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Google quietly adds conversational search to Chrome 27

By Dave LeClair
May 22, 2013
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  1. Google demonstrated conversational voice search last week at the I/O conference, and now, the company has rolled the exciting new feature out to Chrome browsers on desktop. Users looking for the alternate method of searching will have to update to version...

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  2. 3DCGMODELER

    3DCGMODELER TS Enthusiast Posts: 307   +18

    Cool... I like that...
    :)
     
  3. ReederOnTheRun

    ReederOnTheRun TS Booster Posts: 310   +62

    It surprisingly works really well, is there a hotkey for it?
     
  4. MRmister

    MRmister TS Rookie

    Click the microphone or press Ctrl+Shift+Period (Mac: ?-Shift-Period) with your cursor in the search box to start voice search. When the large red microphone icon appears, begin speaking. You can press ESC or click the red button to cancel.

    Found the keyboard shortcuts listed here:
    https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/1331723?p=ui_voice_search&rd=1

     
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  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 3,425   +822

    Just another useless addition as far as I'm concerned.
     
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  6. ReederOnTheRun

    ReederOnTheRun TS Booster Posts: 310   +62


    Haha it really doesn't add anything revolutionary, but some people enjoy talking more than typing in dead silence all the time.
     
  7. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,082   +920

    I really like it.
     
  8. tehbanz

    tehbanz TS Enthusiast Posts: 183   +10

    "Show me the boobs"

    Instant success, thanks google.
     
    JC713 likes this.
  9. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,082   +920

    lol
     


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