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Gboard for iOS Updated, YouTube and Google Map Integration Arrived

Google keyboard Gboard has recently received a fresh update. The update brings a slew of new features including YouTube and Maps integration by simply tapping the G button. The integration will make it easier to share locations and video links in any messaging app.

Google Gboard Update 1.8.0 Rolled Out

Users using Gboard on iOs needs to tap the G button and then Maps to share their current location or a local address. Moreover, users will have an option to share a YouTube link right from the keyboard.

Google Gboard Update

Alan Ni, Associate Product Manager said in a blog post:

“Whether you’re coordinating a rendezvous point at the park or dinner plans at a nearby restaurant, meeting up with friends and family has never been easier. Just tap the G button then ‘Maps’ to share your current location or a local address”.

Another feature ‘Ink’ is coming in this update. The feature will allow users to draw pictures and share them right from the keyboard. To draw an image, Gboard users can tap on the emoji button and then click on the pen icon to share it with others in a messaging app.

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To recall, the search conglomerate launched Gboard for iOS in May 2016 with striking features like search, emoji, GIF sharing and recently added integration for translation tool. The Gboard keyboard supports 22 Indic languages including Arabic, Hebrew and Farsi.

The new version is now available for 1.8.0 is available for download from the App Store.

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