Owners of a T-Mobile G1, the first smartphone to be powered by Google's open-source OS Android, will be pleased to learn that Google is rolling out voice search capability to the OS. In a nutshell, users will be able to click the voice button next to the search field on the Google page, and then speak the search item into the phone instead of typing it, thus avoiding the hassle of pulling out the slider to type the command. Apple's iPhone has had this feature for months.

My only question is this: how accurate is the voice recognition technology? Because if it's anything like the voice recognition on the customer support phone trees we all love to hate, then I don't see the point.

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