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Now Cards & Commands (updated 8/3)
I really like the cards and I want G-Now to give me updates

So I played around with it:
Here are some commands that will bring up those cards



Now cards will update automatically based on your location, and search.
"Now Cards" are the ones that show at all times when you open Google Now, like the ones shown in the picture above.(blue)

Using Google Chrome at home? Sign in with your Gmail and things you have search on your computer will update on the Google Now Cards, COOL RIGHT!




Google Apps that update the NOW Cards
-Google Maps
+Search a city on Maps and get direction and Google Now will update your traffic to the searched location.
+ Search a Place on Maps and get direction and Google Now will update the traffic to that location and it will tell you how far you to that place.

Traffic
*If you want it to give traffic information from home to work make sure your home and work location is set on latitude, it will update it self and give you traffic information from where ever you are at. (Now Card)
-Navigate to_______.
-Directions to ______.
-Take me to _______.

Stock
-Stock price of ______.

Flights
*A Now card will appear of a flight you've searched for.(Now Card)
-Flight name + flight number (ex. "Delta Air Lines flight 4183")

Schedule
* It will read your calendar and post it on G-Now, if you donít want it to, just go to setting and change it(Now Card)
**also appointments with a certain destination will show up on the Now card and it will give traffic information to your appointment's destination.*Furthermore, It will notify you when you should leave so you can be able to make it to your destination on time. (Now Card)
-Note to self:_______
- Set Alarm for________
-Remind me to________ in 2 hours

Weather
now with the latest .apk your weather will be in the notification bar
*Weather will update by itself on G-Now based on your location. (Now Card)
-What's the weather like
- What's the weather like in__________
-Will I need a jacket today?
-What is the weather (today/ tomorrow/ specific day) in (location)?
-Do I need an umbrella (today/ tomorrow/ specific day)?

Places
*A now card will display the places you have searched when traveling so you can find your best restaurant near by.(Now Card)
-call + (places name)
- map of (places name)
- (place name) near by

For You
-Call + (contacts name)
-Text + (contacts name) + (message)
-Send email to (contact name)(,)(message)

Music
-Play (artist name)
-Play (songs title)

Sports
*Based on what teams you search, Google Now will give a Now card of the scores of those teams to keep you updated. (Now Card)
-Score for (teams name)
-When is the next (teams name) game
-How are the (team) doing
-Did the (team) win

Math
-______Percent or % of _____. (ex. Bill Tip fpr 15%. Type "15% of 84.51" it will answer 12.68)
- 9 x 9
- 10 + 117
-How many inches are in ___ feet
- ask it whatever simple math problem I guess

Currency
*If travel to a place with a differnt currency, a Now Card will automatically display the exchange rate for you.(Now Card)
-Amount + current currency name + (currency name) - for ex. (100 dollars in euro)
-What is the currency of (country)

Question and Holidays
-Who is the current president of the US
-When is (holiday) in (what year)
-Whats the capital of _____
- How old is_______ (almost anything)
- how tall is_______ (person or building, etc.)
-How much does (famous person) weigh?
-When does (season{spring,ect}) start?
-What time zone is (state/country) in?

Time
*If you travel to a different timezone a now card will display the current time now(Now Card)
-Today's date?
-What time is it?
-What time is it in (location)?
-When is sunrise/sunset in (location)?
-What timezone is (location) in?

Image Search
-Pictures of_____
-What does_______ look like

Learn
*A Now card will display the translation lanugaue for you when you travel to a diffent country with a diffent language, so you can be able to understand what other people are saying about you :P (Now Card)
-Definition of__________
-What does_________ mean.
-Define_____
-What is the National Anthem of (country)
-What is the capital of (state or country)
-What language is spoken in ?
-What is the state bird of (state)?

Movies or Shows
- Cast of______(movie or shows name)
-Run time of (movie or shows name)
-When is the release date for (name of movie)
-Director of (movie or shows name)
-What movies has (actor's name) started in

public transit
-I live in a small town so I have my own car, I was told it will update automatically based on your location.

For Fun
- Do a barrel roll
- What's the answer to life the universe and everything
- I'm hungry

Websites
-Open (website's name + .com or .net)
-Browse to (website's name)


These commands and cards are confirmed to work in the US
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