Google Voice Search for desktop computers, which the Web giant launched today, isn't much more than the company porting a technology that's been on mobile phones for a while to PCs.
But don't write it off as a trivial bit of technology too quickly. Voice Search on the desktop moves computing one step closer to the natural user interface that's been the holy grail of computing for decades.
The feature isn't much different from the service that Google offers to smartphone users with its mobile app. Instead of tapping a microphone icon on a phone'… Read more