Normally, when a company claims that it’s bringing the helpfulness of a Federation starship’s onboard computer to everyday technology, I sort of roll my eyes and prepare to be disappointed — except this time that didn’t really happen.
Along with the new YouTube Android app update, Google is rolling out some new features for its Google TV software that make it easier for people to find videos.
Siri is an idiot savante, sometimes more savante, and sometimes more idiot: she doesn’t know where Washington DC is. On the other hand, Google seems to have a bigger brain.
Google is stomping on Siri’s turf with its new Search app for iOS.
Google unveiled a number of improvements to its search products today at its Inside Search event in San Francisco. One of the big changes involves bringing technology that Google has used to improve mobile search to the desktop.
Google is taking a cue from desktop speech recognition software, like the popular Dragon Naturally Speaking program, by bringing personalized voice profiles to Android’s mobile Voice Search app.