The latest addition to Google search is a feature that will allow the users to add a universal watchlist for movies as well as TV shows to it if they want to kill their boredom during their long stay at home. Also, the company has begun recommending personalised TV shows and movies in the search.
These days everyone is spending most of their time streaming television shows and movies during their stay at home. Google is now rolling out new features to help people stay connected as well as allow them access to information and entertainment. These features have been released to some of Google’s products such as Google Search and Android TV. Earlier Google’s watchlist feature was first spotted in December last year that was limited to few markets only but not the company has made its official for the global market.
While announcing the roll out the company said, “Many of us are turning to our TVs to stay up to date and entertained while we stay in. To access fresh news and fun entertainment quickly, you’ll now find three new rows from YouTube right on your Android TV home screen.”
Now the users can create their own Watchlist in search also now they can find TV and movie recommendations in Search. This can be accessed with the help of the newly added Watchlist tab on mobile in order to keep track of what to watch next. These can be browsed through personalized recommendations by searching “what to watch.” Or they can tap “Watchlist” in the preview window for any show or movie to add it to their list. The users can also add content to your Watchlist whenever you search for a show or movie. To quickly access your full watchlist, search for “my watchlist” or tap on Collections in the Google app.
Also now Google Play has a collection of special deals including offers on apps for movies, TV etc.
“If you’re looking for apps on your big screen, Google Play is adding more collections to Android TV. Your favourite streaming apps are now organized in one row under “Stream the shows and movies you love.” You can also pick up a new hobby or skill with TV apps under “Learn new things.” If gaming on the TV is more your style, you can now find games to “Play with your remote” and “Play with your gamepad.”
Also, the company will now be offering free access to Stadia Pro for two months in 14 countries. It includes access to nine games, including GRID, Destiny 2: The Collection and Thumper. If you’re already a paid Stadia Pro subscriber, you won’t be charged for the next two months.
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