Quick Search Box for Android: Global On Device Search Using Text or Voice

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I would have sworn I saw this feature during my brief T-Mobile G1 ownership period last year. But, apparently, I’m wrong about that. From the Official Google Mobile Blog…

Quick Search Box for Android: Search your phone and the web

Google’s new Quick Search Box (QSB) for Android puts a small search box at the top of the Android home screen and lets you search through content right on the phone as well as the web. It also learns about your search habits and starts to list frequently searched items higher on the suggestion list as time goes by. Its voice search feature lets you search by speaking into the app. Personally, I’ve had mixed results with this feature in Google’s iPhone search app.

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