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Google Goggles and Google+ for Android both get powerful updates

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Photos are running things today at Google following the we’ve-got-our-hands-in-everything-company released updates for two of its most popular apps. Google+ was updated to improve user interacti…

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Google Goggles adds optional auto-search feature from new images

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Have you ever taken a picture and wished that you could immediately have that image used for a Google Goggles search? Me neither, but Google has made that a feature so you might as well see if it was worth the develo…

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Google Goggles scans barcodes almost instantly, solves Sudoku

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Like almost everything else in life, Goggles now proves that faster is better. The app previously took pictures of barcodes and then provided information a few seconds later, but Goggles can now recognize a ba…

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Tips: Google Goggles may identify wallpapers you want

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I love Android wallpapers, but I hate having to hunt them down. That’s why I browse Android forums in which people show off what they have discovered and ask them where they got a particular background ima…

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Google Goggles update adds ability to translate text into another language

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Google Goggles update adds ability to translate text into another language

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Quite a few geeks got excited when Google Goggles was shown off automatically scanning a German menu and translating it into English. Google has decided that the rest of the world needs to be able to figure out ho…

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Google Goggles likely getting better with PlinkArt purchase

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Google Goggles likely getting better with PlinkArt purchase

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Google gets bored and buys yet another company. This time, it’s the team behind PlinkArt, an Android application that helps scan and recognize art. The visual search app Plink identifies paintings and artwor…

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Google Shopper scans products, compares prices, steps on Goggles’ toes

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Google Shopper scans products, compares prices, steps on Goggles’ toes

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Google has launched a product recognition and shopping comparison app named Google Shopper. The new app is very similar to Google Goggles: scan the cover of a book, CD, DVD, video game, or barcode, and Google wi…

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Google previews Goggles translate feature at MWC (video)

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Google previews Goggles translate feature at MWC (video)

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The Google Goggles Android app and Google Translate are two slightly flawed but promising products. From a conceptual standpoint, these apps are great and will be must-have tools in the future; however, thei…

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Google Goggles: Heavy on hype, light on help

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Google Goggles: Heavy on hype, light on help

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Google Goggles seemed amazing to me when it was first announced. The thought that I could perform visual searches on things I didn’t recognize was intriguing and something I thought would – clich…

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