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One of the killer features of Android is now available to Apple devices. It's called
Google Now, and iOS users will find it inside the Google Search app
. Google Now can be thought of as a personal assistant app. It taps into your location and Google accounts to learn about you, and it displays info you might find interesting. For example, it can alert you to traffic on your commute to work or the latest score of the sports team you follow. On Android, Google Now is limited to devices with 4.1 Jelly Bean, but the Android version has has a few more features than the iOS app. For example, Android users can get pop-up notifications, but Apple users have to go into the Google Search app.
Also in this tech roundup, we look into how
more people are using a chat app to communicate
, rather than use SMS to send a text message. And watch to learn about the
new Square Register tools being used by quick-service restaurants
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