Google updates trio of their Android apps (Goggles, Maps, Google+)

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Google has updated three of their Android applications today with Maps, Google+, and Google Goggles each getting new features.  While Google Maps (6.0.1) is strictly made up of bug fixes and stability enhancements, Google Goggles and Google+ are a little more meaty. Google Goggles (1.7) now ...

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Google Goggles 1.6 Released with New Search Feature

Wanna make your Android phone’s camera smarter?  Download the latest version of Google Goggles 1.6 and enable the new “search from camera” feature.  Once done, go about your business, using the camera like you normally would.  Once turned on, this option will have Goggles ...

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HTC Using Google Goggles to Promote Sensation 4G

HTC has become one of the latest companies to embrace having their marketing efforts “Goggles Enabled” to help generate interest in the products.  Some of you may recall five companies (Buick, Disney, Diageo, T-Mobile and Delta Air Lines) jumping on board with the technology back in ...

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Watch Google Goggles Solve a Sudoku Puzzle [VIDEO]

Google Goggles 1.3 has landed in the Android Market with support for print (magazine and newspaper) ads as well as the ability to solve Sudoku puzzles.

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Language Translation Added to Google Goggles (v1.1)

The latest version of Google Goggles (1.1) is out and it brings the wonderful translation feature that was demonstrated back at Mobile World Congress.  With Goggles, users can now take a picture of a word or phrase and have it translated on the fly.  Check out the video below for more on how it ...

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Google Gobbles Plink for Future Goggles Integration

Plink, one of the winners of the second Android Developers Challenge is only too pleased to announce today that they’ve been acquired by Google.  Their app works remarkably similar to Google Goggles – Snap a picture of some artwork or painting with your phone get back wikipedia-like ...

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See What Happens When Google’s ‘Goggles’ and ‘Translate’ Converge [VIDEO]

Google Goggles is an excellent concept – take a picture of something with your phone and get the same search results you would have were you to do a traditional search.  See a bridge or monument and want to learn the name?  SNAP! Admittedly, the mobile app for Android has some kinks to ...

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Google Goggles Now a Reality – Download Today!

We just learned of the new Visual Search from Google over the weekend, but it turns out the search service is ready to go!  Forget that waiting period we were expecting while Google employees tested the app out.  Apparently, they’ve been playing with this for months now. Head to the ...

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See the Future of Search with ‘Google Goggles’

Hartmut Neven heads up a team of Google-folk working on a yet another awesome bit of technology. It’s called “visual search” and it works by tying the cameras in your handset to Google’s search engine. And it’s awesome. Envision this…being able to take a ...

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