Like all its services, these audiobooks are integrated with the Google Assistant; allowing people to start - or continue - listening to their favourite books without having to touch the smartphone. As the name suggests, you can now instruct your Google Assistant - regardless of the device you're using - be it your Android phone, tablet or Google Home to read a book of your choice. This means users can now download and listen to them on the Play Books app or by asking the Google Assistant to read it for them.
And because Google has Google Assistant, you can actually start listing to your audiobook hands free.
Google has plans to bring its audiobooks to other platforms like iOS in the near future, keep your ears open for more details. Google is also offering a variety of audiobooks on sale for a limited time as part of the new audiobooks promotion.
Spain to seek Catalan politician's arrest on Denmark visit As Spain's legal system wrestled over arresting Puigdemont, the ousted leader's name was put forward as a candidate for president. Puigdemont is being investigated by Spain over a unilateral declaration of independence by Catalonia's parliament on October 27.
Looks like the Audio Books teaser on the Google Play Storea few days ago wasn't up there by mistake. (Don't ask why it's that nonstandard price, or Neil deGrasse Tyson will probably Twittersplain it to you.) Google is also offering 50 percent off your first audiobook purchase. You can also say "Ok Google, who is the author?" or set a timer by saying "Ok Google, stop playing in 20 minutes". But in reality, the beef between the two internet giants does not seem to be letting up, especially now that Google is getting into the audiobook business. As consumers decide which speaker to purchase, they may be swayed by whichever device gives them easier access to their audiobooks, or they'll buy audiobooks from whichever company makes their speaker. While Apple has a stronghold on their App store and doesn't approve apps so easily, Google is much more lenient in this regard. Tell us in the comments what you think of the selection of audiobooks now available in Google Play Store.
Android Auto does not have this integration yet, but Google did mention that an update for that will be coming to the USA later on this year.
What is going to be the first audiobook you pick up or are you an Audible subscriber?
Rocket Lab now has five Electron vehicles in production, with the next launch expected to take place in early 2018. The company has become the second in the world to have put something in orbit, and New Zealand the 11th nation.
During his time in Major League Baseball , he won the Cy Young Award twice and pitched a no-hitter in the 2010 playoffs. He went on to pitch a no-hitter against the Cincinnati Reds in the 2010 divisional series.
Garcia subdued Carina Witthoft 6-3, 7-5, while Pliskova had little trouble in dismantling Paraguayan Veronica Cepede6-4, 6-3. On the men's side, Sam Querrey was ousted after losing, 6-4, 7-6 (6), 4-6, 6-2, to the 80th-ranked Marton Fucsovics.
The UN says it is deeply concerned by the fighting, and has warned that an estimated 323,000 civilians in Afrin are at risk. It was not immediately clear which issues would be addressed but Turkish-American relations have been strained.
Facebook has also begun removing some Tide Pod Challenge content, including posts on Instagram (owned by Facebook). Doctors and Procter & Gamble, Tide's parent company, have pleaded with parents to make sure teens do not do this.
But Trump's overall health "is excellent" and he did "exceedingly well" on cognitive screening, Jackson said. Information for this article was contributed by Laura Litvan, Anna Edgerton, Jack Fitzpatrick Steven T.
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The Defense Department's language is nearly word for word what the US policy toward Iraq was during former President George W. Turkish long-range artillery has also been firing on Kurdish positions in Afrin.
Protesters claim the film falsely depicts a romance between 14th-century Hindu queen Padmavati and Muslim ruler Alauddin Khilji. The apex court also restrained other states from issuing any such notification or order banning the screening of the movie.
We're yet to test the Echo Spot's audio prowess, but we'd imagine it would be similar in quality to the Echo Dot. Unlike the Echo Dot which is only really passable for things like chatting, the Echo Spot had a nice sound to it.
According to investigators, Imran's mother also helped them apprehend the suspect who did not struggle much and testified easily. The incident blew the lid on the horrifying reality of how children in a brutalized society are vulnerable to sexual abuse.
Nassar is allowed to address the court at the time of his sentencing, which will likely come on Wednesday or Thursday this week. At least 85 victims of Nassar came forward last week to speak at his sentencing hearing in MI with more expected this week.
For those who were completely enamored by the robot suit and game, as you may have guessed, you'll want to go for the Robot Kit . Building toys as a kid is as old as Lincoln Logs, and Nintendo should be commended for meshing new and old in a meaningful way.
It said they agreed that the process " would be completed preferably within two years from the commencement of repatriation". At least 9,000 Rohingya were killed in Rakhine state from August 25 to September 24, according to Doctors Without Borders.
Since this exploit relies on automatic link previews, typical security advice - don't click on random links - doesn't apply. He said he'd reported the bug to Apple the previous day, he told BuzzFeed , but had not heard anything from the company.
The safety board did note in its report that the introduction of Tesla's Autosteer software had cut collisions by 40 per cent. He was wrong, of course, and was ultimately jailed under suspicion of driving under the influence .
We'll be in the mid to upper 40s on Wednesday and on Thursday , we'll climb to the mid 50s once again with mostly sunny skies. Glaze from the ice storm affected 70 percent of the state, and was accompanied by high wind, causing power outages.
Nearly half the 2 million civilian federal workers will be barred from doing their jobs if the shutdown extends into Monday. Governor Cuomo reached a deal with the Interior Department to have the state pay $65,000 a day to keep them open.
Current upswing in the global economy "furnishes an ideal moment to act on a range of multilateral challenges", Obstfeld said. The IMF retained its forecast for India's growth rate at 7.4% of its Gross Domestic Product in 2018 and 7.8% in 2019.
In 2013, when the government shut down for 16 days, several thousand federal employees in the Washington area were furloughed . After previous government shutdowns, Congress passed measures to ensure that all unpaid workers received retroactive pay.
The GOP bill dramatically slashes the corporate tax rate to 21 percent from 35 percent and it will be permanent. Cutting corporate taxes will not bring those jobs back and will not lead to higher wages for American workers.