11/21/2008

iPhone Sex: Google Application Baffled By British Accents

I can confirm this story: I told Google iPhone "pickled herring" and Google returned "testicle hair" (you don't want to see the top sites, believe me!). My wife, who's American, said the same phrase and got a perfect result...A new voice-recognition search tool for the iPhone has problems understanding British accents, leading to some bizarre answers to spoken queries, a newspaper report and users said Wednesday.The free application, which allows iPhone owners to use the Google search engine with their voice, mistook the word "iPhone" variously for "sex," "Einstein" and "kitchen sink," said the Daily Telegraph.Comments left by users on the application's website seemed to confirm the problem. "Awesome job google. only problem is every time I say the word 'fish' it registers as 'sex'," wrote one, identified as Kevin.

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