Tag: google now

Blur Launcher gives devs a Google Now Launcher playground

Google Now Launcher (or Google Experience Launcher, if you prefer the older name) is seemingly becoming the new fad for homescreen launchers. After CyanogenMod's...

Google Now offers flight alternatives, bakes in Field Trip

You’re just a few hours away from your flight to London, when suddenly, you received a notification that it has been cancelled. What do...

Enterprise-friendly Google Now tipped to come with HP tie-up

Google Now might soon have a more prominent role in the workplace if this alliance of enterprise companies manages to pull through. Google and...

Navdy HUD projects virtual images onto car’s windshield

Several sci-fi movies from the past (and recent) years have scenes showing holograms being projected on a car’s dashboard or windshield. But with the...

Google’s Emu buy seen to bring some brains to Hangouts

Wouldn't it be swell if you could easily turn chat messages into calendar appointments or todo items right then and there, without having to...

Ooloo app gives a human “face” to virtual voice-search

While virtual assistants like Siri and Google Now have made our lives a little bit easier (that is, if you have a smartphone), there...

More devices getting Google Now launcher support

The Google Now launcher was probably the pick of the bunch of features that launched with Android 4.4 Kitkat (you can argue that point...

Google makes searching while traveling even easier

Ever since the advent of smartphones, apps, and admit it, Google, traveling to an unfamiliar place is not as scary as it once was....

AutoVoice Tasker plug-in blows Commandr out of the water

Admittedly, we were pretty stoked at the time we were exploring all the things you could do with Commandr, and app which initially ran...

Tasker gets huge update, new features and bug fixes

Tasker is one of those essential apps in the Android ecosystem that once you learn to use, you really can’t do without. Granted that...

CM Home now in CM nightlies, not a Google Now killer

CyanogenMod has teased before that it was working on CM Home, which implements a sliding panel behavior ala Google Experience/Now Launcher. That CM Home...

Commndr for Google Now removes ‘Note to Self’ voice prompt

Commndr for Google Now was a very welcome addition for users who wanted even more functionality for Google’s personal assistant program for mobile devices....