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Google Search for iOS adds smart conversational search and more

Google Search for iOS adds smart conversational search and more

By 14 May 2014

Google has updated its Google Search for iOS app with new voice capabilities that let you ask conversational-type questions and receive a smart response. Open the app and simply tap the microphone or say "OK Google" to get started. You can then ask a... >>

Google Now for Android will alert you if a nearby store sells the product you want

Google Now for Android will alert you if a nearby store sells the product you want

By 5 May 2014

Google Now on Android devices will now give you a little nudge whenever you walk by a place that sells something you've previously inquired about online. Google Now has updated a lot recently. It can now remember where you parked your car, for instance,... >>

Google Now cards now stay loaded when the internet goes out

Google Now cards now stay loaded when the internet goes out

By 3 May 2014

You can now continue accessing Google Now cards when your internet connection goes kaput in a subway tunnel or anywhere else.  Google Now is a great tool for serving up cards packed with personalised data, such as meeting times and location information... >>

Google Search for Android now lets you take a photo or video with 'OK Google' voice command

Google Search for Android now lets you take a photo or video with 'OK Google' voice command

By 19 March 2014

Google has expanded the functionality of its "OK Google" voice search feature within the Google Search app on Android. It now lets you take photos or videos. If your device is running Android 4.1 or higher, just open Google Search app. You'll then need... >>

Google Search for desktop gets design overhaul with cleaner ads, results

Google Search for desktop gets design overhaul with cleaner ads, results

By 13 March 2014

Google has made user interface changes to the desktop version of Google Search official on Thursday, after months of testing. The changes come after heavy Search changes on mobile and tablet devices, and now Google has finally carried over the several... >>

Google Search update enables Ok Google in UK and Canada, enhanced time-to-leave options

Google Search update enables Ok Google in UK and Canada, enhanced time-to-leave options

By 7 February 2014

An update to the Google Search app brings wider support for the "Ok Google" hotword on Android, meaning it will now work with the UK and Canada English language options. Previously the app worked only with US English. When the Ok Google hotword first... >>

Ask Google's Search app if you need an umbrella to get the latest weather report

Ask Google's Search app if you need an umbrella to get the latest weather report

By 6 February 2014

The Google Search app is now more weather-savvy than ever, thanks to a new feature that allows you to get up-to-the-minute local conditions and even forecast data. In response to National Weatherperson's Day in the US, an obscure holiday that recognises... >>

Google Search for iOS updated: US iPhone users can say 'OK, Google' to go hands-free with Google Now

Google Search for iOS updated: US iPhone users can say 'OK, Google' to go hands-free with Google Now

By 5 November 2013

Google Now for Android is more robust than ever, and now some of those nifty features have arrived for the Google Search app for iOS. A new update has landed, bringing notifications, reminders and new cards. More importantly, iPhone users can now say,... >>

Google turns 15: Celebrates with updates to Google Search and iOS Search app

Google turns 15: Celebrates with updates to Google Search and iOS Search app

By 26 September 2013

Google turns 15 tomorrow, and it is celebrating by updating the design and experience of Google Search on mobile, adding Reminders and OK Google to iOS and announcing knowledge graph enhancements and a new search algorithm called Hummingbird. Google announced... >>

It must be Google's self-improvement day: Google+ and Google Voice updated too

It must be Google's self-improvement day: Google+ and Google Voice updated too

By 26 September 2013

On top of incorporating Google+ hashtags into Google Search and adding a cleaner look to Gmail for Android the California company has also issued updates to Google+ and Google Voice. Starting with Google+, Google has significantly improved RAW-to-JPEG... >>