Google Gboard for iOS now integrates Maps, YouTube, and a drawing feature

Google Gboard for iOS now integrates Maps, YouTube, and a drawing feature
Gboard, Google's official keyboard app, received an update earlier today, although only on iOS.

iPhone and iPad users who have Gboard installed on their devices can now access Google Maps and YouTube directly from the keyboard, just by tapping on the G button located on the upper left side. This way, it's easier than ever to share your current location, or maybe a funny YouTube video, with friends - without switching apps.

Another new feature that the updated Gboard (version 1.8.0) brings is called Ink - you can find it by tapping on the emoji button, then on the dedicated pen button. With Ink, you can draw and instantly share your drawings right from Gboard.

Finally, the latest version of Gboard for iPhone and iPad brings support for three new languages: Hebrew, Arabic, and Farsi.

If you don't have Gboard on your iPhone or iPad, you can download it for free via the iTunes source below. We're assuming that Maps, YouTube, and Ink integration will also be added to Gboard for Android, although Google didn't say when this might happen.



sources: iTunes, Google Blog

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6 Comments

1. libra89

Posts: 2255; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

This is awesome!

2. Tziggy14

Posts: 623; Member since: Sep 02, 2014

Of course, prioritize the good features for iOS first rather than your own platform, thanks Google.

3. buccob

Posts: 2952; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

Well given that you can split screen on Android natively, I wouldn't worry too much for this feature... It looks nice and seamless but I don't feel envious or something....

4. Cyberchum

Posts: 1014; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

[OFF TOPIC] Please, any t-mobile subscribers here? Kindly help me get a SIM unlock code for a Lumia 521 with IMEI: 355913051801822 . I've tried just about all online unlocker, but none could unlock the T-mobile variant. PLEASE, HELP!!! Send the code to Franklynthaddeus@yahoo.com Sorry for flooding the comment section.

5. Cyberchum

Posts: 1014; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Sorry for flooding the comment section.

6. ahmadkun

Posts: 538; Member since: May 02, 2016

Hello google .. whats wrong with you?

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