Google Updates The Google Search App For iOS Devices [video]

Just a quick heads-up: Google just pushed a new and improved version of their Google app for iOS devices. Google Search app (formerly known as Google Mobile App) brings you the look and feel of while allowing you to search in new ways. Use the new toolbar to target your search to the most relevant information you need.

Get the most advanced Google search experience for your iPhone, now with Google Goggles, Voice Search and My Location.


  • Search by taking a picture with your iPhone camera.
  • Image recognition technology recognizes objects and returns relevant search results.
  • Good at identifying barcodes, products, famous landmarks, storefronts, artwork, business cards and print ads.
  • New! Translates text in 6 languages and solves Sudoku puzzles.


  • Search by speaking into your iPhone.
  • Just bring the phone to your ear, wait for the tone and speak your query.
  • Supports American, British, Indian, Australian or South African English accents, Afrikaans, Cantonese, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (Simplified and Traditional), Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish and Zulu.


  • See results customized to where you are (e.g. ‘weather’).
  • Find places nearby without needing to type your current location (e.g. ‘pizza’ or ‘movies’).


  • Google Suggest: get search suggestions as you type, saving you keystrokes.
  • URL suggestions: navigate to popular web sites quickly by tapping site web address suggestions.
  • Search history: instant access to your previous searches.
  • Contact search: quickly find contacts in your address book.
  • Easy access to other Google products: launch products like Maps, Gmail and Voice from the Apps tab.

What’s new in this version

  • New user interface with improved fast app-switching support
  • Swipe right to make your search more specific
  • Swipe down to access settings and log in to Google
  • Updated help screen
  • Certain corners rounded
  • Goggles support for iPod touch and iPhone 3G
  • Bug fixes

You can download Google Search app for free from the app store….