Google Now for Android Gains New TV and Offers Cards
Google today announced the availability of a new version of Google Now for Android devices. The latest version of Google Now adds two new cards for information about television programming and Google Offers. According to Google, Android device owners will be able to get more information about live television, such as cast or actor details, when using the app on the same network as an internet-connected television set. The other new card will deliver reminders for saved Google Offers when the owner happens to be near a store where an offer is available. Google Now is part of the main Google Search app, which is a free download from the Play Store.
Google Overhauls Its Home Media App
Google today released a new version of Google Home, the mobile app smartphone owners use to interact with their Google Home speaker and Chromecast dongles. Google says the revised application should make it easier to find content to share with connected speakers and television sets.
Google Lens Rolling Out to All Android Users in Google Photos
Google today said all Android users can try Google Lens via the latest version of Google Photos for Android. Google Lens is an image-recognition function that relies on mobile cameras to perform searches.
Google Search for Android Gains Offline Mode
Google has made it possible for Google Search to work even when the device goes offline. The latest build of Search for Android can store Google searches if a phone loses its network connection.
iPhone Owners Gain Access to Google Lens in Google Photos
Google today said iOS users can try a preview of Google Lens in the latest version of Google Photos (v3.15). Google Lens is an image-recognition function that relies on mobile cameras to perform searches.
Very cool if it works