A Slew Of New Google Now Cards Added In Latest Search Update

Google Now is by far one of the coolest features introduced in Android 4.1, and it just got better. A recent update to the Google Search app for Android 4.1+ brings a few new cards and voice actions to an already fabulous app. Holiday travelers and Google+ users will especially appreciate it.

New cards:

  • Events nearby
  • Suggestions to help with your research
  • Boarding passes from Gmail (United only, more to come)
  • Search by camera when at museums or shops
  • Weather at upcoming travel destinations
  • Approximate monthly summary of walking and biking activity

New voice actions:

  • Post to Google+
  • Say “What’s this song?” to find the song you hear
  • Say “Scan a barcode” to find product info

To grab the most recent version of the Google Search app and begin taking advantage of the new features, hit up the Play link below.