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Google Now gets integration with third-party apps

Google Now gets integration with 40 third-party apps

If you were looking to pick a little more information in your Google Now cards, there's some good news today: Google has rolled out integration with third-party apps, enabling them to surface information within their own Now cards. Google says it worked with a wide variety of developers to...
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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...
Wherther just keeping up with your team or trying to keep up with it all, Google Now has got your back.

How to get March Madness scores with Google Now

The Big Dance is just beginning ... And while there are apps aplenty to keep bracket-makers and die-hard fans watching and trash-talking, not all of us need that. Some of us just want to see how far our local team has gotten so far. Some of us just need a quick way to find out what channel the...

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Wherther just keeping up with your team or trying to keep up with it all, Google Now has got your back.

How to get March Madness scores with Google Now

The Big Dance is just beginning ... And while there are apps aplenty to keep bracket-makers and die-hard fans watching and trash-talking, not all of us need that. Some of us just want to see how far our local team has gotten so far. Some of us just need a quick way to find out what channel the...
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Google Now finally allows voice commands to 'Send a Hangouts Message'

It is finally possible to send message in Hangouts using Google Now voice commands. Gone are the days of having to pick up your phone and actually type a message to your friends on Hangouts; now you can simply use Google Now to send it. All you have to do is launch Google Now then say "send a...
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Upcoming API will allow any third-party app to serve information through Google Now

Google is working on an API for Google Now that will allow any third-party app to display information through the service. Google Now scored integrated with over 40 third-party apps earlier this year, and that number is set to increase significantly thanks to an API that is in the works. The...
Asking questions is a great way to learn, especially when your apps listen to voice commands.

How to get weather information without downloading an app

'OK Google, what's the weather like?' Weather is important, but sometimes you don't need a full two week forecast with barometric pressure and the exact phase of the lunar cycle. Sometimes, you just need to know if it's warm or chilly outside. Sometimes, you want to know the weather, but you...
Android finally has a universal native flashlight function

Android finally has a universal native flashlight function

Using the flash on your phone as a light source is something people have been doing for years, but the method used to activate your camera LED as a flashlight varies wildly depending on what phone you are using. As manufacturers start to release their own versions of Android 5.0, it has become...
Google Now gets integration with third-party apps

Google Now gets integration with 40 third-party apps

If you were looking to pick a little more information in your Google Now cards, there's some good news today: Google has rolled out integration with third-party apps, enabling them to surface information within their own Now cards. Google says it worked with a wide variety of developers to...
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How to: Forward email to your main Gmail account so Google Now sees it

Take time to set up a few filters, and you'll enable a much better Google Now experience As much as we'd love to condense all of our digital lives into just one email address, it just isn't feasible. And now with services like Google Now scanning our email inbox to surface relevant information...
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Nest Thermostats get even smarter with Google Now integration

What you need to know about the new integration with Google and the high-tech thermostat Google and Nest today quietly rolled out integration for the smart thermostat with the Google Now service. That means a couple things. First is that you'll know be able to use your voice to raise and lower...
This pic is but a dream for many users now...

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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