Users of Google Chrome’s beta version will now have access to notifications from Google Now on their desktops.
Google announced today that its intelligent notifications system, which is designed to bring users information about events, traffic, sports scores, package deliveries and more, will now have a home on its Chrome browser for Chrome OS, Mac and Windows.
“So the next time you’re finishing up emails at your desk, Google Now might suggest that you leave the office a bit early to beat the heavy traffic on the way to your dinner date,” Travis Skare, a Software Engineer at Google, said in a blog post.
Users will get a subset of the notifications that would be shown to them through the Google Now app, including sports scores, traffic data and package tracking.
At the moment, it’s only available for the English version of Chrome, though Skare’s blog post says that support for other languages is coming soon.
To get the notifications, users first need to set up Google Now on an iOS or Android device, and sign in to the beta version of Chrome with the same Google Account that’s linked to Google Now. If they haven’t done so already, they also need to opt in to the beta version of Chrome in the browser’s settings. After that, Chrome should put a small bell icon in the menu bar for Mac users or the taskbar for Windows users. By clicking on it, users will get access to all of their Google Now notifications.