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Google Now Adds Google Now “Launcher,” Video On Demand Providers, Airbnb Reservations & More
Engadget reports Google has quietly rolled out several enhancements to Google search app for Android, bolstering Google Now features on the Nexus 5 and some other devices.
Here are the changes that were labeled “bug fixes and performance improvements” in the Google Play store for the app.
- The most noticeable change is that the Nexus 5 home screen has now been renamed the “Google Now Launcher.”
- Select your TV providers and/or video on demand providers and Google Now will give you recommendations on what to watch.
- Airbnb reservations also now display in Google Now.
- Also the alarms and notifications for alarms have been simplified.
Here are additional screen shots from Engadget: