Recently I blogged about Orientating around Android Devices. While I did mention the use of applications and services in that post, I didn’t call out any in particular.
However, this screen shot, demonstrates one really useful service, I have become increasingly fond of and reliant upon.
That service is Google Now
As a reasonably frequent traveller the information provided is succinct, timely and ultimately useful in assisting me plan, and schedule my actions.
As it covers a number of topics, including sport, useful local information, etc, and it is available on the desktop too – it is a pervasive, multi-device digital assistance.
Certainly in terms ecosystem and service, lock-in and increasing consumer dependency, I think Google Now, leads the field.
What do you think?