Google are always trying to be helpful.
“Now” they are using where you are to guess your questions…
Last night anyone on iOS with the Google Search app installed would have been offered an update to version 3.
For some time now Android users have had a few extra features in Google Search compared to those on iOS. Not surprising and really to be expected as Google provide the Android OS.
Google have ported the Google Now service onto Apple iOS.
As far as I can tell nothing else has changed on Google Search.
Google Now is a location based automatic search facility.
It uses your location to provide some useful information. Weather is the obvious one but also the app description says it will provide traffic, local sports and so forth.
What is a bit weird is the “background” element to this app.
More of that later.
As with all Google features, if you sign in to a Google account then you’ll likely get a more honed service for you over time. Read the rest of this entry »