The arrival on iPad offers a similar experience as on iPhone, the only real difference being the larger screen and support for iPad-only features, like multitasking with a split screen.
At the moment, tapping the blue icon at the top-right corner of the Assistant panel opens the Explore page where users can find trending Actions and look through the directory of Assistant apps. Of course, Lollipop and tablet support was explicitly added to the Assistant late past year. Like all digital assistants except Siri, the app must be manually opened on the iPad and can not be summoned in the background as on Android devices. Note, these are examples you can use if you're at home. Google Assistant for iPad is launching today, and it's available in a handful of different languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazil), and Spanish.
Indian Wells Masters: Roger Federer beats Federico Delbonis to enter next round
Daniel, who is ranked 109th in the world, advanced to the third round where he will face Gael Monfils of France. On Saturday, Federer led 6-3, 2-2 when the match was delayed by a heavy drizzle 56 minutes after it began.
National Basketball Association roundup: Timberwolves rally past Warriors
Including the game against the Lakers, the Warriors have four games prior to March 20, meaning Curry may end up missing six games. Denver, which led by as many as 36 points, now enters a hard stretch - eight of its next nine games are on the road.
Tottenham sweat over Harry Kane's fitness amid reports of lengthy absence
With the World Cup in Russian Federation now less than 100 days away, the FA will not want Kane rushed back from his injury by Spurs.
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.
Oddly, new features for Google Assistant often appear first on the standalone iOS app. You can either type or speak requests to the Assistant, depending on your preferences. This update is merely for the app shortcut listing on the Google Play Store, bringing the APK's minimum API level down to 21.