Google Now Shows Location-Aware Suggestions on Your iPhone

Today Google announced that they’ve added location-aware search suggestions to on iPhone and Android devices. This means that if you’re searching for a local restaurant called “Octane” in the Rockford area, Google will suggest “Octane Rockford IL” as a search suggestion instead of “octane fitness” as it would if it didn’t know your location.

To use the new feature, you’ll have to go to on your iPhone instead of using the Google search field built into Safari. You’ll also have to turn on ”Allow use of device location” for it to know your location in the first place. Once that’s all squared away, suggestions appear as you type in the search field on

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