Sample list of Google Now commands

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  1. leeshor

    leeshor Gold Member

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    General information
    • How old is [Neil deGrasse Tyson]?
    • Where was [Louis C.K.] born?
    • Define [colloquial] (Or "What does [colloquial] mean?")
    • What time is it in [Tokyo]?
    • Search for [photography tips]
    • Show me pictures of [the Leaning Tower of Pisa]
    • Do I need an umbrella today? What's the weather like? What's the weather in [New Orleans] [this weekend]?
    • What the [Google] stock price? What is [Apple] trading at?
    • What's [182 yards] in [miles]? What is [12 ounces] in [liters]?
    • What's [135] divided by [7.5]? (A great many types of math equations will work.)
    Device control
    • Open []
    • Take a picture ("Take a photo" also works)
    • Record a video
    • Open [Spotify]
    • What's the tip for [123 dollars]?
    • Set an alarm for [6:30 am]
    • Set a timer for [20 minutes]
    • Create a calendar event: [Dinner with Glenda, Saturday at 9pm.]
    • Remind me to [buy coffee at 7am] (try locations! Remind me to [buy coffee filters at Walgreens])
    • What is my schedule for tomorrow? (also: What does my day look like [Friday]?)
    • Where's my package? (tracking confirmation must be in Gmail)
    • Make a note: [update my router firmware] (also try "Note to self:" This works with multiple apps, and you can even email yourself!)
    • Find [Florence Ion's] [phone number] (Works with all info in your contacts - addresses, birthdays, etc.)
    • Call [Jon] (also works with relationships: Call [sister])
    • Text [Susie] [great job on that feature yesterday] (also works with relationships: Text [mom] [I'm not going to be able to pick you up from the airport, period, I'm a bad son, period])
    • Send email to [Robert Baratheon], subject, [hunting], message, [I don't think you should drink so much when you go hunting, period]
    • Post to [Twitter]: [Oh my god the Red Wedding episode!]
    Navigation and Travel
    • Where is the nearest [sushi restaurant]?
    • Navigate to [Willis Tower, Chicago]
    • Directions to [Fisherman's Wharf] by [bike] (also try "Directions home" or "How do I get home?")
    • Where is [the Louvre]?
    • Show me the menu for [Green Chile Kitchen]
    • Call [Asian Art Museum]
    • Show me my flight info
    • Where's my hotel?
    • What are some attractions around here?
    • How do you say [good night] in [Japanese]?
    • What is [50,000 yen] in [dollars]?
    • What's the flight status of [United] flight [735]?
    • Show me restaurants near my hotel -or- Give me directions back to my hotel (this works if your hotel confirmation was sent to your gmail account)
    • Play some music (opens "I'm feeling lucky" radio station in Google Play Music)
    • Next Song / Pause Song
    • Play [Happy] (songs must be in Google Play Music on your device)
    • Watch [The Lego Movie] (movies and TV must be in your Google Play account)
    • What's this song?
    • Listen to TV
    • What songs does [Pharrell] sing?
    • Read [Hunger Games]
    • Did the [Giants] win today? What's the score in the [Warriors] game?
    • What movies are playing [tonight]? Where is [Toy Story] playing?
    Fun hidden stuff
    Many of these deliver funny voice responses, but normal search results. Turn up your sound!

    • What is the loneliest number?
    • Do a barrel roll!
    • Askew / Tilt
    • Go go Gadget [Spotify]
    • When am I?
    • Make me a sandwich
    • Sudo make me a sandwich
    • Who's on first?
    • Up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right
    • Tell me a joke
    • Who are you?
    • Beam me up, Scotty!
    • What is [Jennifer Lawrence's] Bacon number?
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  2. Shadez

    Shadez Super Mod/News Team
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    Cool... Very Useful! :)