‘Ok, Google’ Now Available For All U.S. Chrome Users

Chrome users can now search Google by saying, “Ok, Google” from their desktop browser from the Google homepage or the new tab page. Make sure you have the latest update of the browser, and go to google.com to turn it…

Xbox One Gets Bing Web Search Today

Are you finding your Xbox One search experience a bit underwhelming? Sure, you can use Bing to search through your console’s online marketplace, but the same can’t be said for the Web. Well, that’s all changing this week. In the…

Google Voice Search Built Into Chrome Beta

At Google I/O last year, Google showed off conversational search on the desktop, including the now famous “OK Google” command. In November, this functionality became available via a Chrome extension. Now, the functionality is coming directly to Chrome. Google announced…

Now You Can Google From The Desktop By Saying, ‘Ok Google’

Earlier this year, Google showed off its new conversational search capabilities for the desktop, including the ability to perform a search by simply saying, “Ok Google,” and then your search phrase. In May, Google released conversational search for Chrome, but…

Google Adds Improved Voice Search, Reminders, Etc. To iOS Search App

Google has launched an update to the Google Search app for iPhone and iPad bringing it more up to par with the Android experience. The new version will send users notifications when there’s stuff Google deems important for them to…

As Google Moves Away From Keywords, Can You Optimize For Gist?

Today, keywords still play a significant role in search habits, and in how Google and other search engines deliver search results. The trend, however, is moving further and further away from this, especially on Google’s side. Google wants to become…

Bing Improves Voice Search On Windows Phone

Bing has made some improvements to its voice recognition capabilities to make voice search on Windows Phone devices more accurate and faster. “Voice search is supposed to be seamless and efficient, but sometimes your phone misses important words and takes…

Google’s New Conversational Voice Search Is Here (Kind Of)

UPDATE: When asked about the “Okay, Google” feature, Google’s Matt Cutts tells us, “I think that will take a little while longer, but Chrome updates move along quickly.” Update 2: While we should be able to expect the “hotwording” functionality…

Google Shows Siri How To Get Answers Quickly

Last week, Google launched its enhanced voice search on iOS, going head to head with Apple’s Siri. Some iOS users may be wondering which one they should be using to get the best experience from their devices. With the following…

It’s Not Google Maps, But Google Has A New Search App For iOS (With Enhanced Voice Search)

Google has launched a new Google Search app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, complete with enhanced voice search, leading many to draw comparisons to Apple’s own Siri. “When you have a question, finding the answer should be effortless—wherever you…