Google Now has been one of the most useful features of Google’s Android OS. Introduced with Android 4.0 ICS, it has been continued into Android Jelly Bean and KitKat. Google has brought Google Now to desktops as well and it is been sent out to Chrome users on Windows and Mac OS.
Google stated on its blog,
“Starting today and rolling out over the next few weeks, Google Now users in all languages will be able to get these notifications in all channels of Chrome. To enable this feature, simply sign in to Chrome with the same Google Account you’re using for Google Now on Android or iOS.”
Google Now is an Android tool which allows users to search using voice recognition or typed input. But its real utility is that it shows latest updates and news according to interests of the users. It is also used to sent reminders and gives traffic and weather updates as well. The information displayed is in the form of cards and that’s how it will show info on desktops as well.
A very all round feature of Android has been introduced to desktops means Google is pushing towards understanding users internet usage over mobile and desktop. Google has strived to create an interface which understands and responds according to the user interests.
The Google Now option can be enabled immediately by visiting chrome://flags in your browser and toggling Google Now notifications to "enabled."
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