Google launches audio search engine for Android

Published on: Fri, Aug 21, 2009 , Updated on Fri, Aug 21, 2009
Tags: Google Labs, Google Listen
Courtesy: http://www.techcrunch.com - 20th August

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Here is the latest addition to Google Labs, which is going to be of great advantage for Android users. Google Listen (http://listen.googlelabs.com/), the latest addition to Google Labs, is an Android application that helps to search web audio contents. Users can easily download these audio contents or stream it to their phone.   It also functions as a podcast manager so that you can subscribe to audio feeds as well as download new content, whenever required.   

How to use Google Listen?

Go to the search bar and type name of the required file, it can be specifically a podcast and search it.   Google will get you a list of the most updated list of podcasts and audio clips, from which you can select the necessary file.   Those who are interested in multiple matches can arrange them in the form of a queue, so that listen to them and choose the needed one.  To start with, only English audio podcasts will be indexed in Google Listen.   The FAQ section of the site says that they plan to index video in future.
To start with, the service is available only for the Android users.  

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