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Google Now's latest superpower: remembering where you parked

Google Now can use your phone sensors to remember where you parked your car

By Anthony Garreffa | May 1, 2014 10:29 pm CDT

Google Now is quite incredible as it is, but it seems like it gains a new superpower every couple of weeks. It's new show off ability is remembering where you parked your car.

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The way it does this, is utilizing your smartphones on-board sensors, remembering when you've exited a moving vehicle, storing that location in its memory. It's a great feature to have, especially if you park out in the sea of cars in a parking lot. There are also some new features being blasted out with the update to Now, including the ability to give contacts nicknames.

There's also a new reminders interface, and you can now control some new settings with your voice. The new update is rolling out as we speak.

Anthony Garreffa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.

NEWS SOURCE:gizmodo.com.au

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