Google announced via its Android Google+ page today that the Google Now service has been updated with three new card types: news, website updates, and TV and movie recommendations.
The news topics card shows recent articles from news sites across the web on select topics. The website updates card can monitor your favorite sites and let you know when new content is available on those sites (like a new post on your favorite Google news site). The last of the new cards is the “what to watch” card, which can recommend movies and TV shows you might enjoy.
The update also adds enhanced Waze traffic data, the ability to set repeating reminders, enhanced sports support, and the ability to see when packages are available for pickup. The update is available for free as part of the Google Search app on the Google Play Store.