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Speeding up the Google app for iOS users

This just in: your Google app for iPhone and iPad is now faster. We’ve cut down loading time and updated the app with some new features to help you save time and get the information you need as quickly as possible.

Faster every step of the way

Each time you open the app or do a search, everything will load just a bit quicker. Whether you can notice the difference or not, these small improvements will save app users a combined 6.5 million hours this year.

Instant article loading with AMP

A few months ago, we announced that Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) were coming to the mobile web. Starting today, AMP will be available in the Google app for iOS. So now news articles from a vast array of publishers will load instantly for your reading pleasure. Just look out for the lightning bolt and “AMP” next to articles in the “Top Stories” section of your search results and enjoy blazing-fast news. 

Play sports highlights right from your Now cards

With the NBA and NHL playoffs in full swing and the Olympics around the corner, it’s a good time to be a sports fan. And now, you can instantly watch sports highlights right from your Now cards. When you get a card with sports highlights, just tap the play button and watch it right from the app. Score! 

So whether you’re searching for news from around the world or video playbacks from your favorite sports team, the Google app’s got you covered, faster. Ready, set, search!

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