Google Maps for Android gets step-by-step directions for public transit navigation

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Google's Android platform version distribution data was just updated this week, and it paints a painfully sad picture of the current state of Android.

This OS is a toned down version of the latest Android Oreo OS which is now present in high-end devices. READ NEXT:IT leaders turn to AI to defend against AI-powered cyberattacks It's not too hard to see why Google's made a decision to backport Assistant to older phones.

Google Assistant was first unveiled in May 2016. And sometimes it even gets worse with us ending up paying our bills a week later than the stipulated time.

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Google Maps Go is available in more than 70 languages and includes accurate maps of about 200 countries, transit information for over 3.8 million stations, 20,000 cities, and 7,000 agencies. This makes sense, of course, because Google is a wealth of data. Now, this great product is finally rolling out to Android Lollipop.

Earlier this year, the tech giant introduced its voice assistant to Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS with Google Play Services. It's being rolled out to users in several regions across the globe, including the U.S., U.K., Canada, India, Mexico and Spain. In addition to the Lollipop launch, Google's also bringing Assistant to tablets for the first time. "Once users get the update and opt-in, they will see an assistant app icon in the "all apps" list", Mukha added.

Google Map Go gives an easy way of the Progressive Web App (PWA) variant of Google Maps, Android Police reports. Alexa is a main selling point for Amazon's Fire tablet lineup, so this will be a welcome feature for Android tablet owners.

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