Google Now Gas Station Card

A great Google Now feature I’ve been waiting for was just added by Google

By on February 23, 2015 at 1:30 PM.

A great Google Now feature I’ve been waiting for was just added by Google

Google Now is easily one of my favorite mobile services. In fact, it’s probably one of the best things to happen to mobile devices in years. The service serves a number of different functions, but the easiest way to describe it is this: Google Now gives you information you need… before you even know you need it. I use Google Now constantly on my Android devices and on my iPhone, where the service lives inside the Google Search app.

Google Now is packed full of fantastic features, but there’s one simple one in particular that I have been waiting for — and now it has just been added. More →

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Google Now Third Party Apps

Google brings Google Now to a whole new level

By on January 30, 2015 at 4:00 PM.

Google brings Google Now to a whole new level

Android fans have long sung the praises of Google Now, which stands as one of the platform’s most useful features. On Friday Google announced that it would take its popular mobile assistant to the next level by letting more than thirty different third-party apps generate Google Now cards. More →

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Google Now Launcher Update

How to give your Android phone a huge visual upgrade without Lollipop

By on January 14, 2015 at 9:45 AM.

How to give your Android phone a huge visual upgrade without Lollipop

Still waiting patiently for Android 5.0 Lollipop to make its way to your device of choice? Depending on what you own, it could be months before you receive the update, but here’s one easy way to give your phone a makeover while you wait. This week, Google gave the Google Now Launcher a visual overhaul to bring it up to speed with the look of Lollipop. More →

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Google Now Voice Notifications

New details emerge on another killer Google Now feature

By on January 12, 2015 at 7:45 AM.

New details emerge on another killer Google Now feature

Google is preparing several new features for its upcoming Google Search 4.1 for Android update, Android Police has learned, including a handy Google Now addition that will make its virtual assistant even more useful in a variety of instances. More →

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Google Now Nest Thermostat Cards

Google Now is about to receive an awesome new feature, but not everyone can use it

By on December 15, 2014 at 1:20 PM.

Google Now is about to receive an awesome new feature, but not everyone can use it

Google Now will soon receive an awesome new feature, Droid-Life reports, but not all users will be able to take advantage of it without purchasing an additional piece of hardware. According to the publication, Google Now will soon be updated with the ability to interact with Nest thermostats, meaning that Android users who also happen to have a Nest installed in their homes or at the offices will be able to control it via Google’s smart assistant. More →

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Best Google Now Tricks Jeopardy

Every single Android user needs to try this amazing Google Now trick

By on December 11, 2014 at 11:55 AM.

Every single Android user needs to try this amazing Google Now trick

Google Now offers a lot of amazing features and tricks but this might be one of the coolest we’ve ever seen. Reddit user Professa91 recently asked Google Now to tell him about what he was watching on TV while Jeopardy happened to be on. Not only did Google Now correctly identify that he was watching Jeopardy just by listening to audio of the show but it also was able to hear answers for individual questions and show him relevant information about each one. More →

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Best Google Now Tricks Countdown

Use this Google Now trick to add countdown timers to important events

By on November 26, 2014 at 8:45 PM.

Use this Google Now trick to add countdown timers to important events

One of the best things about Google Now is that it literally gives us no excuse to miss or be late for important events. Not only does it give you reminders about when your events are but it also gives you traffic reports that will help you find the fastest route to your event’s destination. Now Android Police has uncovered yet another Google Now trick that will give you yet another way to keep track of some events: Countdown timers. More →

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Google Easter Eggs

Google Now has a hilarious new Easter egg you need to try

By on November 13, 2014 at 3:18 PM.

Google Now has a hilarious new Easter egg you need to try

Thanks to Google Now and Google’s industry-leading search engine, of course, the Google search app is a must-have for every smartphone and tablet owner. On the Google Now side of things, the app does a tremendous job of giving you important information before you can even think to ask. Then Google’s standard search features are ready to help answer all of your remaining questions.

Of course, Google is also known to have a little fun from time to time, and a new Easter egg in the company’s search app will definitely put a smile on your face. More →

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Cortana vs. Google Now vs. Siri

Check out the 60 complex questions that confused Cortana more than Siri and Google Now

By on October 31, 2014 at 4:00 PM.

Check out the 60 complex questions that confused Cortana more than Siri and Google Now

The three main mobile operating systems all have their respective voice-based virtual assistants to help users with various tasks during the day. Apple’s Siri, Google’s Google Now and Microsoft’s Cortana have been compared in many tests since the latter was unveiled earlier this year, with most of them suggesting that all three assistants generally perform well, with Google Now having certain advantages when it comes to the things it can offer users, and Cortana being able to keep up with its older rivals. More →

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Google Now New Cards

Here are the latest awesome features Google added to Google Now

By on October 23, 2014 at 9:40 AM.

Here are the latest awesome features Google added to Google Now

Google has quietly added a couple of new cards to its Google Now arsenal, with Reddit users having already spotted a special police activity card as well as a card that provides solar eclipse information. More →

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Google Now Siri Cortana Study

Which voice assistant is best for answering questions? If you guessed Siri, you’re wrong

By on October 9, 2014 at 1:39 PM.

Which voice assistant is best for answering questions? If you guessed Siri, you’re wrong

Depending on the type of smartphone or tablet you own, the chances are you’ll stick to one voice assistant app for answering your questions. If you have an Android, you’ll use Google Now. If you have an iPhone, you’ll use Siri. And if you have a Windows Phone, you’ll use the recently released Cortana. They’re all programmed to answer your questions as quickly and helpfully as possible, but which one of them is the best?

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Best Google Now Features Bill Paying

Killer Google Now feature ensures you’ll never miss paying a bill again

By on October 7, 2014 at 4:48 PM.

Killer Google Now feature ensures you’ll never miss paying a bill again

As we get older, you tend to have more and more bills that can sometimes go unpaid. It’s not because you don’t have the money, it’s because there are so many bills that you have to pay, you may forget one or two of them. That’s why Google on Tuesday has highlighted a fantastic Google Now feature that will help you remember those pesky forgotten bills.

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