Google Assistant App Appears on Google Play, New Assistant Features Announced

(Download) Google Play Store App gets a new update with bug fixes (APK)

So if you want to download the standalone Assistant app check the link below for direct Google Assistant APK download. The app released on the Google Play Store is just a shortcut to trigger the Google Assistant on the phones that already have it.

Since its launch with the original Pixel and Pixel XL last fall, the Google Assistant has come a long way. While it was expected that the current generation Android Wear devices would still be available, Google has totally removed the Android Wear section from it's latest Google Store.

This second option is also a no brainer, which is to reset you Mobile Device. The app is just there to let you know about its compatibility with your device and also probably to get quicker updates.

NAB has created an app for Google Assistant that allows customers to use voice prompts to find information about the bank's products and services.

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The Google Assistant capability follows other initiatives by the company, including an online gift concierge called GWYN (gifts when you need) that's powered by IBM's Watson artificial intelligence. As in the changelog Google notes, this is its first release of Google Assistant and so likely it will continue for updating the app. You can also download it from Google Play.

Google is also introducing Assistant Apps for Families that that comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act in the U.S. - as one would expect, these apps are now limited to the United States. "You can still access your Assistant by pressing and holding down your home button or by simply saying, 'Ok Google'".

Google's virtual assistant can be activated on (almost) any smartphone/tablet/etc which runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow or higher.

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