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‘Google Now’ Notifications now Available in Chrome Beta Channel

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Have you been waiting for the ‘Google Now’ feature in Chrome to get more settled in and stabilized before trying it? Then this bit of news should be of interest to you. ‘Google Now’ notifications have made it into Chrome’s Beta Channel, and are one step closer to a stable release!

Images courtesy of the Google Chrome Blog.

Here is a close-up look at a notification and the Bell Icon on Windows 8.

Once you have everything set up, all that you need to do is click on the Bell Icon for Windows and Mac OS X (System Tray/Task Bar), or the Numbered Box on a Chromebook. Clicking on the icon/box will open the Chrome notification center as seen above.

You can learn more about Google Now notifications in the Beta Channel, and how to configure your settings (for new users) via the links below.

Get notifications from Google Now in Chrome [Google Chrome Blog]

Google Now Cards in Chrome [Chrome Help]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 02/4/14

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