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For nearly the past decade, the Google Assistant has been a familiar presence in many of our daily lives. But while it has served well for basic tasks like smart home control and entertainment, the assistant has always struggled to answer questions or solve complex problems. Luckily, Google has a modern-day replacement in the form of Gemini that’s built on the same capable AI foundation as ChatGPT. So how exactly does Gemini hold up vs the Google Assistant and should you make the switch? Let’s break it down.

What can Gemini do better than the Google Assistant?

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