Using Google Now to Your Best Advantage

By Bill Hughes

Part of HTC One (M8) For Dummies Cheat Sheet

To get started, tap the Google icon or say “Okay Google.” What can Google Now do for you? It can answer questions or open apps. Google Now can do things on your HTC One (M8) that you might not expect, like make appointments or set reminders.

  • Get weather:

    What‘s the weather today?

    Hows the weather this week?

    What will the temperature be in Paris next week?

  • Open apps:

    Play Real Racing.

    Launch Photos.

    Open Word app.

  • Find information:

    What did the NASDAQ close at today?

    Who won the Seahawks game today?

    How far is the earth from the sun?

    What time is it in Burma?

    What movies are playing?

  • Miscellaneous:

    Remind me to call Dad when I get home.

    Schedule dinner with Ludwig Monday night at 7.

    Do I have any appointments tomorrow?

    Play music by the Beatles.

    Find good pizza nearby.

    Enable Wi-Fi.

    Set an alarm for 6:30AM tomorrow.

    Find pictures of puppies.