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Voice search improvements, new cards, and reminders in Google Now, update already live

0. phoneArena posted on 15 May 2013, 13:34

A few minutes before the actual announcement, our Nexus 4 popped up a notification of an update to the Google Search app. The "what's new" section didn't have any actual info of what to expect in the update, but the news has been announced in Google's keynote. Conversational search is coming to desktops, but our focus is mobile, and for that Google Now is getting voice search improvements, new cards, and reminders...

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posted on 15 May 2013, 13:41 4

1. PhoneCritic (Posts: 818; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)

Nice update and very practical.

posted on 15 May 2013, 15:50 1

2. ahhxd717 (Posts: 332; Member since: 08 Dec 2011)

Seriously what I've been waiting for. A simple reminder function.

posted on 16 May 2013, 10:48

3. TheMan (Posts: 493; Member since: 21 Sep 2012)

I'm hoping this will give countdown timer functionality, too, like what is available on S-Voice. Google Now (at least up to now) instead creates an alarm, which not only was inaccurately rounded to the nearest minute, also resulted in dozens of alarms in my alarm function, which, like a super model, needed periodic purging

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