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This article was published on August 7, 2014


Google Search app for Android updated with an alarm that tells you when to get off the bus

Google Search app for Android updated with an alarm that tells you when to get off the bus
Roberto Baldwin
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Roberto Baldwin was a reporter for The Next Web in San Francisco between April 2014 and March 2015. Roberto Baldwin was a reporter for The Next Web in San Francisco between April 2014 and March 2015.

Google started with search and that’s what it still does best. To that end, today it updated its Google Search app for Android 4.1 with a new Chromecast feature and a way to help commuters.

Commuters can now set an alarm for when it’s time to get off the bus or train — a pretty great feature for anyone who reads on public transportation or is visiting a new city.

For Chromecast owners, it added a Things to Watch feature, which does exactly what you think it’ll do. It suggests things to watch on your Chromecast via a Google Now Card.

It also has the usual bug fixes and performance improvements.

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