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Google Now Helps You Shop: It Just Got Real, Folks


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Been searching for that new tablet on Google lately?  If so, Google may recommend, via Google Now, when you are near a store that carries it.  They will even conveniently tell you the price.  In one sense, this is the oldest rule of retail: the impulse purchase.  High margin impulse purchase items with high turnover are kept near the front of the store, tempting you to snag that candy bar or soft drink you’ve been thinking about since you saw it on the way in.

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Google Now Launcher Available For All Nexus Devices

google-now-launcher-on-nexus-7Google released a standalone version of the Google Now Launcher on February 26, 2014 that supports all Nexus Android devices. The Google Now Launcher is available for Google Play Edition devices as well, but users should note that it is only supported on Nexus and Play Edition devices running Android 4.4 KitKat or later.

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