Behold the power of Google Now

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Want to see just how much Google Now has evolved over the last year? Check out this video which shows off some of the amazing searches and commands that you can pull off with your smartphone! Here is a brand new demo with improved Google voice searches in the last 12 months (35 queries ...

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Google Now adds a host of new cards

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Newest updates adds cards for car rentals, concert tickets, commute sharing, NCAA football and additional reminders. Also, public transit and TV cards are improved as well.

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Google’s new offering for nutritional information

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Are you a health nut who compulsively checks nutrition facts of everything you ingest? Are you a casual dieter who just wants to make sure you aren’t poisoning yourself? Google’s fulfilling yet another need! I fall into the latter category and I know that I hate having to download ...

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Google mobile search enhanced for Rotten Tomatoes, Wikipedia

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The Google search experience for mobile devices has been updated with improved results for Rotten Tomatoes and Wikipedia. For those of you looking for the local movie showings and start times, the results page will display “In Theaters” under the larger Rotten Tomatoes link. The ...

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Potential future Google Now features found hiding in latest app release

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The guys over at AndroidPolice, as often is their wont, have gone digging through the recent Google Now (Search) app to see what’s hiding. And, as you can tell from the headline, there’s plenty of stuff tucked away, presumably waiting for activation. We’ll happily direct you ...

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Google Now update includes real-time package tracking, quick settings

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The Google Now (Google Search) app for Android 4.1 devices or later has been updated to include a number of handy features. As you’ve guessed by the headline, you can now track shipped packages in real-time across select partners. Also included are quick feedback and settings on cards as ...

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Google Handwrite updated with improved recognition, multi-character input, and more

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Google has updated their Handwrite feature within Google search. The update adds more functionality for defining similar characters, overlapping characters, and multi-character input for Chinese. These updates should help the user write faster and easier within Google Handwrite. The new ...

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Google Now updated with travel-minded features

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A new version of Google Now (Google Search) has arrived in Google Play, just in time to put the finishing touches on your holiday travel plans. As detailed on the official Android blog, the update makes it easier to prepare for road trips and flights. Before you even leave your house, Google ...

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Get this look for your Android smartphone: GoogleNowXE

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One of our absolute favorite things about Android is the fact that you can bend and tweak the platform to your needs.  Sure, there’s rooting and modding for deep level personalization, but that stuff does not always concern the everyman user. Some of just like to change the home screen ...

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

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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 ...

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Google Handwrite allows you to write what you want to search

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Google started as a search engine, and today their main priority and focus is still that. Today, it’s known as the father of all the search engines, and Google planned to take their mobile search experience to next level. Introducing Google Handwrite, which allow the user to search ...

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Google Updates Search App for Android

Google has released* a new version of the search application today, tossing in a number of minor improvements. Users will notice right away that the interface has received a bit of a makeover which takes its cues from the new Android Market.  Suggestions are now grouped by type with web ...

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Google Announces New Search Experience for Honeycomb Tablets

Google has announced a new search experience today which will impact Android 3.1+ tablets and Apple’s iPad. Expected to roll out over the coming days, a new Google.com experience will fall in line with other, simplified layouts. Think in terms of the new gmail inbox (desktop) and Google+ ...

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Google Realtime Search Integrates New Sources

Google Realtime Search picked up a nice boost this week with the addition of a handful of new sources.  Joining the likes of Facebook and Twitter are Quora, Gowalla, Plixi, Me2day, Twitgoo, and others.  Should you look to find out exactly what is happening right now, Realtime Search is a ...

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Google Now Offering Sources for Trivia Wars Everywhere

So for all you know-it-alls–I mean trivia buffs, Google has implemented a new feature in mobile searches to help you answer questions and source your arguments for the year that the Fonz jumped the shark. Pictured to the left you see the new feature, which recognizes queries with terms ...

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