Google Now gets released on desktop Chrome browsers

After months of appearing in experimental and beta versions of Chrome, Google is rolling out Google Now notifications in its mainstream edition of the Chrome browser for Windows and OS X. If you’re signed in with your Google account when using Chrome, you’ll begin to see contextual notifications from the Google Now service, such as when to leave for appointments due to real-time traffic data or reminders for favorite television programs. 

Making good on a Chrome beta feature released in February, Google is now rolling out its Google Now cards platform to the general-release versions of the Chrome desktop browser. The roll-out begins today and will continue to seed browser versions for the next few weeks, Google announced in a Monday update to an earlier blog post. The new desktop feature applies to the PC, Mac and Chrome OS versions of the browser, and can be enabled by signing into desktop Chrome with the same Google account you use for Google Now in Android or iOS. You may have already discovered the feature by serendipity.

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