Google App Lets You Search With Screenshots

Google App Lets You Search With Screenshots

The latest version of the Google app for Android has a feature that allows users to search with screenshots. It’s somewhat hidden but taking a screenshot pulls up a toolbar with a new lens button. That allows OCR to analyze the screenshot and search accordingly. This functionality may make its way into other Google apps as well. It’s a cool idea.

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