Tuesday , October 24 2017

Google Keep gains Google’s power of search

Google keep logo

Google’s note-taking app, Google Keep, is one of their quiet achievers. The cross-platform, Android, web and iOS service allow users to create, view edit and share notes and important information from almost any source. Now, Google has bestowed Keep with enhanced powers of search.

Keep SearchFeature-4

With the latest update to Keep, search functionality has been enhanced to support automatic content detection and simple one-click searching. When you click the search button on any platform you will now be presented with one click search options based on what is in your Keep library. Simply click on a tile and be take to the content Google has marked as fitting that category.

Google Keep search

The announcement was a little light on details, thus far only appearing on social media. It’s fairly safe to assume with Google’s increasing use and perfection of Machine Learning that, like Google Photos, Inbox and other Google products Keep now has some machine learning love and for me Keep is one step away from being able to replace all of my note taking apps. All that remains is enhanced functionality for shopping list; whilst Keep has shopping list features, they are a bit too basic for my family’s needs.

The update is rolling out now to Android, Web and iOS devices.

Google Keep
Google Keep
Developer: Google LLC
Price: Free

Are you a Google Keeper? Let us know what you think of its new search powers below.

Source: Google.

Duncan Jaffrey   Journalist

Duncan has been interested in technology since coding "Mary had a little Lamb" in Basic on his ZX Spectrum. A fan of all things Android, most days you'll find Duncan trawling the web for Android news or quietly editing away on Map Maker.

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