Google Assistant is heading to the Waze navigation app, Google announced on Monday.
One of the first things you learn in driving class is to keep your eyes on the road and your hands on the wheel. That is easier said then done these days, with increasingly functional mapping apps and digital displays getting in the way. To help with that, Google Assistant is heading to the Waze navigation app, Google announced on Monday.
The latter is the case here, at least technically—Google Assistant arrived in Google Maps earlier this year, and is now sitting shotgun in Waze, albeit only for Android at the moment, and only in the US.
“Thanks to its community of millions of drivers contributing real-time data every second, Waze helps you beat traffic, while the Assistant lets you to play music and podcasts, message your friends and call your family hands-free—without ever leaving the navigation screen,” Google explains.

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