Google rolls out extension for hands-free search in Chrome

Google has brought the Moto X’s excellent hands-free voice control feature to the desktop. With the Google Voice Search Hotword extension, users can now say “OK, Google” to instruct the browser to search for anything they need, including measurements, weather, and directions. The app is currently in beta, and can be downloaded from the Chrome Web Store.

Even if your family gets bored and stops listening to you this Thanksgiving, at least your computer will still have open ears. Just in time for the holidays, Google has officially released voice recognition for Chrome browsers in the form of a Chrome extension.

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