Extra content from apps
Google started indexing third-party apps last year with the goal of making Google Now a better hub for everything on your phone. Sometimes it’s rather useful. I get pings occasionally from Trulia about the value of nearby properties so I can either celebrate or cry, and Foursquare will offer up details about the new burrito place that just opened.
But the best content isn’t from a third-party app: it’s Google's new weather card. Google recently poured in some extra time into for a splashy, new interface. It may replace your current go-to weather app, in fact (although there are plenty of good weather apps).
It’s not uncommon for Google to launch a new integration or capability out of the blue, so don’t be surprised if one day something new pops up. That’s how Google rolls with its products, but it’s a boon for anyone who doesn’t want to wait for OS updates or new hardware to get the latest features.
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