Personal Assistant – ‘Google Now’

If you want all things instantly, without wasting a single second  then ‘Google Now’ is surely a boon for you. Get a personal assistant with the ‘Google Now’ and manage your all information related queries through your Smartphone. With feature of Google Now card, you can easily search information about flight tickets, hotel reservations, locations and what not!

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Let's get a detailed insight about Google Now.

1. Track your Travelling Activities
You must be travelling a lot. ‘Google Now’ is best for you as it would give all the information related to your travelling time, distance and the rest of the nitty gritty involved including, where you have parked your vehicle. Also, you can share your current location to let your family know about your whereabouts.

2. Measure your driving distance
There are two options available in ‘Google Now’ settings – Location Reporting and Location History. If it is set “on” than a card will pop up on your phone estimating the distance you travelled with the support of in-built accelerator. This feature is only available for Android devices and gives this information once a month.

3. Stay tuned to sports and stocks
Get the latest news about your favorite sports or most interested stocks with ‘Google Now’. You can receive updates whether your team is losing or winning in the particular sports that you have followed. Also, you can stay up to date with the current scenario of the rise or fall of the stocks that you have followed.

4. Tourist Guide in Your Pocket
If you’re going to spend your vacation at some unknown destination,‘Google Now’ would be the best guide. It keeps a track of your flight, like where it has reached and when it would arrive so that you can set your boarding time accordingly. Along with this, it will also provide you information regarding hotels, rentals, events and snaps of sites.

In any situation, if you are in an area where it is difficult to understand the language or calculate on currency, ‘Google Now’ has cards that can translate and convert currency.

5. TV shows, movies and video at your fingertips
Searching out for movies or videos on Google is common these days. ‘Google Now’ remembers your search history and provides you cards related to particular movie or video. You can also watch TV shows by entering the details of your cable operator and get cards from ‘Google Now’ accordingly.

There may be an occasion where you do not want people to know about your location. You can stop sharing your details of commute by changing the settings as - go to the Menu, open Settings, select Google Now, enter the Traffic settings, and switch it off.

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