SoundHound has received a nice little update this afternoon that should make many users happy. Today the developers have issued a quick update that promises to make searching and song recognition even faster. They've also added a few new features and improved on the layout. Now it's the fastest and best looking song matching app for Android.
Google's efforts in the search space lately, and today's news holds another big announcement for us. Google has announced that its Knowledge Graph, which works behind-the-scenes with Google Now, has been expanded to include support for a handful of new languages. The Knowledge Graph is a way for Google to deliver not only the information you're looking for when you search, but also extra information that's relevant to your query.
Google is already pretty good at delivering information right when we ask, but naturally, it wants to get better. It wants to get so good, in fact, that it's been looking into what sort of questions people have but never think to search for. That's according to MIT Technology Review's Tom Simonite, who spent three days participating in Google study that aimed to find out what was on his mind.
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.
Google rolled out another neat new feature for their ever growing, expanding, and maturing Play Store for Android. They've been busy with it as of late but today we now have a "Recommended For You" app section that should help with app discovery. It's a welcomed change so lets take a look.
Galaxy S III recently received a software update that actually completely removed the feature. Which many thought was due to these lawsuits but today Samsung claims it's coming back.
Nexus 7. Today they've introduced interactive weather visualization for tablet devices -- something that is already available for smartphones.
previous standard search update. There's some adjusted UI settings to take advantage of the larger form factor, most notably an infinite scroll feature that will continually load images as you flick the web page down. I gave it a try on my Galaxy Tab 8.9, with a subject that no one could object to.