Google Now widget rears it head in support page

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Google Now is probably one of our favorite features that debuted in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean last year, and according to the small, widget-like picture you see below, the service could soon be getting a widget for Android devices.

If you’re rocking a Nexus, or newer Motorola device, you might not see much of a need for a widget, as accessing Google Now is easily accessible from a swipe. That said, a majority of manufacturers still rely on using on either physical or capacitive buttons, and you likely need to either hold down or double tap on one of these buttons, so idea of a widget on your homescreen (or even your lockscreen) may sound like a pretty sweet deal for many of you.

The widget was spotted on a Google support page, but has since been pulled.

For all we know, the widget is fake, but it also could just be one of many new features that we’ll see in Android Key Lime Pie, which is expected to be announced at Google I/O in May. Whatever Key Lime Pie has in store for us, it’s probably going to be pretty darn sweet.

Would you be interested in a Google Now widget?

[Via: AndroidCentral]

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