Google Now Gains Reminders, Public Transit Estimates
Google today announced updates to Google Now. The app now lets you set reminders based on time or location, and estimates commute times using public transit.
Google Adds Reminders to Google Calendar
Google today said mobile device users can now add reminders to their Google Calendar. Google says reminders will remain within Google Calendar if left uncompleted.
Google Adds Distance Estimates to Google Fit
Google today updated its Google Fit health and fitness tracking app with some much-needed features. For example, the app now estimates how far people have walked based on the number of steps they've taken (and several other factors, such as height and gender).
Google Maps Will Now Tell You When to Get Off Your Bus or Train
Google has updated Maps for Android with a new feature meant to ensure people don't miss their stop when using public transportation, such as buses or trains. Google says the new tool supplies not only departure times and ETAs, but it can also alert people when it is time to get off a bus or train in order to make a transfer or arrive at their destination.
Google Maps Transit Navigation Adds Wheelchair-Compatible Routes
Google today updated Google Maps public transit navigation with support for wheelchairs. The company asked its Local Guides to begin adding wheelchair/accessibility data to Maps last fall.