Google Now gives you just the right information at just the right time. Hold down the Home key, then press the Google icon to get commute traffic before work, your favorite team's current score, and more. For more information about Google Now please click http://www.google.com/landing/now
Note: To perform a voice search, tap the microphone or say "Google".
Google Now cards
A Google Now card is a short snippet of useful information that slides into view right when you're most likely to need it. Based off your daily activities and usage Google Now will predict relevant information, for example here's a traffic card:
Note: To use Google Now, you will need to select Yes, I'm in when prompted. Google Now will not monitor your usage and present cards if you do not opt-in.
If you do not opt-in for Google Now, Holding down the Home key or selecting search will only bring up a search box. If you change your mind and want to use Google Now, tap the menu key > Settings > Google Now.
Google Now commands
Along with typical search you can now type or ask questions such as "How many ounces are in a cup?"