Items tagged with Google Now

Earlier this year, Google made a big splash with its $3.2 billion acquisition of Nest Labs. In the months following the announcement, Google tossed around the idea of displaying ads on your thermostat or fridge and began the process of harvesting... Read...
Teenagers are usually quick to adapt to technology, so it shouldn't be too surprising that teens are the ones embracing hands-free search. According to the results of Google's Mobile Voice Study, 55 percent of teenagers between the age of 13-18... Read...
It feels like the epic battle of iPhone vs. Android vs. Windows Phone has been going on forever, and admittedly, it's a bit tired at this point. To help freshen things up, it would be wise to take a look at what the phones can actually do, and then... Read...
Digital assistants have always been a little creepy, but their helpfulness generally outweighs any odd feelings you may have about Siri, Cortana, and Google Now. This week, the last of that bunch... Read...
It appears that Samsung has more in mind than just making physical changes to its flagship smartphone. Based on some leaked photos floating around cyberspace, Samsung is going for a visual overhaul... Read...
It finally happened: the most unique and intelligent feature of Android Jelly Bean has been ported to iOS. Google has long since believed that it wasn't just about stealing market share with Android; it was about making amazing products that even avid iPhone and iPad users would use. Because in the end, Google... Read...
Without question, Google Now is one of the more fantastic software developments to hit the smartphone world in recent years. It's wildly smart, and sincerely does a great job of notifying you of things that you'll need to be know soon -- it... Read...
Google released a new ad for its Nexus 4 phone that shows off the power of Google Now. In the ad, users around the world are shown using various features of Google Now, a service that is designed to display useful information at just the right time... Read...
Google Now, an all-purpose alert system introduced in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, is hopping over to the desktop. It will be integrated into a future build of the Chrome browser, giving desktop users access to the same groovy alerts and notifications... Read...
Gmail Mobile is out and ready for use. Gmail Mobile is the latest addition to Google's ever expanding range of e-mail services. Heading to http://m.gmail.com on your mobile phone will let you access your Gmail from anywhere. If you've never surfed the web with your phone, Google will help you get started.... Read...