New API to Allow Developers to Work With Third Party Google Now Cards More Easily

Google was said to expand Google Now functionality for a while now, via third party apps, but we didn’t exactly have many details about that. Well, it appears a group of developers were privileged enough this January to get to code for third party apps with Google Now features. In the future even smaller developers will get that functionality. Speaking... 

Google Now Includes “Gas Stations On Your Route” Card

Google Now has been updated with a new card, one that shows “gas stations on your route”, while you’re travelling. People always need to know where the best place to get gas is and this card is very helpful for that. Sometimes you have to get out of your way to reach a certain gas station and that’s certainly not pleasant. The... 

Google Now Gets Updated With New Cards From Famous Apps, Including Pandora, Shazam, Lyft, Ford and More

Google Now has been updated with support for a series of apps, that get their own cards in Now. Thanks to the Google app you will now get info about the music you like, reminders for the daily French lesson on Duolingo and more. Up until now, Google Now reminded you about a flight, the score of your favourite team’s match, or showed a news story... 

Google Now Features Olympics Cards and New Commands

Google Now got a bit of an update this week, bringing it new functionality. That includes event reminders, new voice commands and quick access to Olympics and all the data related to it. There are new voice commands, that allow you to make calls, send text messages to the contacts and more. The commands accept intelligent contextual uses found in the... 

Google Now coming to the Chrome / Chromium Browser

After Apple first announced their version for a virtual assistant that is voice activated and can fulfill a great number of tasks, a whole madness began with developers working either to port the software for other platforms or launch their unique variants of it. The greatest success since the launch of Apple’s Siri – virtual assistant is... 

Google Now Able to Provide Recipe Recommendations

Google Now has managed to attract a lot of fans since it was launched with the Jelly Bean version of the Android OS. It has managed to prove its usefulness whenever it was put to the task and it is without any doubt a step towards a new means of interaction with our Android device. Google Now came practically out of nowhere and proved how a real... 

Google Now Widget Leaks on Google’s Support Page

This may not be much of a piece of news, but it appears that Google has leaked the widget for Google Now on its support page, through the image you see below. This answers the desires of many Android fans, who wanted such a feature on their devices. The idea goes like this: you place the widget on the homescreen and at just a click away lays a relevant... 

Google Now Brings “What’s This Song” Feature, Rivaling Shazam

Google’s latest update to Google Now brought a feature that allows you to ask “what’s this song” to find out the name of a song that’s playing at a certain time. The app will listen and it will deliver the artist’s name, title of the song, the price you can get it for in the Play Store and a cover for the album/single. You... 

Pre-orders for Books on Google Play Now Possible Through Google Now

Launched as one of the main features of Android Jelly Bean, Google Now has gathered a very large number of fans and not once has it been appreciated as one of the best voice assistants available on the mobile platform. Since the initial launch, Google Now has seen a number of improvements that turned it from an awesome feature to a must when it comes... 

Google Now Can Now Track and Display Distances for Walking or Driving

Only few days ago Google Search has been updated to include a lot of new features. Google Now can now access Gmail and display cards for package delivery schedule or flight reservations and tracking. It also features cinema and restaurants, along with displaying cards for interesting places near the current location. Google Now’s latest version... 

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