On a Nexus 5 you no longer need to swipe up from the home button to access Google Now. Google Now has a permanent place on your home screen, being the screen furthest to the left. Swiping over will reveal Google Now and all of your personal cards, and of course, you can still access the service by swiping up from the home button.
For some, this feature is going to become exponentially more useful, since it's now at the ready instead of somewhat hidden. But for others, I can see how it would be annoying having it set as a dedicated home screen -- especially if you're not a huge fan of Google Now.
Removing Google Now from your home screen can be accomplished one of two ways. There ar... [Read more]