Google Now has been one of our favorite features in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and I'm pretty sure we're not alone in that thinking either. Google's continued to update and improve both the feature in general, as well as all the backend services. However, today our very own Chris Davies and sister site SlashGear sat down with Google's Matias Duarte to talk Google Now, Project Glass, and more.
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Google has recently released some updated information regarding Google Glass. The goodies include a video showing what using Google Glass will feel like, a bit about what you can do with Google Glass and even how you may be able to get a pair ahead of others. On that last one though, keep in mind -- Google is now giving these away for free. Lets begin with the first of the three, how using Google Glass will feel, for which Google has released a video.
Google has rolled out the latest addition for Google Now. The latest goodie is recipe recommendations and of course, comes in addition to the numerous other Google Now changes and updates we have seen over the past few days. This latest is basically just another card option and will work similarly to others. Those using Google to search for recipes should start noticing the new card option in Google Now.
Doodle artwork that graces the front page of Google from time to time, and now we can enjoy it on our mobile devices in another way. For those running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, Google Now has received a little update behind the scenes that wasn't mentioned in yesterdays update. We now get Google Doodles right on our phone too.
Google has just updated their popular Google Search app with tons of improvements to the amazing Google Now. We've been talking about a Google Now widget lately, and today they've delivered exactly that along with multiple other new features. Read on for the full details.
Google Now is in the news more than once. After Google launched their new TV ad spot showcasing the impressive Google Now feature in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, now we're seeing a back-end update. We have great news for all those Basketball fans around the country. After the sports cards initially only supported a select few pro sports, we can now confirm college teams like NCAA Basketball are available.
Google doesn't put ad spots on TV much this weekend they aired their brand new Nexus 4 commercial and shared it with the world. Most of the focus however, was with their impressive Google Now feature.
Amazon has acquired the IVONA Software company. They specialize in text-to-speech and Amazon's used their services in the past, but many think this will be the first step in a new direction. This could be Amazon getting ready to take on Google Now and Siri.
Siri and Android users have Google Now. That is just the way it goes now, however once upon a time, it looked as if Siri was going to be the assistant app for some Android users. Not to mention, some may not even be aware, but before Apple launched Siri as a feature of the iPhone -- Siri was an app for the iPhone and it available by way of the iOS App Store. And not to try and make any iPhone users feel bad about having Siri, once a time Siri was quite a bit more capable.