Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most upgraded apps for the week. I’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to look at what people are actually updating, not focus on which apps have the most installs. As in ... Read More »
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Google Now is Google’s intelligent search app made to provide information before you ask for it, and it works pretty damn well. It populates the screen with relevant cards. Users can customize the experience by selecting which cards they want to see from a menagerie of options. A new update rolling out to those on ... Read More »
Google has pushed an update to the Google search app for Android that adds some new functionality to Google Now. New cards available in Google Now include information on live TV, third-party music client support and location-aware Google Offers.
Google Now’s live TV support takes the second-screen approach to a new level. If you have ... Read More »
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Where iOS users have Siri (Apple’s virtual assistant) all to themselves, Android users have Google Now–Google’s virtual assistant, complete with automated mind-bending location-aware information, ready when you need it, without ever having to ask for it. That changes today, though. Google has updated its iOS search app to include Google Now, which begs the question: ... Read More »
Google is relatively well know for embracing third-party developers. Where iOS forces users to stick with default browsers and email clients, use limited sharing options and keep their home screen just how Apple likes it, Google excels in handing over the keys to the kingdom. This goes for services too, where developers have been able ... Read More »
After months of waiting, the Android 4.1 update for the HTC One X has finally been released. Back in October, we heard that AT&T had received the code from HTC to begin their testing process, but things had been extremely silent until now.
From what we can gather, the 630 MB Android 4.1 update for the AT&T ... Read More »
Google Now has fast become a flagship feature of Android, constantly evolving to provide users with a constant stream of automated relevant information. An update to Google Search for Android today has brought some increased functionality to Google Now, and the addition of a new homescreen widget.
Added to Google Now today, movie cards now ... Read More »
With March Madness right around the corner, excitement surrounding NCAA basketball is ramping up. Google is taking advantage of the timing, and has released as update to Google Now that enables users to manually add NCAA basketball teams to the sports card.
Before the update, the appearance of select NCAA teams was sporadic at best. ... Read More »
If you were watching the Grammys last night and paying attention to the commercials, you may have noticed a spot from Google showing off the Nexus 4, and the power of Google Now. Now available for viewing on the official Google Nexus YouTube account, the latest advertisement for Google Now is easily the best to ... Read More »
A couple months back, in the development notes for the Chromium project, it was mentioned that Google is working on a “skeleton” for Google Now in Chrome, that would be accessible through “Chrome Notifications.” Google commented saying that the company is always experimenting with their products, but they had nothing to announce at the time. ... Read More »