Google for iPad does voice search

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  1. LadyHoneyBabe macrumors 6502

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    New upgrade for Google. The search uses speak now and is pretty accurate with common terms. It's a free download in the app store.

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  2. gwynne macrumors 68000

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  3. LadyHoneyBabe thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Yes :)
     
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    Just watched this. It looks great, but how does it work with background noise and other environmental anomalies?
     
  6. master-ceo macrumors 65816

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    Just saw the update. This is pretty sweet, and fast. Voice search is pretty good also.
     
  7. mbell75 macrumors 6502

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    I have this built into my phone since its an Android phone but I dont think this is the real one like I already have. Can you say something like "Pizza Hut" and it will pull up all the locations in your area and let you get directions?
     
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  11. Swampthing macrumors 6502

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    Can't say I understand why so many people are pointing this out as a new Google feature, here and elsewhere. If they had taken a look at the Google iPhone app, they would have realized that voice search has been there for many months. It is far from new...
     
  12. LadyHoneyBabe thread starter macrumors 6502

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    It brings up both links to locations near you with a map and the main website, etc. Just like a regular google search. It's not just Google local. :)
     
  13. anthonymoody macrumors 68020

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    I see it provides access to Googledocs. Can someone please confirm:

    1) What options it gives you to open documents (i.e. in iWork apps? in Safari?) and once open, can you successfully modify? Create new docs?

    2) Assuming the answer to #1 includes Safari, presumably it gives you the ability to save back to googledocs?

    3) Does it give you the option to attach a document to an email?

    If the answers are positive, then google may have just become our file system.
     
  14. 0101001 macrumors 6502

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    You can text with the nexus one with voice it pretty great.
     
  15. LadyHoneyBabe thread starter macrumors 6502

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    You should download it and give it a try. I'm just happy they finally released the update. Looks like I'll be using Google app A LOT more now and if it does file sharing just a good...then I'll use that instead of all the other file sharing apps.

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  16. tacomahunter macrumors regular

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    Downloaded it and it is great, love the sound that it makes as the search is happening! Too funny!!!!
     
  17. bluehaze013 macrumors 6502

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    Nope it doesn't work like on Android. It only translates voice to text to search internet. Doesn't integrate with the maps and voice navigation. Can't use it to voice to text emails, sms etc... I don't think Google will give this to the iPhone because it is a pretty nice selling point for Android and one of the reasons I will never go back to iPhone. I imagine many others feel the same.
     
  18. ClaireL macrumors 6502a

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    Awesome, had no idea it existed. :)
     

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