Google Turbo Charges Mobile Features

Google is beefing up its mobile features with two launches.

First, it has introduced Voice Actions for Android, making it possible to voice command your phone on the company's operating system. Here's a video of how it works:

Second, Google has also launched a new Chrome-to-phone extension. A button to allow users to to "instantly send the current web page, map, YouTube video, or selected phone number or text to your Android device running Froyo (or Android 2.2)," it explained in a blog post. Here's the video:

Android users, you're all set for Google efficiency on the go. Watch out though, it's still no reason to work your mobiles while driving...

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Liva Judic joined Search Engine Watch and ClickZ in May 2010 as a news blogger. She has lived and worked across the globe in Madagascar, Switzerland, London, NYC, Asia and is now based in between New York and Berlin.

Her background is in government relations and financial media where she started out as a journalist at Bloomberg and became senior editor at AFX news (now part of ThomsonReuters). Prior to forming her own consultancy Judic was head of international PR for a head of state.

Judic focuses on facilitating brand and marketing transitioning for European startups moving to the US. She has been named one of the Top 50 Industry Influencers of 2014 by AGBeat