Google Now can detect the “language” from the user’s accent, even when it’s just a short question like “How long is the Golden Gate Bridge?” And everything happens on the fly.
A report in New Scientist describes for the first time Google’s algorithm-driven effort to understand the world, Knowledge Vault.
Google is slowly rolling out an update to Google Search for Android. The update packs bug fixes… Oh, and new Google Now cards for trains and buses, plus updated flight info for when your plane is delayed.
By pulling together our online data strands and analyzing them, cognizant computing hopes to deliver insights and a competitive edge for businesses by delivering greater value for consumers. We take a look at the potential.
If you have confirmation of your hotel booking in your Gmail, Google Search will now help you discover stuff in the area. Open Google Now and try out “directions to my hotel” or “restaurants near my hotel.”
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.