Commandr, the clever app that lets you toggle various settings of your Android phone through Google Now, has received an update that makes it much easier to use.
A new Google Search voice command makes it easy to fix words that are incorrectly misunderstood. It’s as simple as saying “Ok Google: no, I said ___”.
Google Now lets you change the name of a location card. Previously, you could only change the name of the two default locations, Home and Work.
Commandr is an application that makes Google Now infinitely more useful than it was before by expanding its voice command capability. Check out our review!
Developer Ryan Senanayake (RSen), of OpenMic+ fame, found a way to bring hardware features support to Google Now via his new app Commandr.
Google has made a small change to multi-city weather cards in Google Now, so they now display the day’s highs and lows, alongside the current temperature.
If you can’t wait to use voice commands from anywhere in the phone, there’s a relatively simple way to activate it manually, courtesy of Adam Lawrence.
Bugs found in late testing prompted the Search team to delay multi-language support in Google Now for later this summer.
Google Now will soon be able to understand up to seven languages and switch between them as needed, without the user’s input. Users will first need to select the secondary languages from the settings, but after that, switching between languages will happen seamlessly.
Google is continuing its quest to turn Now into a truly helpful virtual assistant, with the latest update bringing the ability to offer event suggestions based on the content of your emails.