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Google mobile search now includes Google Now styled cards for certain information

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Google mobile search now includes Google Now styled cards for certain information
Google has announced an update to its mobile search feature for smartphones and tablets. Now, certain information will be presented in what Google calls a "richer" way and answers will be interactive. The new way that information is presented resembles the cards used on Google Now. When you ask for information like flight times, currency conversion, unit measurement comparisons, local time, financial records, sunrise times and dates of holidays, you will immediately notice the new format.

Google now offers new format for some responses
Google now offers new format for some responses

Google now offers new format for some responses

One of the major advantages to using the new format is the way that responses become interactive. For example, if you're converting 10 meters to miles and you want to see how many miles in 14 meters, simply tap on the "card" and the full unit converter will appear.

Originally, the new look will be found on searches done on smartphones and tablets in English, but will soon rollout to the desktop version of Google.com and will also be launched in internationally.

source: Google via Engadget

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posted on 10 Aug 2012, 02:29 6

1. mas11 (Posts: 1032; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)


I definitely like the simple look of the cards to get you the info you need without having to open any links. Keep it up Google.

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 03:10 4

3. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5647; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


yeah, i've made practical use out of Google Now since i got it on my Razr.

if you want to maximize it's usefulness you should take a look at this.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1817640

i never have to do math again! ;D

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 03:06 1

2. spoks (Posts: 44; Member since: 01 Jun 2012)


superstar... the search is almost instant... like google now... it also has natural language capability...

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 03:16

4. Phullofphil (Posts: 801; Member since: 10 Feb 2009)


I just put goog now on my Sg3 and it's for me what is the main reason Ilike jelly bean. I love it. Speech recognition offline and butter improvements are up there to but I as far as usability my Sgt3 is fast already and Google now is used almost every time I pick my phone up. Adding a little bit of that into. Regular search is gonna be I think so usefully especially when more featurns are added. It's defntly a new way to search in a way and I hope Google now incorporates more into the desktop and gets better

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 03:23

5. maryaaadil (Posts: 146; Member since: 07 Apr 2012)


Can i use it on my GNOTE (not rooted)

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 03:34

6. MeoCao (unregistered)


Google on the march.

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 03:46

7. spoks (Posts: 44; Member since: 01 Jun 2012)


im using Gnote, not rooted, and just use the google search app...

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