Google Now Adds TV, Movies, News Topics, Blog Posts, Waze Data, In Store Pick Up Reminders & More

Google NowGoogle announced improvements to Google Now for Android users. The new update brings more Google Now cards to Android users including:

  • Website update card can bring you things like the latest post so you’ll never miss a story.
  • News topic card brings you fresh articles from the web on topics you care about.
  • What to watch card gives you Movie and TV recommendations when you’re staying in.
  • Traffic with Waze card where you can see traffic incidents on your commute using real-time data from Waze
  • Reminders update where you can set repeat reminders
  • Rugby scores to get real time scores for rugby teams
  • In Store Pickup cards to see when your packages are ready for in-store pickup.

The update is within the overall Google Search for Android app update, which you can download via Google Play.

Here are some screen shots as an animated GIF:

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Related Topics: Channel: Consumer | Google: Google Now

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