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Google Search adds excellent Voice Search (pictures)

Google Search comes with access to Google apps and docs, well-known search capabilities, and new Voice Search that's tough to beat.

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Google Search has Google apps

Along with the search capabilities of the world's most popular search engine, you also get access to Google apps.
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Find pizza immediately

Whether you type "pizza" in the search field or speak it into Voice Search, your results come up extremely quickly.
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Find locations, too

If you ask for a location, Google Search displays a map, and you can get directions and more info from there.
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Shopping with goggles on

Google Goggles lets you photograph bar codes and other items and returns results right away.
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Spoken answers

When I asked, "Who is Michael Jordan?" Google Search's AI voice gave me a short bio along with the info; Siri just gave me a page of information.

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