Google Now update adds settings for movies, sports, emergency alerts

Google Now update adds settings for movies, sports, emergency alerts

Those of you with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean or a sideloaded version of Google Now will find that there’s a new update awaiting you in the Google Play Store.  With this release, users get a number of new settings to toggle and personalize.  Have a few favorite sports teams that you want to keep up with?  Want to know what’s playing near you on movie day?  How would you like to get a notification for weather emergencies like hurricanes and storms?

  •  Movies – see movie showtimes and more
  • Public alerts – receive emergency messages such as storm warnings and earthquake alerts
  • Add favorite sports teams to follow in real time (120 teams)
  • Support for Korea

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