12 JAN

‘Google Mobile’ Goggles Feature Enhanced with Ad Recognition, Sudoku Solving

by Marianne Schultz
 

Google Mobile was updated earlier this week, adding new capabilities to its Google Googles visual search feature. Google Goggles can now recognize printed advertisements and solve Sudoku puzzles. Google also fixed bugs and added support for opening the Google Voice app directly from Google Mobile in this latest version.

Google Goggles was added to the Google Mobile iOS app in October after debuting for Android OS devices in late 2009. While Google Mobile is a universal app compatible with the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, the Google Goggles feature requires a device with an auto-focusing camera, thereby limiting its use to the iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 at this time.

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