The last time we heard any Google Now news, the service made the jump onto iOS devices, taking the once Android exclusive into Apple’s playground. Today, Google is announcing a number of improvements for its Google Now on Android that adds support for you to enjoy the service while you watch TV or listen to music.
One of the first notable improvements to Google Now can now listen for live programming as long as its connected on the same network as an Internet-connected TV. Once it hears what you’re watching, Google Now can present cards that will help unlock more information in regards to what it is you’re watching which includes cast and crew information.
Google Now for Android users will also be able to interact with their music library in a new way as they can tell the service to play music from their locally-stored library, the Google Play Store or third-party applications such as Spotify or Pandora. The first time you make a music request, you’ll be prompted to choose your preferred app to listen to music on, which we’re sure can be changed in the future if you happen to no longer be a fan of that method of listening.
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