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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Google Now is going to make sure you don’t miss your exit, ever again

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Google Now keeps on getting some nifty features that will make your life easier. The service recently got offline sync and notifications for Chrome users. This time around we have a smaller but an interesting addition to Google Now. If you’ve ever missed your stop while riding on a train ...

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Get This Look: FlatOBlue

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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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Big list of Google Now commands

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Since the debut of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, Android users have been privy to an increasingly cool experience known as Google Now. Baked into the search app for Android, it’s the personal assistant that we’ve always needed. And, the best part about it is that it improves all the time. ...

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Living With Google: Google Now

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It seems not a day goes by that we don’t discover some new way to use our Android device. It’s portable, powerful, and full of amazing software. My smartphone is a daily tool that I could not live without. Google has made this more of a need for me than a “want”. More ...

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Get This Look: Google Now Homescreen

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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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Enable “OK Google” on 3rd party launchers on any device

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One of the cool features of the Moto X is the always listening “Ok Google” feature which allows you to prompt a voice command in Google Now without even having to touch the device. Now a mod for the Xposed Framework has been created over at XDA Developers to enable “OK ...

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Google Now gains offline sync for those times without internet

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Google Now has just had a major update to the way it works by gaining an offline sync feature allowing the service to be accessed at those times when you’ve got no internet. Now live in the Google Play Store, the Google Search App will continue to function when accessing Google Now even ...

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Google: We’re aware of issues with YouTube app crashing

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With enhanced functionality being introduced to Google Now, it seems that the recent update to the app has somehow introduced issues with the YouTube app crashing. The good news is Google is aware of it and have advised that a backend fix has been issued so if you were experiencing YouTube ...

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‘Ok Google, Take a Picture’ Goes Live on Google Search App

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If you’ve ever wanted to take a picture hands-free by simply prompting Google of your intentions, then Google’s latest enhancement to their Android Search App and Google Now will allow you to do just that. When you want to capture that perfect moment, all you have to do now is hit ...

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Google unveils its vision for smartwatches, launches Android Wear developer preview

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Many have hoped to shape the smartwatch revolution, taking their vision to Kickstarter and the like, but today Google finally joined the game announcing Android Wear, a version of the operating system for wearable devices. Google launched two videos that introduce Android Wear, which extends ...

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Google Search App Updated – Brings in expanded card information

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Google have pushed an update to their Google Search App bringing in a variety of new features. The new changes primarily revolve around the Google Now cards which now include extra information for various sports and expandable information relating to stocks. Also included in the update is ...

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‘OK Google’ voice activation hits Google Chrome browser Beta

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Google Voice Search has been rolled out to the Google Chrome desktop browser over some time and users are now able to use their voice to conduct search commands right within their browser. Google have taken this to the next level in their latest Beta of Google Chrome with the popular “Ok ...

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