Your Android phone is about to get an upgrade. Google today is making good on its promise to bring its Siri alternative known as Google Assistant to more Android devices, starting today. The company announced at Mobile World Congress over the weekend that its Assistant would soon launch in the U.S., followed by English-language launches in Australia, Canada and the U.K., as well as for German speakers in Germany.
However, Google didn’t commit to an exact time frame this rollout would begin, saying only that it would be sometime “this week.”
Today, Google Assistant is arriving, the company has now announced.
The new, A.I.-powered helper is something of an upgrade to Google Now, Google’s earlier proactive search and alerting service. The Assistant was first unveiled…