Google confirms Assistant is not rolling out to tablets

The Google Assistant has been in the works for some time now. The helpful AI made its debut in Google Allo and then lingered for a while as a Google Pixel exclusive. Thankfully, the online giant decided to give its partners some love and the Assistant in now part of a wide Android 6.0 and up roll-out.

So, it is clearly being groomed to act as a successor to Google Now for most users. However, the original release notice only mentioned Android smartphones with no talk of tablets whatsoever. That was an easy detail to glance over, but now it’s clear it was no accidental omission. A…