Google Now Adds Site Updates, Traffic Incidents, TV Recommendations And More

Google has added some interesting new cards to Google Now for Android. The features come in the latest update of the Google Search app. Google has added a Website update card, which could mean more traffic for publishers. It brings…

Smartphones Will Soon Run Themselves, Says Analyst

Smartphone (or smart TV or smart watch) is a bit of a misnomer at this point. Sure, the devices are far more capable than feature phones and their wireless access to the internet can make their users seem smart, but…

That Google Smart Watch Might Be Coming Sooner Rather Than Later [Report]

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…

New Google Now Knowledge Graph Reminders For Music And TV Shows Are Pretty Awesome

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

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 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…

Will Google’s Expanding Personalization Help Or Hurt Businesses?

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

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 Android App Gets New Google Now, Voice And Offers Features

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…

Is It Worth It To Your Site To Help Google Build Its ‘Knowledge’?

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…