Assistant could soon hear you without the obligatory 'Ok Google'
Prasham ParikhAndroid Police
'Quick phrases' have been spotted in an app teardown
The hands-free experience that Assistant offers has been liberating for many of us, but it seems like Google is working on making it a lot more convenient (and worrisome?) with commands that don't require the obligatory hotword.
This isn't the first time we're hearing about this, but the latest APK teardown by the folks over at 9to5Google shows that the feature will be called "Quick phrases." As the feature description in the screenshot below reads, it will allow you to skip saying "Hey Google" for help with specific tasks.
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