Google TV Gets Voice Search and New 'PrimeTime' TV Guide

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Google has updated Google TV with several important features, including a voice search and a new TV guide called PrimeTime.

The voice search option enables you to start watching TV shows, movies and YouTube videos simply by speaking to your TV. You can also open apps, go to websites and perform searches. Google's search engine will even recognize various natural language search queries; for example, saying "how to tie a bow tie" will get you an instructional video on YouTube.

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As far as PrimeTime goes, it's a renamed TV & Movies app which Google launched last year. It enables you to access favorite channels, see recently watched shows, browse for best live shows or find suggestions based on content you like.

Google is on fire lately when it comes to Google TV updates. Only last week, Google announced it would start offering music and movies to Google TV owners in some European countries. And yesterday, Google launched an updated Google TV and Android YouTube app which enables you to play videos you've found on your Android device on a Google TV with one click.

The update will be rolling out to LG devices "this week," followed by other devices, Google claims. Check out an overview of the new features in the video above.

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