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Google Assistant makes its way to tablets and older phones

by Brandon Russell | December 14, 2017December 14, 2017 10:00 am PST

Google on Wednesday announced its powerful Assistant technology will start rolling out to even more devices, including tablets running Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Google Assistant’s wider rollout is great news for Android users, as it brings the technology to many more consumers. Seeing it on tablets is especially exciting since the market of Android tablets hasn’t exactly been on fire.

The rollout also applies to phones running Android 5.0 Lollipop, which is still a big contingent of Android’s larger user base. If you’re in the U.S., UK, India, Australia, Canada, or Singapore, you should see Assistant sometime today or in the next few days.

Google said Assistant for tablets should be available in the coming weeks to users in the U.S.

If you haven’t had the opportunity to use Google’s Assistant, the platform is capable of engaging in two-way conversations, along with setting reminders and integrating with smart home devices.

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Brandon Russell

Brandon Russell enjoys writing about technology and entertainment. When he's not watching Back to the Future, you can find him on a hike or watching...

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