'Google Now' for iOS Promotional Video Leaks on YouTube

Google Now, an Android-only app that aims to provide users with "the right information, at just the right time", is coming to iOS, if a leaked video is to be believed. Google reportedly posted this promotional video to YouTube accidentally. It was quickly removed, but not before an Engadget tipster snatched a copy of it.

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The video has since been pulled from YouTube and appears to feature the same voice actress as the original Now announcement (which you'll also find after the break for comparison). Supposedly, Now will be accessible in an upcoming iOS app update simply by swiping up from the main screen. Of course, there's always the chance that is an impressive fake or even a canceled project that's only being leaked now. We've reached out to Google for comment, but even if the search giant remains silent, we're confident the truth will be known soon enough.


Google Now aggregates various bits of information that users may need throughout their day, including flight notifications, weather, traffic, reservations, packages, birthdays, transit information, stocks, movie times and more.

The original Google Now launch video is available on YouTube for comparison to the leaked one above.

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Top Rated Comments

komodrone Avatar
148 months ago
Google execs: "let's *LEAK* a video so that Apple blogs would report it"
Score: 33 Votes (Like | Disagree)
bushido Avatar
148 months ago
hate to admit it but those google apps look by far bettet than those native apple apps nowadays. u can tell most were made in 2007 and havent seen a ui change since

lets hope theres some cydia tweak coming that makes it a full on siri replacement like it did with chrome
Score: 31 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Goftrey Avatar
148 months ago
Oh yes please!
Score: 26 Votes (Like | Disagree)
adnbek Avatar
148 months ago
Wait, so there will be a Google app AND a Google Now app?

Or would the plan be for this to replace the old one?

Why not just add these features to the Google app?

Did you even watch the video?? Geez. Some people have attention spans lasting a few microseconds at most.
Score: 25 Votes (Like | Disagree)
John.B Avatar
148 months ago
Google Hivemind. Now with more Creepy.
Score: 20 Votes (Like | Disagree)
kirky29 Avatar
148 months ago
I'd quite like this on my iPhone :)
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)