Google Now can remind you to pay your bills and now it appears that Mountain View’s intelligent personal assistant software can help keep you safe. A group of Reddit users have received police alert cards from their local law enforcement branches advising them of nearby criminal activity. So be sure to read these cards carefully if you happen to see one on your phone.
In addition to playing neighborhood watch, Google Now is acting as your eye in the sky. People are starting to see cards with details about an upcoming solar eclipse. This particular card even includes instructions outlining how to build a pinhole projector to safely view the eclipse while it’s happening.
These new additions come directly from Google and do not require any type of software update as long as you have the latest version of the company’s search app.