What kind of a name would you suggest for a smart assistant? 

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Susan Fourtané
Susan Fourtané
6/16/2019 4:05:35 AM
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Re: Google re-branding....
If Google gave a name to its Assistants it would be much better, yes. It feels better to interact with smart assistants when you can call them by a name.

But perhaps Google did this intentionally. Then everyone would be repeating the name of the company multiple times a day: Google, creating a strong path in the mind of consumers. Whenever they go out to get another product they would think Google. 

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freehe
freehe
5/21/2019 10:40:49 PM
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Re: Consumer Usage
Susan Fourtan, I always wondered why consumers would purchase both Amazon and Google. It seems as though they would cater to different types of consumers. However, I know people with both. My cousin has both however he uses Alexa daily. I guess it depends on your needs or how you are feeling on any given day. :)

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freehe
freehe
5/21/2019 10:38:11 PM
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Re: Google re-branding....
@Susan Fourtané. I have the same sentiments. Google needs to name their Google Assistant. Apple has Siri and Amazon has Alexa. Google naming their device would personalize or humanize it and make it more appealing.

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freehe
freehe
5/21/2019 10:37:26 PM
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Re: Google re-branding....
@mhhf1ve. I agree. But none of the names are that great. However, the name of Amazon Alexa is that Alexa is the name of the woman speaking.

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Susan Fourtané
Susan Fourtané
5/21/2019 12:12:51 PM
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Gigamaster
Re: Consumer Usage
I love Siri. But I don't have an Echo. So for me Siri is the best. 

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afwriter
afwriter
5/21/2019 12:00:24 PM
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Re: Consumer Usage
I have never used Google home, but what I can say is that I used to think that Siri was amazing until I got an Echo and now I can't stand to use Siri. 

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afwriter
afwriter
5/21/2019 11:58:16 AM
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Re: Google re-branding....
I am a fan of Google docs as it makes sharing information easier, and a lot of my clients use it, but I have to say you are right, I feel like almost everyone I know has a Gmail account. 

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Commisio44354
Commisio44354
5/20/2019 11:48:09 AM
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Gigamaster
Re: Google re-branding....
Google Plus continues for those who have G Suite--We at the daily outsider are able to leverage Google Plus--FYI....

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