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Earlier this week, Google introduced the ability to take pictures and video through Google Now via a simple voice command. Today, the company has enabled another new voice command for Now users that will automatically start the “I’m feeling lucky” radio station in Play Music. 

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Google Search received a pretty nifty update in the Play Store yesterday, which brings some great new additions to Google Now, including the ability for users to take a photograph or record a video without even having to touch their smartphone or tablet. All they have to do is start the Search by saying ‘OK Google Now’ from their home screen on any KitKat device running the latest Google Now interface, then say ‘open the camera’.

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Like every software platform, Android Wear’s future success will hinge on how it’s supported by third-party developers. But there’s one thing we can be absolutely sure of at this stage — and that is that Google has at least got the basics right.

The search giant’s promotional video, which was published on Tuesday alongside its Android Wear announcement, shows how it has optimized Android — or Google Now — to work seamlessly and elegantly on a tiny touchscreen that fits on your wrist.

But we get an even better look at some of Android Wear’s basic features in the overview video below.

Android-Wear

Google today announced Android Wear, a new version of its popular mobile operating system that’s designed exclusively for wearables. The search giant says it is working with consumer electronics manufacturers, chipmakers, and fashion brands to bring the technology to life in “an ecosystem of watches in a variety of styles, shapes, and sizes.”

Google Now Reminders

Google Now is pretty smart in its current iteration, which is an undeniable fact. But things could get a whole lot better with the ability to add specific people to your reminders, according to a new rumor.

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