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Google X glasses tipped, Android running Terminator-like tech

Google X glasses tipped, Android running Terminator-like tech

When it comes to futuristic projects coming out of the labs at such titanic companies as Apple and Google, there's no shortage of interest in even the smallest project, the simplest notion of a project - what we're hearing today is that there's not just a tiny project popping up in the mysterious off-campus lair known as Google X, there's a whole set of glasses. While Apple has been tipped just earlier today as working on a wrist set bangle / watch sort of iPod device that may well be a Siri-controlled peripheral, this Google project is set to be a standalone device which connects to the web with mobile data, displaying then the information you want to see in the lenses of the glasses as they sit on your face. Scanning, scanning, match found!

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Google Maps gets Voice Search on Chrome browser for desktops

Google Maps gets Voice Search on Chrome browser for desktops

Google has just updated its Google Maps service with voice search capabilities. This feature has been available for its mobile interface for awhile now where getting directions hands-free is perhaps more significant. Nonetheless, if you are too lazy to type on your full keyboard while in front of your desktop, you now have the option to just speak.

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Google Updates iOS Search App With Instant Pages

Google Updates iOS Search App With Instant Pages

Google updated its Search app for iOS today with the addition of several new features that will make searching faster and more convenient. Most noticeable is the addition of a filter button in the search bar that makes it easy to quickly select which categories to search under. Also added is support for Google's Instant Pages feature, which was first introduced for the Chrome desktop browser back in June.

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What Google Labs Shutting Down Means for YOU the Google Lover

What Google Labs Shutting Down Means for YOU the Google Lover

Google announced that they'd be shutting down their Google Labs department this Wednesday in an effort to "put more wood behind fewer arrows." This is the department of Google that brought such classics forth as Google Reader, Google Goggles, and more than a couple other things in the official Google Inc Developers section of the Android Market. They've been responsible for Google Wave, Google Calendar, and of course, the king, Gmail. What the chief engineers at Google Labs Mark Friedman, Aravindh Murthy, Yushi Jing, Joe Marshall, and Andy Hertzfeld will be doing this weekend is still up for debate.

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Google Is Shutting Down Google Labs And Some Experimental Projects

Google Is Shutting Down Google Labs And Some Experimental Projects

Opening a new chapter with the successful launch of Google+, it looks like the search giant is closing its doors on Google Labs, which has been behind a jumble of experimental projects over the years. This move was announced in a Google blog post explaining the decision as part of CEO Larry Page's promise to put "more wood behind fewer arrows," that is to refocus the company on its most important products.

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Google Launches Voice Search and Search by Image on Desktop

Google Launches Voice Search and Search by Image on Desktop

What Google has revealed at their Inside Search event on June 14th, 2011 in San Francisco is, amongst many other neat items, are Voice Search and Search by Image on Desktop. While similar items have been possible in the past on Android, this is the first time they've been available to the home user. They're also improved significantly in the following ways: more phrases, better understanding, and quicker results (and more accurate, too.) The results are impressive, the results perfectly accurate on stage. Will this functionality work in practice? We can't wait!

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Google Places Launches Instant Access to Local Queries on Google’s Mobile Homepage

Google Places Launches Instant Access to Local Queries on Google’s Mobile Homepage

What you're about to experience whilst hanging out on Google's homepage if you're viewing the page on your mobile device is Instant Access to Local Queries, appearing right below your main search bar in the form of several new icons. These icons, connected to Google Maps via and Google Places, will lead you to local maps and placed you'd be very apt to visit in your immediate area based on your GPS location. This functionality will be launching today and will help you to access your business environment as quickly as possible. This was only one of the many announcements made by Google today at their "Inside Search" event.

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Google’s Facial Recognition App Found Falsified by CNN [Update: CNN statement]

Google’s Facial Recognition App Found Falsified by CNN [Update: CNN statement]

Google has just reached out to us to let us know that CNN has reported entirely false information on what they're calling a Google Facial Recognition app. In fact, as Google tells us, there is no such app, and any functionality like what CNN has reported on will not be implemented in any Google application until they've got full privacy policy and more in place. Google's privacy model for this functionality is currently not in place, nor have they reported or noted when this will be complete.

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Google Search App Unleashed For iPhone

Google Search App Unleashed For iPhone

Google today announced a new Google Search App to replace its Google Mobile App for the iPhone and iPod touch. The app will be faster and easier to use while sporting a brand new look along with a host of additional features. It will make targeting search results much simpler on the go.

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