Tag: Voice Search

Google Starts Testing Big UI Changes For The Play Store

Google is reportedly testing massive changes to the Google Play Store. This purportedly includes the elimination of the Search box and the revamp of visual elements such as the change to the featured app/content presentation as well as the Google Play Store banner, among others.

Google October 10, 2016

Siri Won't Answer Your Questions About Music If You're Not An Apple Music Subscriber

A former Apple employee took notice of how Siri refuses to respond to questions pertaining to music when the user is not subscribed to Apple Music. It also refuses to perform voice search for chart-topping songs.

Apps/Software October 27, 2015

You Can No Longer Say ‘OK Google’ To Activate A Voice Search On Your Computer

Google removed the ability to say “OK Google” to start a voice search on a desktop computer, right after it got rid of the Chrome notification center, saying nobody uses it anyway.

Apps/Software October 17, 2015

Google Beefs Up Voice Search To Make It Faster, Able To Pick Up Your Voice Even In Noisy Environments

Google recently announced the refinement it made on its Voice Search feature. Now, users can expect a faster and more accurate Google Voice Search than ever.

Apps/Software September 26, 2015

Teens find voice search cool. Adults? Not so much

Google's Mobile Voice Study analyzed the voice search usage of smartphone users in the United States. Google found 51 percent of teenagers and 32 percent of adults use the feature 'just for fun.'

Apps/Software October 15, 2014

Google study shows that we use Voice Search for a lot of embarrassing things

Google commissioned a study released today that reveals how people use Voice Search. Surprisingly, people have a lot of weird thoughts about using the hands-free software.

Geek October 14, 2014

Google glass update gives users more control on contacts

Google announces a new update for Google Glass to be available soon. It will have a feature that will allow easier access to one’s phone contacts.

Wearable Tech August 21, 2014

Google Maps update includes voice command, features for cyclists

Google has rolled out a new update for its maps on Android devices. Some of the features are aimed at bike riders and include listing the elevation so riders can decide how hard they want to work.

Internet July 18, 2014

Google bringing OK Google voice search to Chrome beta: Most likely won't be useful

Google is attempting yet again to make 'OK Google' voice search relevant, but problems still remain. Unless Google makes it possible for users to use the service directly from the search box within the Chrome browser, instead of visiting Google search page each and every time, typing in the Omnibox will continue to be the best and quickest way to search.

Internet March 1, 2014

Always-on 'OK Google' voice search hits Chrome web store

"OK Google" are the magic words for those who want to use voice search on Google. The search engine giant now has gone a step further by launching a voice search extension for Chrome browser.

Internet November 27, 2013

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