A richer Notification Center
Got it: Android's notification shade covers some of these things, but it really is helpful to have all time-sensitive information in one interface. Enter Google Now. Depending on your Android phone, Google Now can often be accessed with a long-press shortcut. Once prompted, you'll see reminders, scheduled events, traffic information, sports scores, and lots (lots) more. It's highly customizable and far more robust that Notification Center's offerings.
If you're not already using Google Now, give it a go. Read this primer to get started.
September 26, 2013 3:45 PM PDT
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