Google Voice Search Now Supports S60
Today the Official Google Mobile blog revealed a new version of the Google Mobile application for S60-based phones. Among the new features for S60 is support for voice-based search. This means users can speak their search queries instead of typing them. The new application also places a shortcut to Google Search on the home screen of any S60 phone, making it easier to find and initiate searches. Last, the Google Mobile App for S60 also supports Mandarin Chinese. The application is a free download from m.google.com.
Driving Mode In Google Maps Predicts Your Destination
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Google is adding a feature to Google Maps for Android today that guesses where drivers want to go and then helps them get there. Driving Mode factors in the user's home and work addresses, in addition to other destinations from previous searches.
Google's Speech-to-Text App Gains New Powers
May 24, 2016
Google recently updated its Text-to-Speech app for Android devices and gave the tool a handful of new features. The app adds support for Bengali, Danish, English, Finnish, Hungarian, Norwegian, and Mandarin.
Voice Typing in Google Search, GBoard for Android Gains 30 New Languages
Aug 14, 2017
Google today updated its Google Search and GBoard applications for Android devices and expanded the number of languages supported in voice typing by 30. Google said it worked with native speakers of these languages from around the world to build the needed speech sample data.
Google Keyboard for Android Gains One-Handed Typing
Jul 14, 2016
Google has updated its Google Keyboard application for Android devices to version 5.1. The improved keyboard now allows users to move the cursor by sliding their finger across the space bar.
Google Assistant On Smartphones Now Responds to 'Hey Google'
Oct 24, 2017
Google has updated its voice-based assistant on Android smartphones to respond to a new catchphrase. In order to activate Google Assistant by voice, smartphone owners have until now needed to speak the "Okay Google" catchphrase.