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Bing’s Answer To Google Now Comes To The Desktop

Bing’s Answer To Google Now Comes To The Desktop

By Chris Crum April 16, 2014

Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it is launching personalized cards on the Bing Homepage, which will let users keep track of news, weather, flights, stocks, and eventually more. Kind of like an early version of Google Now on the desktop, …

That Google Smart Watch Might Be Coming Next Year That Google Smart Watch Might Be Coming Next Year

Everybody these days is making a smart watch. Even if Samsung and Sony are the only major manufacturers out of the gate, many more are finalizing plans to launch one within the year. Now a new report has found that …

Google's New Reminders Are Pretty Awesome Google's New Reminders Are Pretty Awesome
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As we reported last week, Google launched an update to its Google Search app for Android, adding some new Google Now functionality. Among the improvements were the ability to set reminders when you search. Now that we’re seeing this in …

Google Now Just Keeps Getting More Useful Google Now Just Keeps Getting More Useful

Earlier this week, Google updated Google Keep with new Google Now reminders for notes. Now, Google Now itself is getting new kinds of cards. The update comes to the Google Search app for Android. Presumably, iOS will get it later. …

Google Keep Gets A Lot More Useful Google Keep Gets A Lot More Useful

Google is launching an update to Google Keep, which includes Google Now reminders and a new photo note option. You can select the “remind me” button from the bottom of any note, and choose to be reminded based on time …

Google Adds Personal Info To Your Search Experience Google Adds Personal Info To Your Search Experience
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Google has been getting more personalized little by little for years now, but it’s happening much more rapidly these days, and not only is it getting more personalized, it’s getting more conversational, in the sense that it’s just telling you …

Google Now Cards Feature Spotted In Chrome Google Now Cards Feature Spotted In Chrome
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It was a little surprising that Google Now coming to Chrome wasn’t one of the Chrome announcements Google made at Google I/O last month, but just because it hasn’t been announced doesn’t mean it’s far off. There have been rumors …

Google Search App Gets New Google Now Features Google Search App Gets New Google Now Features
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Google has launched an update to the Google Search app for Android with some new Google Now features, Voice actions and Offers integration. There are new Google Now TV cards. Google explains in a Google+ post, “If you have an …

Google Wants To Eat Your Data, Gain Your Knowledge Google Wants To Eat Your Data, Gain Your Knowledge
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Search is moving more and more toward structured data, which in turn, is leading search engines to delivering the information users are seeking without the need of having to send them to third-party sites. Google, in particular, is making tremendous …

Google Offers Webmasters New Structured Data Tools Google Offers Webmasters New Structured Data Tools
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Google has launched two new tools for webmasters to provide the search engine with structured data from their sites. For one, Google’s Data Highlighter now supports eight types of structured data, including: events, products, local businesses, articles, software applications, movies, …

Google Now Makes Anonymous Reviews More Visible Google Now Makes Anonymous Reviews More Visible
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Google made local business pages (and the reviews contained within) a lot more visible this week, with the launch of Google Now for the iPhone and iPad. That includes negative reviews from anonymous, non-accountable “Google Users,” just so you know. …

Google Now Hits iPhone And iPad With Fewer Features Google Now Hits iPhone And iPad With Fewer Features
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Google has made Google Now available on iOS in a new update to the Search app for iPhones and iPads. Here’s the description for what’s new in version 3.0.0: Get just the right information at just the right time with …

Google Buys Wavii To Improve Natural Language Google Buys Wavii To Improve Natural Language
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Recent reports indicated that Google bought Wavii, a mobile startup, which has received some comparisons to Summly, which Yahoo recently acquired and integrated into its iPhone app. Now, Wavii has confirmed the acquisition. CEO Adrian Aoun says in a note …

Google Now Coming To The Google Homepage? Google Now Coming To The Google Homepage?

It appears that Google has big plans for Google Now beyond the Android operating system. The feature, which serves users relevant information when they are most likely to need it, without them having to search for it on their own, …

What’s Going on with Google Now for iOS? What’s Going on with Google Now for iOS?
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So, what the hell is happening with Google Now for iOS? According to conflicting reports from people on each end, it’s stuck in some sort of non-existent approval limbo. Speaking at the Big Tent Summit in India earlier, Google Executive …

Google Now May Be On Its Way To iOS [Rumor] Google Now May Be On Its Way To iOS [Rumor]
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For almost a year, Google Now has remained an exclusive feature of Android. The service may very well be coming to Chrome in the near future, but an iOS version seemed unlikely. Well, it’s not unlikely anymore if a leaked …

Google Now Gets Better At Movies And Real Estate Google Now Gets Better At Movies And Real Estate

Google announced on Wednesday that it has added some new features to Google Now with a new update. For Movie cards, Google Now will now include ratings from Rotten Tomatoes, and let you purchase tickets through Fandango (a feature that …