The Google Search app, better known as Google Now on devices with Jelly Bean and up, is getting a huge update. After the update, the Google Search app will be able to listen for the “OK Google” hotword throughout the entire phone instead of just in the app, the Google Now Launcher or the few ... Read More »
Google Now has changed right under our noses, and most of us didn’t even notice. If you regularly have more than one weather card shown in Google Now (if you commute to a different city for work, for example), you may notice that the card looks a bit different now. Instead of showing multiple cards ... Read More »
Google Now informs you of so many things when you need it. Whether it’s a flight or hotel reservation, it’s incredibly useful to just pull up Google Now and get a direct link to the info you need. It’s quite brilliant. But what about car rentals?
Google has integrated rental car reservation reminders into Google ... Read More »
Google Now has a ton of functionality built in, allowing you to control many functions of your Android device with just your voice. And on devices that have Google Now voice activation on the home screen, or even better everywhere, it becomes a very useful way of using your phone on a daily basis. However, ... Read More »
Google Now has always been helpful and it continues to get better with every update. Google pushes out updates quite often, adding new features to help you in your everyday life. Today another update is rolling out that adds yet another useful feature: showing you product availability around you for products you want.
If you took a survey of Android fans asking what their favorite day of the week is, I bet that many would answer “Wednesday.” And that’s not because they can go around saying “Uh-oh, guess what day it is.” No, it’s because Wednesday is the day that Google oftenRead More »
Typically when we highlight Google updates, we’re talking about a refresh of one of its Android apps. Today’s a little different, though, as Google is testing a redesign of its mobile web search results.
Dubbed “LEGO,” the new user experience offers a much better looking, smoother search experience. As ... Read More »
Apparently Google is all about the voice commands now. The company recently added support for “Take a photo” and “Take a video” commands to the Google Search app for Android, and now there’s a command for music fans as well.