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Google Assistant iOS app now offers native support for iPad

Google Assistant for iPad cranks up Siri’s competition Google Assistant iOS app now offers native support for iPad
Sandra Phillips | 14 March, 2018, 05:56

In our APK Insight of the Google app beta on Friday, we spotted Assistant adding new menus for "Purchases" and "Reminders".

You've always been able to run the iPhone version on iPad, of course, but that's never a great experience. This iPad version follows last May's launch of Google Assistant on iPhone.

As of today's update, Assistant for iOS has removed the latter tab, while the list of Reminders and Orders have been moved into Settings as their own dedicated pages.

Google has provided everyone with a few examples of what Assistant can do on your iPad.

Raiders lose out on DT Mo Wilkerson, signs with Packers
With Wilkerson now in the fold, the Packers have a formidable defensive line that also includes Mike Daniels and Kenny Clark . Wilkerson, 28, dealt with ankle and shoulder injuries while managing just eight sacks over the last two reasons.

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Rashford has made 27 league appearances this season, coming off the bench 13 times. "We are all in it together. Mourinho added: "I think Martin Atkinson , after so many years of this, I think made the right decision".

Albert Wilson to sign three-year deal with Dolphins
Aikens typically doesn't play much from scrimmage but he's been a valuable special teams player during his four years with Miami. Miami earlier agreed to trade Landry, a three-time Pro Bowl receiver, to the Cleveland Browns for two draft picks.

The iPad app is available today on Apple's App Store.

The new app also will take advantage of multitasking on iPad with iOS 11, allowing you to chat with the assistant while performing another task in the other window, like checking your calendar or planning a trip, Google says. Like most updates or features Google pushes out, Assistant could be coming out in phases, so if you haven't gotten this feature yet, don't worry.

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.

When you ask Google Assistant to text or call a friend, it will pull that information from your iOS Address Book, after you authorize it to do so. You can get started with Google Assistant for iPad by downloading the app from the iTunes App Store [download]. You can either type or speak requests to the Assistant, depending on your preferences.

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