Google Voice Search lands on the iPhone and iPad

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Google released a new version of its Search app for iOS devices. You had to think the search giant would bring its Siri competitor to the iPhone and iPad at some point. The application seems to add some of the same kind of functionality on the company’s impressive Google Now feature found on all stock Android 4.1+ Jelly Bean devices.

The Android maker on its blog claims that the new Google Search app for iPhone and iPad helps you take advantage of the “enhanced voice search that answers any question with the comprehensive Google search results you know and love.”Google also claimed the application was both “fast and accurate.”

That being said, I’m not sure if I want to use the Search app on my iPhone 4s. However, if it’s anything like what I’m accustomed to on my Nexus 7 tablet, then I might have to reconsider. Google Now on my Nexus 7 has been a delight when it comes to its incredible predictive search capabilities, but I find it hard to believe Apple would allow the service to be at full strength out of the gate. So expect to see a few limitations.

Besides that, it’s awesome to have yet another application to throw in your Google folder on your iPhone or iPad — what? Am I the only one who does this? Anyhoo, the new Google Voice Search app is available for download.

Has anyone downloaded the Google Search app already? If so, let us know what you think about it?

[via Google]

 

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