Follow-up set of 20 questions reveals unsuspected abilities of Google Voice Search in Jelly Bean (video)

Follow-up set of 20 questions reveals unsuspected abilities of Google Voice Search in Jelly Bean (video)
After we witnessed Google Voice Search doing a barrel row for us, and answering vague questions containing "stuff" in them with aplomb, we know have a new set of 20 questions video posted, revealing some new tricks this puppy is capable of.

Just as the last time, the video starts with fairly mundane questions from various fields of popular knowledge which take Google seconds to query mostly Wikipedia and read back aloud, to end up with demonstrations how easy it is to make a memo to self with the new Google Voice Search, or simply ask "Where's the Pier Cafe is San Diego", and get directions. 

Have a look at the video below and dream of Jelly Beans.


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14 Comments

1. MalakiMills

Posts: 257; Member since: Jun 15, 2010

I had no idea taylor swift was so tall. Besides that though, I wonder how siri will stack up against this in iOS 6. Seems like google really has something great here.

2. wendygarett unregistered

note yourself... buy some apple so i can feed my sheep :)

3. tlsmithsr

Posts: 81; Member since: Sep 28, 2010

Nice.

4. Aeires unregistered

If the voice would say "working" while investigating, I'd swear I was on the bridge of the Enterprise. Nice job Google, super smooth, fast, and informative.

5. Mitchel

Posts: 228; Member since: May 25, 2012

Very fast. Reliable. Less gimmick (jokes).

6. joaolx

Posts: 364; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

This is pretty amazing. Better than i thought.

7. reccatyo

Posts: 7; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

Did he really activate it by saying "hey google" ?.

10. Immolate

Posts: 310; Member since: Jun 17, 2011

Yes, but that is customizable and you can also just swipe up the home button.

13. Mario1017

Posts: 336; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

you cant just say hey google and get into now... you have to either swipe or press on search icon

11. EdwardFDU3

Posts: 3; Member since: Jul 03, 2012

yes, only on google now

8. takay0

Posts: 144; Member since: Mar 25, 2012

WOW!!!

9. Fuego84

Posts: 357; Member since: May 13, 2012

Hey google... If only you could set a custom command for activating it. Mine would be hey apple killer haha no just joking. It probably be tT2000

12. zhypher_23

Posts: 195; Member since: Jun 04, 2012

I heard you can customize the opening phrase, not sure though. I'll find out when I get my G-Nexus

14. Mario1017

Posts: 336; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

no, cant

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