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'OK Google' voice search command now available for all Chrome users

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 22 May 2014 21:22 User comments (1)

'OK Google' voice search command now available for all Chrome users Earlier this year, Google added the hands-free voice search "OK Google" command to its desktop Chrome browser, but you needed to install a special extension or become an early tester through Google to use it.
Of course, with any beta software, users were hit with bugs and performance that was not ready for prime time.

As of this week, however, Google has updated Chrome with voice command, as long as you are an American Chrome user with the browser set to US English as a default language. Windows, Mac and Linux versions have all been updated.

Google has left a few examples via their blog post:

Perform searches: Say "Ok Google, how many ounces are in a cup?"
Set a timer: Say "Ok Google, set a timer for 30 minutes"
Create a reminder for Google Now: Say "Ok Google, remind me to pick up dessert at 6pm tonight"

To get started, head over to, hit the mic icon and then finally "Enable Ok Google."

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124.5.2014 12:50

So we all have to end up talking like yanks :/

Its a lot easier being righteous than right.

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