Google Assistant comes to iOS


Google released a stand-alone app of its AI assistant for iOS. The release gives iOS users a new interface for Google's services and an alternative to Siri for quirky interactions. Siri, however, should still have one advantage as the Google Assistant is restricted to its app, so it can function as seamlessly as Siri.

Some things your Assistant can help with:
- Make quick phone calls (e.g. "Call Mom.")
- Send text messages (e.g. "Text my bestie.")
- Send emails (e.g. "Email your boss the latest TPS report.")
- Set reminders (e.g. "Remind me to buy a birthday gift for Sarah.")
- Set calendar events (e.g. "Set a calendar event for dinner with Charlie tomorrow from 7-9.")
- Play music (e.g. "Play Jazz music on Youtube.")
- Navigate to places (e.g. "Get me directions home.")
- Ask it anything (e.g. "Will I need an umbrella today?")