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 Search for iPhone Gets AMP'd
Google today updated its Google Search app for the iPhone and added several new features. The most significant improvement is support for Google's accelerated mobile pages, or AMP.
Latest Google Maps Update Makes It Easier to Locate Your Events
Google has updated Google Maps and now lets users access more personal information regarding their locations with a quick search. Google Maps culls more data from users' Gmail accounts and will automatically make event details available to Maps.