Google Goggles Gets Update – Now Will Recognize Items in Magazine Ads, Solve Sudoku Puzzles

by Michael Murphy on
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Google has released an update to its Goggles Android app. It’s now being harkened as faster and smarter. It scans barcodes faster than ever before, as well as QR codes, and no longer requires you to press a button to scan the barcode. It will also scan magazine and newspaper ads, often recognizing the object in the ad and returning results for said object. Google is also claiming that Goggles will now recognize a Sudoku game and, if you ask it, will solve the puzzle for you. All in all, version 1.3 is bringing some cool features to the table, so be sure and grab the update from the market, or download the app from our database or via the QR code below.

[via Google Mobile Blog]

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