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