Google certainly are no strangers to snatching up promising and on-the-rise startup groups or companies, and today they've acquired another one. The company is called DNNresearch who specializes in 'machine learning' or artificial intelligence in computer systems. It looks like this is mainly for the image and voice recognition aspects, which we'll certainly welcome to Android.
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Google has just updated their popular Google Search app with tons of improvements to the amazing Google Now. We've been talking about a Google Now widget lately, and today they've delivered exactly that along with multiple other new features. Read on for the full details.
Google introduced Handwrite, a new way of searching that had users writing their search terms on their touch screens. It's definitely a neat idea, but as it turns out, it isn't always easy to write on a tiny smartphone screen. Just as well, it would appear that Google didn't pay as much attention to the more intricate languages as it should have. As a result, folks living in China and Japan ran into some problems using Handwrite, but thankfully, Google's latest update is looking to squash some of these issues.
Google search results appears to be headed to mobile in the near future. Google seems to be testing out this new quick view feature, at least on iOS, where users can instantly get a quick view of the webpage without loading the full site -- and data. It's called quick view and as you can see there's a big nice button on some mobile browsers.
Google's voice search and Google Now is quickly becoming one of my favorite and most used features on Android. Since initially launching Google Now with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Google has continued to improve this app into an awesome all-in-one solution. Today Google Search (Google Now for 4.1+) received another update, although the details remain behind closed doors.
Google has taken all of the biggest search terms from the year and compiled them into one big showcase, splitting up terms into categories like athletes, feature films, consumer electronics, and Google+ hashtags. There's also a little Android-flavored Easter egg hidden among the lists for those who don't mind doing a little bit of looking.
Google has just updated one of the many improving and awesome features of Android. That being Google Search, or Google Now for those running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and above. Google Now has just received some awesome new features that will make your holiday travel easier, better suggestions, and even improved voice actions for all types of goodness. Read on for full details.
Google is always thinking of ways to better their apps and services. Things like Google Maps Navigation, Street View, or the impressive instant Google search. Instant search and autocomplete was a huge task by Google and something we use daily. Start typing a word and it guesses it for you, saves you keystrokes, and works like a charm. What if we have instant Google street view too? Well, someone's developed exactly that.
Jelly Bean and their new Nexus line. According to a note to investors Google's been talking more and more about mobile, and multiple employees have stated they are shifting towards a “mobile first” mentality.