Google Now for Android Updated with More Cards
Google made its Google Now product a bit more useful today with the addition of several new cards. Google Now can provide reservation details and directions with the Car Rental card. It can serve as a digital ticket with the Concert Ticket card. Commuting should be easier to plan and check in real-time with the improved Public Transit and Commute Sharing cards. Google Now also adds the ability to set reminders for search items, adds better search options and information when watching television, and now supports NCAA football scores. The updated Google Now should be available via the Google Play Store today.
Google Adjusts Google Now Cards and Search
Google has updated the appearance of its Google Now and Google Search tools on Android devices to match the company's new design motif. First and foremost, the apps adopt the new logo and font changes Google made earlier this week.
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 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 Maps for iOS Gains One-Tap Access to Commute Info
Google today updated Google Maps for iOS devices with new real-time tools to make finding information on the go even quicker. iPhone owners can now swipe up when using Google Maps to open three tabs: explore, driving, and transit.