Google(s goog) updated its Search app for Android on Wednesday evening, which is the software that also powers Google Now. In a blog post on Google+ detailing the update, Google explains the new features which include update cards for websites you follow, a news topic card and recommendations for currently playing movies and televisions shows.
What Google doesn’t say is that Google Now gains more conversational functions as well.
Ron Amadeo from ArsTechnica cleverly noticed that Google Now is more like Apple’s(s aapl) Siri in one regard: The app now asks for more information as needed. Take a peek at this video from Amadeo showing off how a text message can be sent in this manner:
Previously, you’d have to specify both your recipient and your message all in one fell swoop, hoping Google Now got everything exactly right. With the update, you can do this same action step…
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