Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Google’s on autopilot mode

Those who have received the Jelly Bean (Android 4.1) update on their smartphones have been bowled over - not by the changes in the UI, but by two features - Google Voice Search and Google Now. Read more about it here.

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Google rolling out spiced up search ‘Knowledge Graph’


Google will be rolling out a search that really understands what you are searching for. Users in India will get the richer search experience — called Knowledge Graph — in the next few days.

What exactly is Knowledge Graph? If you are searching for ‘Indians’ what do you expect? People in India may expect results about ‘people residing in India’ or NRIs or PIOs. But the query may have a different meaning in the US. It could mean the indigenous community there, or even the Cleveland Indians team.

Talking about Knowledge Graph, Amit Singhal, Google Fellow and SVP, Engineering, says the new search tries to understand what you really want to search.

Read more here