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NewsPoster May 22, 2013 01:55 PM
Briefly: Google voice search in Chrome, Amazon Cloud Drive in Canada
Google has <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/286146==http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/stable-channel-release.html" rel='nofollow'>updated</a> Chrome to enable <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/286147==http://www.electronista.com/articles/13/05/15/reminder.cards.suggestions.for.media.part.of.googl e.now.additions/" rel='nofollow'>voice search</a>, among other additions. Chrome version 27 enables conversational search through the Google <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/286148==https://www.google.com/" rel='nofollow'>homepage</a>, providing a clickable microphone to start it off, and then switching to a larger Google Now-style mic logo. The update, spotted <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/286149==http://searchengineland.com/googles-impressive-conversational-search-goes-live-on-chrome-160445" rel='nofollow'>by</a> <em>Searchengineland</em>, also provides a new API for Chrome Store developers, 14 security fixes, and a 5-percent speed boost to page loads. <br />
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<strong>Amazon rolls out Cloud Drive to Canada, provides 5GB of free cloud storage</strong><br />
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Amazon has extended its Cloud Drive service <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/286150==http://www.amazon.ca/gp/feature.html/ref=amb_link_376949642_2?ie=UTF8&docId=1001069481& nav_sdd=aps&pf_rd_m=A3DWYIK6Y9EEQB&pf_rd_s=center-B1&pf_rd_r=0V26GF8KF4TM7XSQ0K3X&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_ p=1558269722&pf_rd_i=915398" rel='nofollow' target="_self" title="">to Canada</a>. The digital locker service, typically used for music and photo storage from desktop and <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/286151==http://www.macnn.com/articles/13/05/10/offers.paid.additional.storage.cross.platform.comp atibility/" rel='nofollow'>mobile apps</a>, offers Canadian customers the same 5GB free tier as users in the United States and <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/286152==http://www.electronista.com/articles/12/10/04/amazon.finishes.bringing.service.to.major.european .markets/" rel='nofollow'>other countries</a> are able to use. Additional storage plans start from $10 per year for an extra 20GB.
 
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