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    OK Google, available in South Africa Yes or No?

    is the Chrome function available for South Africa or not,?

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    In search of South African Technology Nuggets(R), for sale & trading in South East Asia.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Onetwo View Post
    is the Chrome function available for South Africa or not,?
    This Chrome?
    The trouble with opportunity is it normally comes dressed up as work.

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    sorry, could be more detailed,:

    This extension allows you to say ‘Ok Google’ and start speaking your search.
    Now you can talk to Google when you’re using Chrome. Hands-free. No typing. Simply say “Ok Google” and then ask your question. Note: this extension sends your question to Google only when it hears the phrase “Ok Google.”

    "Chrome" (Google product) is my preferred Internet Browsing program, it is 10 times better than Internet Explorer (Microsoft) and also much saver.

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    yes, you can install GOOGLE CHROME, or GOOGLE FIREFOX, as your default browser if you live in SOUTH AFRICA.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KristiKat View Post
    yes, you can install GOOGLE CHROME, or GOOGLE FIREFOX, as your default browser if you live in SOUTH AFRICA.
    I am not too sure that Mozilla Firefox would like people to think that it was a Google product.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Onetwo View Post
    This extension allows you to say ‘Ok Google’ and start speaking your search.
    OK, gotcha now.

    When it comes to being incorporated into the core product, it looks like it's in beta for the US only at the moment. Having used speech recognition software myself, I know the issue of the software being region appropriate is critical - there's probably not much sense for a SAffer trying to use the US edition. We stand a better chance of it actually recognising what we're saying when they roll out a UK edition.

    I see there is a Chrome Extension for voice recognition that uses hotwords, though.
    The trouble with opportunity is it normally comes dressed up as work.

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