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Google Voice Actions and Chrome to Phone Videos and Screenshots

Here are some videos and screenshots from Google’s two mobile product announcements today: Voice Actions and Chrome to Phone.

The first lets you speak a variety of requests and commands into the mobile phone and get a wide range of results; the latter is a way to send information from the Silicon Valley search giant’s browser to a mobile phone app on an Android smartphone.

Here is a video on Voice Actions and two screenshots, and you can read more on the Google (GOOG) blog about it, in a post titled “Just Speak It.”

And here is the Chrome to Phone video (and you can see the Google blog post on it here):

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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik