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Google adds voice search to iPhone app

updated 12:35 am EST, Tue November 18, 2008

Google Mobile voice search

Google has added voice search to its Google Mobile App for iPhone, and has integrated the accelerometers and sensors into the feature's operations. The company's blog says that Google Mobile, when raised to the user's ear, will issue a beep, signifying when they should speak the term for which they wish to search. Product manager for Google Mobile Gummi Hafsteinsson states that it speak with the iPhone's location services in order to obtain locally relevant search results.

Google Mobile App for iPhone is available as a free download from the iTunes App Store.





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  1. Gepard

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Tell me..

    Who does need G1 phone anymore?

    iPhone is truly amazing piece of hardware. But its software is what makes it the best.

  1. coldfusion1970

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Speech

    Unfortunately the voice capability doesnt work with UK accents :-(

  1. ZinkDifferent

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    ESL?

    "Gummi Hafsteinsson states that it speak with the iPhone's location services"

    Excellent command of the English language, MacNN!

  1. cima113

    Joined: Dec 1969

    +1

    Great App

    Its a great App! Took most of my gripes about mobile web searches and crushed them! Time saving app.

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