Google Now Lands on iOS

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After a few rumours and a couple of leaks, Google Now has finally arrived on iPhone and iPad, in the form of an update to the Google Search application. The app does many things in the same way as on Android, including Cards and syncing with your Google account. However, it is far less integrated with iOS than it is with Android, so the experience is slightly less satisfying.

Google haven’t given one of their best features to iOS, they’ve only given a bite of it.

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Google Now Widget Spotted in Documentation

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Here’s a neat little feature which could be making an appearance on Android in the near future. A widget version of Google Now, which displays a round-up of your cards, has been spotted on Google’s support pages, which has since been removed.

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Personally, I really like the current method of accessing the entire app from the lockscreen, but it wouldn’t hurt to have a widget summarising the day.

It’s hard to know when we can expect to see this widget released, but now that it’s been leaked I doubt Google will keep it in the dark for much longer.

Source: Android Central

Siri and Google Now – The Wingman Goes Digital

This time 18 months ago, the voice assistant was a thing of the future. Now, it’s very much a thing of the present, and it has gradually transformed into yet another technology battle between Apple and Google, as well as poor attempts from Samsung and individual app makers. Here’s some information about the latest technology craze.

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New Google Adverts Focus on Fathers and Interviews

Google have released another two incredible adverts for their services. The first focuses on a father, who uses Google Now to impress his son with knowledge about the universe. The second is based around a person who uses Google Goggles to look knowledgeable in a job interview.

Even though the adverts are brilliant, I don’t think any amount of adverts can do justice to how great Google Now actually is. You really don’t realise how useful it is until you actually try it for yourself.

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