That means OEMs can slap the Google Now panel on whatever launcher they want.Some device makers have been shipping with GNL, including Motorola and Nexus devices.
This visual change in version 7.1.1-3862848 has the Search pill connect to the Google app via a transparent strip.
If left unchecked (with Software Update set to On), you will be notified when an update is available, but will have to manually complete the process.
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The built-in search feature in the app drawer allows users to search for Instant Apps and the Play Store.
On the design front, it has a very interesting search bar located at the very bottom just above the on-screen buttons and under the dock.