Nest integration with Google Now goes live

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You may have recently heard that Nest was getting integrated into Google Now to allow you to control the wireless thermostat with your voice, but was currently disabled. Well now the integration seems to have gone live, with Google Now accepting commands such as “OK Google, change ...

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Google announces Inbox, a new way to handle email, tasks, and life

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Google is just rolling out all sorts of fun announcements this month, with Lollipop and Nexus devices last week, Songza integration yesterday, and now a new feature of Gmail called Inbox. Inbox was announced on Wednesday on the Official Google Blog, and is essentially a combination of the app ...

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Google mobile app gets updated again

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It wasn’t so long ago we all downloaded the Google Search app on our phones and were excited to have a dedicated search app from our favorite search engine. But, as Google kept growing, the Google Search app grew too, in fact, it grew right out of its name. With the addition of Google ...

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Google Now adds discounted flight notifications

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Did you know that I can predict the future? Just last week I posted an article about the Future of Google Now, and one of the things I asked for was finer tuning of current functionality within Google Now, and went on to talk about flights. Well, this afternoon, Google took one step closer to ...

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The Future of Google Now

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Google Now is one of the most innovative, useful features to be released in the last few years. It truly makes your smartphone a smart phone. It provides you with information before you even ask for it. It saves you from being stuck in traffic, fumbling through your email to find your plane ...

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Field Trip cards to soon appear in Google Now

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Field Trip, one of our favorite apps for discovering new and interesting places while traveling, is about to find a new way to help users learn more about nearby things and places. According to new reports, Field Trip cards should soon begin showing up in Google Now, leading to more discovery. ...

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FYI: You can create Google Now reminders from Google.com

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Just a short and sweet post to let you guys know that you don’t have to open you Android device to create reminders for Google Now. No sir, you can actually do it from a desktop client by simply navigating to google.com in the Chrome browser. Instead of searching for something type ...

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Get This Look: nowPaper

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We’re huge fans of changing the home screen around a bit and creating a new user experience for our Android. So much so that we present our ongoing series of Get This Look posts. In a nutshell we show you a new layout, app, widget, or icon set for your Android handset and tell you which apps ...

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Google voice search learns new tricks, media controls and corrections in tow

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Google is actively working on a Google Search app, This service keeps on growing in terms of functionality. Recently Google added a bunch of new languages to the service, so that you could call upon the service even if English (UK/US) isn’t set as you language of choice. This time around ...

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Living with Google: Google Maps

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Google Maps is the go to map and navigation app for your android phone. With years of mapping experience, an ever growing library of satellite photos and new roads Google is the go to source for your navigation and location needs. Google is always making improvements to the mapping experience. ...

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How To: Enable “OK Google” on all screens of your Android

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Want to enable Google Now voice search from any screen of your Android? Of course you do. Thanks to a recent update to the search app you can now say, “OK Google” from anywhere you want on your Android smartphone or tablet. It’s quite easy to do, actually, and here’s how ...

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“OK Google” hotword is now available in a bunch of new languages

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Google Now is a really useful service which keeps on getting better and better. For some it is more useful than for others. Google Now launcher offers you the benefit of activating voice search on which ever home screen you’re in while the Moto X is a completely different story thanks to ...

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Google Search update rolls out, “OK Google” hotword now works from any screen.

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With Google I/O in full swing and a mass of exciting new products and features being announced, the company are not letting this get in the way of getting updates pushed out to its current Android OS. One of the latest updates see Google Search 3.5.14 arrive which brings two very major ...

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Google Now learns a new quick links trick when you perform a music search

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Google Now keeps on moving forward, adding in new features all the time. This time they’ve added a small, but a nifty one. If you decide to search for music of some kind, Google will (as it did thus far) show you the results of your search. However, from now on it will offer you... Read More

Google tweets a picture of a new unknown phone

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Google is promoting Google Now and its features via Twitter, but they’re doing it on an unknown device. This of course couldn’t be an accident, so… let the speculation begin. The phone looks kind of similar to the Nexus 5, but not quite. It’s quite beautiful if you ask ...

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