Until recently, I had to preface any verbal commands to my phone with “Okay, Google!” Now, all I have to do is give my phone a gentle squeeze and talk lovingly to it. Just now, I was in the kitchen preparing boiled eggs. Susan was in the living room wearing earbuds and carefully studying her laptop screen.
ME: “Set timer for 11 minutes”
SUSAN: “Were you talking to me?”
ME: “No. I was talking to my phone. When I wish to speak to you, I will preface with ‘Okay, Susan!'”
We both laughed. Good thing!