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  • 7 Awesome Google Now Easter Eggs: ‘Okay Google’ [Video]

    Welcome to the third episode of our new YouTube show MemeTV -- a weekly show where we'll share social media, online marketing and tech tips, how-to's and anything that we think will bring value to you, our readers. Google Now is proving a worthy rival to Apple's Siri, but did you know that hidden inside of the voice-activated app are a bunch of easter eggs? In this video we share our favourite seven, so if you're a fan of Star Trek, Doctor Who, or just like having fun on your mobile phone, this video is for you. MemeTV is a...

  • Google shows off Google Now during Grammys, Nexus 4 gets a mention

    The smartphone personal assistant war is heating up, with Google Now for Android taking Siri for iOS head-on. During the Grammy awards on Sunday, Google aired an advertisement for Google Now on the Nexus 4, focusing particularly on the application. Google Now has been rated highly by pundits, and has received praise with Popular Science naming it the "Innovation of the Year" for 2012. We could see this as the first case of an app selling a smartphone, not a smartphone selling itself with amazing specifications and pixels. Smartphones are becoming increasingly similar in performance across the board and...

  • Google Now gets Popular Science’s Innovation of the Year

    Google Now has won Popular Science's Innovation of the Year, putting it in the company of past winners such as the Large Hadron Collider, the Toyota Prius and the Mars Curiosity Rover. In giving the award, the magazine calls Now "the first virtual assistant that truly anticipates your needs". Since its initial launch with Android Jelly Bean, the virtual search assistant has grown up a little bit. Now incorporates elements of Knowledge Graph, but also acts as a personal assistant. It tells you the day’s weather, how much traffic to expect on your way to work, and can give you...