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Google Now Updated With Movie Showtimes, Public Alerts, Realtime Sports Updates, and More

The Google Search app — otherwise known as Google Now for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean devices — has just been updated in the Play Store. The update added Google Now support for movie showtimes with notifications appearing when either physically near a movie theater, or on the days you’re most likely to search for movies (like the weekend).

Google Now will also display various public alerts like storm warnings, earthquake alerts, etc. that are in your area. For sports fanatics, you can now save your favorite sports teams for real time updates via Google Now. Looks like Google Now is just getting better and smarter, it’s a shame only those of us on Jelly Bean get to enjoy it.

[Play Store]




  • CaffinatedOne

    It’d be nice if I could select a college sports team, but it’s a start.

  • RavenFox

    Jelly that bean baby

  • JeremieCote

    Lovin Jelly Bean on my s3 :)

  • Jay

    What a nice coincidence. I just sent feedback yesterday requesting support for NFL teams.

    • donovan shore

      Thanks, You ask and Google listens.

    • Pistachio

      The same thing happened with the Play store gift cards lol. I went to the support section and suggested the gift cards, and the next day, they were announced.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Darien-Rudolph/1455461343 Darien Rudolph

    we need a flashable .zip for our NOW Exploited ICS devices! o:

  • toomuchgame441

    Yay, downloading it now for my Galaxy Nexus,nthanks for the tip :-)

  • Marsg

    Yes!!!!!

  • Erickbernal27

    Say what? I’ve had Google Now on ICS for a while now…

  • wickets

    I’m getting a “”will be downloaded to your device shortly” message on both gsm and vzw GN phones….looks like a really nice update though