Near Me Now: Google???s Mobile Homepage is Location Aware
Go to Google.com in your iPhone or Andriod browser and you???ll see a small new addition to the homepage: a tiny Near Me Now option below the search box. The new functionality turns your location into an automated search query and makes finding or learning about places in your immediate vicinity a no brainer.
The US-only functionality uses GPS on your device to pinpoint your whereabouts and sort nearby results ??? right on the Google.com mobile homepage ??? into the following functional categories: Explore right here, restaurants, coffee shops, bars, and ATMs and banks.