google assistant now lets you assign reminders to your family members or housemates

Google is adding a neat new feature to Assistant – the ability to assign reminders to someone else, like a family member or one of your housemates. The obvious upside here is that this theoretically enables more (and/or better) collaboration between you and your family or housemates, whether you’re at home or on the go.

On the flip side, this does mean your nagging relatives now get a new avenue to nag you some more. Then again, keep in mind that you can send and receive reminders only to and from people who are in your Google family group or those who have their accounts linked to the…