Google Assistant can now connect you with local home services
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Starting today, Google Assistant can help you find local services, like an electrician or handyman. All you have to do is say OK Google to Assistant on your phone or Google Home, followed by a prompt to find the particular service youre interested in.
In the below example, saying OK Google, find me a plumber starts Assistants hunt, displaying some follow-up questions to hone in exactly the type of service you need, like repairing a faucet or installing a garbage disposal. From there, Assistant asks if youd like a call from a service, or if youd like to browse options in your area.
The feature will be rolling out in the US over the next week. Google says Assistant will recommend businesses that…