New cards added to Google Now on Tap can save you some time during an average day

An update to Google Now on Tap is beginning to make its way to Android powered handsets running the Marshmallow build of the operating system. If you use Google Now to handle common everyday tasks, you'll find new cards containing shortcuts that can be tapped on to quickly handle these daily chores. Things like setting an alarm, navigating to work/home, starting a timer and requesting a reminder are now no more than a finger tap away.

Additionally, while on the road a second new card will allow you to tap other shortcuts that will quickly have Google search for nearby restaurants, gas stations, ATMs, bars and cafes. You might even be able to measure what kind of evening you're having by seeing how many of these icons you tap on in one night.

The new cards might not be revolutionary, and most of you already know how to get Google Now to set an alarm, give you turn-by-turn directions back home or help you find a gas station wherever you are. But you could save some time by using the new cards, and all of these seconds do add up at the end of a long, tiring day.

source: AndroidPolice

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5 Comments

1. lamseunyau

Posts: 38; Member since: Apr 27, 2015

Those cards look like something from windows 10

2. Scott93274

Posts: 6034; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

You're right, they look very alien/out of place on an Android Device.

3. vincelongman

Posts: 5695; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

The icons on the bottom one look fine to me But the icons on the top definitely do look out of place

4. Mxyzptlk unregistered

The concept is good but the execution and looks really need some work, unsurprisingly.

5. catze86

Posts: 731; Member since: Dec 07, 2015

f**king bloatwares

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