Leaked code shows that Google Now may come to search

Google Now, one of the best features on Android, may be coming to online search according to some leaked code. Now, a voice assistant that is similar to Apple's Siri, was debuted in Android 4.1 and could possibly be coming to Chrome and iOS

A new page on Google, spotted by Google Operating System, references Google Now several times and could possibly be Google testing out Now integration for the Web. Google like to collect as much information on users as possible. Now harnesses the information about a user, like where they work, and uses that to show traffic too and from their workplace. A screenshot of the code is below: 

It's still unclear how Google will implement Now for search, and what it will look like. The version on Android may sync with the search version, via Google accounts, but that may not be decided just yet. Google Now for Android is truly useful because it can deliver information based on your location and your perceived need, but you are unlikely to search from Google while walking down the street with your laptop. 

A mockup (based on the Google Now Chrome extension) of Now for search is below, fitting in with Google's new design language. 

Source: Google Operating System

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There's a spelling mistake in your article. "Like" is supposed to say "likes" on "Google likes to collect as much information on users as possible".

The day when a gmail/ms article doesn't lead to forum comments and undermining, that would be the day.

iGoogle was closed down in preparation for this, i think there might also be a sync with Glass in some way

Hope it's true, the concept looks really good. Maybe that's why they closed iGoogle down? So your new customized homepage is something like now.google.com --- I think it would look loads better.

COKid said,
"Google like to collect as much information on users as possible."

Truer words have never been spoken.


those are the quotes neoWIN uses to attack other competitors(ms competitor) even though its an article about a competitor product. we write article to praise ms and bash other(no matter what) deal with it or gtfo from here.

Ashleighhank said,

those are the quotes neoWIN uses to attack other competitors(ms competitor) even though its an article about a competitor product. we write article to praise ms and bash other(no matter what) deal with it or gtfo from here.

Well said

Like Microsoft never gets bashed for the wrong things they do...
When something like Google or Apple gets spoken up against, all of a sudden its bad.
But we... en masse.... flame and burn Microsoft to the ground whenever we have a change...
Man just look what Microsoft gets for releasing Windows 8 the last few months.

But no! Telling people that Google's way of making revenue is by using "you" as the product... is wrong and _needs_ to be defended right? Even though its the truth.

COKid said,
"Google like to collect as much information on users as possible."

Truer words have never been spoken.

You can turn off ALL the targeted ads like I have but now I'm left with totally random ads

Ashleighhank said,

those are the quotes neoWIN uses to attack other competitors(ms competitor) even though its an article about a competitor product. we write article to praise ms and bash other(no matter what) deal with it or gtfo from here.

But I'm an Apple fanboy, remember?