Google Unveils Icons for Mobile and Voice Search for Desktop

Google unveiled a variety of new features, including some for its mobile version and some for the desktop. The mobile version of Google gets icons at the bottom of search pages. These icons include those for restaurants, bars and coffee shops and will point you to ones near your phone. Google Goggles also got a new feature where you can point your mobile device at Russian text and get a translated version. Both features will launch today.

Google will launch voice search

Google will launch voice search

 

 

The desktop version of Google added voice search and drag and drop image search. There will be a microphone icon next to the search bar and you can click it to speak your search words. You will also be able to drag and drop an image into the search bar and Google will give you its best answer for what's in the image. These features will launch next week.

 

 

 

 


Published Date: Jun 15, 2011 10:34 am | Updated Date: Jun 15, 2011 10:34 am