One of the cool features of the Moto X and the Android 4.4 KitKat update is that it gives Android users the ability to wake up their device simply by saying, “OK Google”. Wouldn’t it be cool if our laptops could do that as well? Turns out that it might, according to Francois Beaufort who claims that the “OK Google” feature could be making its way onto Google Chromebooks in the future. This feature appears to be the beginning of things and will need to be enabled manually, suggesting that it isn’t exactly open to mass consumption just yet. Beaufort claims that this will allow users to wake up their Chromebooks as well as open the App Launcher at the same time.
It also seems that soon users will be able to perform more voice commands on their Chromebooks, such as open their emails, initiate chats, and more. For more information on enabling this feature, hit up Beaufort’s Google+ post or check out the Chromium page for the details. In the meantime what sort of cool “OK Google” features would Chromebook owners like to see make its way onto their computers?
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