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Google Now can pencil in appointments automatically

Google Now can pencil in appointments automatically

Google Now can now infer events that are not yet in your calendar but that you may have been talking about in your Gmail conversation. By scanning your email, Google can now suggest a calendar card in Google Now and ask if you want to add events that it has inferred into your books. This would...
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Google Search update brings train and bus reminders and new flight card updates to Google Now

A small update has been pushed out for Google Search today. Besides the obligatory bug fixes (fix all the bugs!) we should expect to see two new features — train and bus reminders from your Gmail reservations, and changes to flight cards that bring information about alternatives when there is a...
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Google Now Launcher will be the default on future ZTE devices

ZTE will be using the Google Now Launcher on future hardware, it's a huge deal as previously this feature was limited to hardware within Google's own Nexus family of products with other select handsets. You essentially have to sideload to install Google's Now Launcher on most Android handsets...

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Google Now alarms and timers lose hands-free ability for some in latest update

"Ok Google... why didn't my alarm go off this morning?" The latest Google Search update seems to have brought a new bug along with all the bug fixes and police cards, causing what once were hands-free commands for timers and alarms to now need an extra button press to set. Some users can still...
Google Now rolls out Police Alert cards

Google Now rolls out Police Alert cards

Google Now is getting more and more useful by the day. The latest addition to the assistant in your pocket is the inclusion of police alerts. Thanks to a tipster, we've gotten a look at an example of these new cards which allow users to track criminal activity in their area. Pictured above, the...
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Google Now voice search edges out Siri and Cortana in comparison

Over the course of 3086 queries made by digital marketing consulting firm Stone Temple, Android's voice-activated search through Google Now returned 1795 results enhanced with custom content, while Siri on the iPhone served up 908 knowledge panels, and Windows Phone's Cortana gave 630. Knowledge...
Google Now reminds you to register to vote and when to vote

Google Now voter registration reminder makes performing your civic duty easier to remember

It looks like Google has updated Google Now on its end so that the digital assistant will now remind users to perform their civic duties and register to vote. With Google's server-side change, users should automatically begin seeing a new card when Google Now is activated to remind them to...
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Google Now tracks flight prices so you don't have to

Interested in going on that ultimate getaway, but flight prices a bit too steep? You no longer need to constantly check fares on a daily basis, as Google is now offering a Google Now alert that notifies you of any changes in the flight prices. Flight information is tracked based on your recent...
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The ultimate guide to Google Now cards

Google Now cards can offer a lot of information at a glance. This is how to make them work for you. Google Now is much more than a Siri- or Cortana-like virtual assistant. It has cards that can let you receive a lot of information and process it quickly. They show up when they're needed, and...
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Google and HP looking to bring Android's Google Now to Enterprise

Google and HP are reportedly looking at bring the power and functionality of Android's Google Now digital assistant to small and medium sized businesses (SMB) and enterprise alike. The talks apparently began a year ago but nothing really came of them. However, with the recently announced Apple +...
Field Trip makes travel information conveniently available in Google Now

Field Trip makes travel information conveniently available in Google Now

Field Trip, the location-based information app by Google's Niantic Labs, has been updated with support for Google Now on Android phones and tablets. This means that when you show up at a new place all the interesting details about that place are ready and waiting for you to access, right in that...
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Google Search update brings train and bus reminders and new flight card updates to Google Now

A small update has been pushed out for Google Search today. Besides the obligatory bug fixes (fix all the bugs!) we should expect to see two new features — train and bus reminders from your Gmail reservations, and changes to flight cards that bring information about alternatives when there is a...
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Google Now helps out with search results relevant to your hotel stay

Google Now is constantly picking up new features that don't even require an app update, and the latest is localized results based on your upcoming hotel reservations. If you've booked a hotel and have a confirmation email sent to your Gmail account, you can now ask Google Now to show you relevant...

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