One of the marquee features in Android 6.0 is Google Now on Tap, a new system-wide contextual assistant that’s wildly impressive — some of the time.

The problem is that in its present form, Now on Tap is really only useful in a small and rather limited series of scenarios — and by and large, it doesn’t work consistently well enough to be something you can depend upon. It’ll almost certainly get better over time, but for now, it’s more of a neat trick you try once in a while than something you use all the time.

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