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Google Assistant is rolling out to Apple's iPads

Google Assistant is rolling out to Apple's iPads

In our APK Insight of the Google app beta on Friday, we spotted Assistant adding new menus for "Purchases" and "Reminders". Now Google is bringing their Assistant to iPads all around. Of course, the iPad comes equipped with Apple's own Siri as its default assistant. Not much, as Google obviously wants to keep the Assistant experience as similar as possible across both platforms. Last year Google introduced its personal assistant to Apple's iPhones, and this new iPad release should give users of Apple's tablets all the same Assistant-powered features available on the smaller devices, as well as multitasking support for simultaneous use with other apps. For instance, you can pull Google Assistant up as you work on something in another app or play a game.

As with all other non-Siri AI, Apple limits Google Assistant's functionality to its app, but that may not be as big of a problem with multitasking. Mind you, while there are more commands available, you'll still be limited as far as what you can accomplish with the Assistant on iOS.




Everyone can download the Assistant for iPad now for free from the App Store.

Google Assistant is now rolling out to iPads starting today and is now available in these languages, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazil) and Spanish.


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