Google Now offers quite a few voice actions, but so far they’ve been strictly related to Google services like search, reminders, and control of various Google Now cards. But the Android Developers Google+ account announced new custom voice actions that opens up Google Now to third parties (through Google, of course).
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Back in January, Google announced that they had added support for Google Now cards from 40 different apps like Pandora, Shazam, Lyft, Waze and eBay. Today they’ve revealed that 70 more partners are getting integrated into Google Now.
You can take a look at the full list here, but some of the highlights are OpenTable, feedly, Eat24, ... Read More »
Date: July 28, 2014 Time: Around 2:00 am Location: Altamont Pass, Calif.
After a series of unfortunate events, a big rig hauling thousands of pounds of tropical fruit collided with a truck, spilling the fruit all over the highway median and westbound lanes of I-580. Similar to many of you, I commute ... Read More »
According to a new announcement at SXSW, Google is planning to release an API to developers that will allow any app to be integrated into Google Now. Aparna Chennapragada, Director of Product Management for Google Now, was the one who made the announcement. She talked about how the API will allow any app ... Read More »
Google has always aimed to be the one-stop-shop for just about anything you might need to know, and for anyone who has tried to find the ingredients for the perfect cocktail that’s been slowed down by having to dig into a website, Google’s latest addition to its search results should make you plenty happy.
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Google Now has a new feature that plenty of people are going to find handy. When you’re driving, Google Now will now show you gas stations along your route, whether you’re using navigation or not. The feature is most accurate while navigating, as you would expect, but Google Now will make an educated guess at ... Read More »
An oft-requested feature is finally making its way into Google Now, at least for Android 5.0 Lollipop users. Lollipop users can now use Google Now voice commands to toggle Wi-Fi, Bluteooth and the flashlight on or off. The feature first made an appearance last year, but saved zero time, as instead ... Read More »
Google Now is a tool that many of us rely on every day to display traffic info, help us keep track of flights, learn about sports scores and more. And thanks to a new feature, it looks like we’re going to start relying on it even more.
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If you’ve got a Nest Learning Thermostat, then you’ll be pleased to hear that it’s now even easier to control your Nest with your phone.
Google announced today that its updated both its Android and iOS apps to add Nest integration. The feature allows Android users to ... Read More »
Google has announced today that the official Google Calendar app for Android is going to see a big update with all sorts of automagical (their word, not ours) changes and an entirely new design. The update will be rolling out to Android 5.0 devices starting today, with a 4.1+-compatible version landing in the coming ... Read More »