Google Upgrades Maps for WinMo and S60 with Voice Search
Google recently introduced Maps for Mobile version 4.1 to the Windows Mobile and S60 platforms. The updated application brings voice search within maps for the first time to both platforms. Users will be able to speak their queries while using Maps for Mobile and Google will translate the speech to text and return relevant results. Google says that users can search for specific addresses, specific businesses, types of businesses and places. The software is a free download.
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Google today said it has updated the way it handles queries in Search and Maps when people travel. Moving forward, people will be served search results based on their actual location, not the domain they've indicated on the web (such as .com, .uk, .de, etc.) Google says people using Search in the U.S.
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Google says it is making a "fundamental shift" in how it thinks about Google Search. The company hopes the changes will make searches more visual and, in the end, more helpful.
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Google today said it wants to help people resume incomplete or old searches. The company is taking a couple of steps to make this happen.
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Google has updated its Maps app with the ability to speak aloud the name and/or address of your destination in the local language when traveling abroad. The feature is designed to be used when hailing a taxi or asking a local for directions.