Published on Thursday, August 12, 2010

Google introduces voice control and browser sync for Android

Google has introduced two new features for the ‘Froyo’ Android 2.2 mobile operating system today. It’s added a new Chrome to Phone extension to its desktop Chrome web browser that synchronises information - a web page, map, YouTube video, selected phone number or text - to an Android device running v2.2 of the OS.

And it’s also created Voice Actions for Android; a set of spoken commands that let users make calls, send SMS texts, browse the web and complete a number of other tasks. This adds to Android’s existing voice dictation and search features. Voice Actions currently only offers US English.

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