Android: Nova Launcher is our favourite Android launcher and it just got even better. The latest version of this alternative launcher lets you start a search by saying "OK Google".
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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
Chrome: You no longer have to tap the microphone or use a keyboard shortcut to launch Google's voice search within Chrome. Instead, just as you can on a mobile device, just say "OK Google" to ask Google to look something up, convert things, or perform other tasks.
There are a lot of cool things you can do with Google Now, but with Google constantly adding more voice commands (and integrating Google Now even more with Android KitKat), it's easy to forget all your options. This graphic shows many of the latest instructions available if you just say "OK Google..." or tap the microphone.