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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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... >>

Google+ #hashtags now incorporated into Google Search

Google+ #hashtags now incorporated into Google Search

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In a world of hashtags, Google has announced a richer hashtag experience in Google Search. Now when you search for a specific hashtag, you'll receive relevant results from Google+. For example, a seach for "#emmys" will yield the usual linked results,... >>

Google Search adds Now's voice search for info in Gmail, Google Calendar and Google+

Google Search adds Now's voice search for info in Gmail, Google Calendar and Google+

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Google announced on Wednesday that it's rolling out a multi-platform Search update for all US English-speaking users on desktop, tablet and smartphone, which will allow them to retrieve information instantly if it's already available in Gmail, Google... >>

Google to better surface in-depth articles

Google to better surface in-depth articles

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Google is to start turning its search engine attention to longer, more in-depth articles rather than just go for the lowest common denominator. Understanding that you might need actual information from the internet rather than a quick answer like "What... >>