Google’s predictive search tool- Google Now is continuing to grow, as the company announced the news on their blog post that 70 additional apps have been added including those from Zipcar, Spotify, ABC News and restaurant bill payment through OpenTable.
Examples of all the new cards as well as the old ones can be found on the Google Now site here. Below are a few highlights of the new apps.
Here is how a Zipcar reservation card might appear, to alert you about the return time
2. Playlist Recommendations
Google Now may suggest playlists to try if you have been listening to music on Tunein, YouTube or Spotify
3. Restaurant Bill Sent Straight To Your Phone
If you have booked a restaurant through OpenTable, apparently Google Now is integrated enough to send your check to your phone, where you can pay
4. Arrival Of Food
Eat24 will now let you know when your order is about to arrive.
5. News Updates
If you have read a story on ABC News, it will keep you updated on the topic through Google Now. Circa and Feedly have also gained new integration.
Adidas, Jawbone and Runkeeper will have integration to send you “nudges” about meeting fitness goals
These latest apps come after Google launched an Google Now API in March to allow third-party companies to more easily integrate their content into Google Now.Google Now : 70 Additional Apps Added To The Search Tool Via OpenTable!,