Google, the largest search engine in the world, celebrated on Thursday (Sep 26, 2013) its 15th anniversary updating its overall design, borrowing the look from Google Now.
Heather Kelly covered the decision for CNN underlining the main updates.
The overall design has been updated and borrows the «card» look from Google Now, lumping relevant information into rectangles and carousels and placing it above any links to websites.
Answers will now be «richer» and include comparisons, filters and sorting. For example, if you ask Google to compare two foods, it will return a chart of their nutritional values. There are new results for song and music searches, and push notifications will soon come to the Google iOS app.
The company is continuing to focus heavily on voice search, improving its conversational skills on the Web and in search apps.
«We believe that voice will be fundamental to building interactions with future devices that we will see,» said Amit Singhal, Google’s senior vice president of search. Devices such as smartwatches and Google Glass forgo traditional input devices in favor of voice interactions… MORE