Android N

Google starts rolling out Assistant to Android Nougat and Marshmallow smartphones

LG’s latest G6 flagship may have become the first non-Pixel phone to have Google’s new Assistant feature, but the search giantĀ is focused on bringing its new personal assistantĀ to as many other smartphones as humanly possible.

Keeping true to its promise, the Mountain View firmĀ just startedĀ rolling out Assistant to smartphones running Android 7.0 Nougat and Android 6.0 Marshmallow versions.

With Assistant, you just long press on the Home button or say ā€œOk Googleā€ to get started. The advancedĀ featureĀ leverages Google’s knowledge graph, artificial intelligence and machine learning to better understand context of your questions.

Say hello to Android Nougat

When Google officially announced Android N at its annual Google I/OĀ developers conferenceĀ in May, they ran a contest asking fans to submit their suggestions for the official name of the next major revision to the world’s most-used mobile operating system. Yesterday, Google announced they’ve chosen ā€œNougatā€ as the official code-name of Android 7.0.