Google Gesture


  1. jestexman

    jestexman Well-Known Member


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  2. skunkpbguy

    skunkpbguy Well-Known Member

    Grabbed it, tried it.. if it was integrated with the Google bar, total WIN.. however it is not..
  3. OMJ

    OMJ Bazinga VIP Member

    I wish it was integrated into the contacts. Kinda cool but really not very useful
  4. sooper_droid12

    sooper_droid12 Well-Known Member

    Anyone else see that we're eventually going full circle BACK to the Palm style letter writing? Eventually, you won't even need to type in the search bar, just spell it out with "gestures". Oh wait, Palm did that back in the 80-90s! Not new, Google! Dolphin already figured it out. Anymore patents you all want to infringe upon? Really?

    Note: I also downloaded it. Agree it should be incorporated into the search bar.
  5. kratos

    kratos Back on my throne!!! VIP Member

    This looks very interesting. I've downloaded it and will have to play with it a little in order to form a proper opinion.

    Thanks for pointing this out.

    Kratos
  6. BiGMERF

    BiGMERF Well-Known Member

    i like it but to bad you have to open a new app to use it.
  7. sooper_droid12

    sooper_droid12 Well-Known Member

    Exactly, another half-a$$'d, half-way thought out application release from Google. First, Buzz, then Shopper, now this. Who's employing and project managing these jokers? Would it be too hard to implement it into the search bar at least?

    Don't get me wrong, the initial stuff is pretty good, but it's like an incomplete project. Needs more work and integration.
  8. jbolenbaugh

    jbolenbaugh Member

    Don't get me wrong. The development of these new apps does seem incomplete. However, the point of google labs is to identify trends in user desires. If a million people download a lab app, it signals google which direction to go in. My 2 cents.
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  9. skunkpbguy

    skunkpbguy Well-Known Member

    Agreed, they are working on this.. same with Buzz, Maps and Earth for mobile.. none of them are complete, YET. :)
  10. BiGMERF

    BiGMERF Well-Known Member

    i dont think gesture is a question of like or dislike more than functionality
  11. (G)

    (G) Well-Known Member

    Can anybody with a Moto Droid get it to work searching apps? Supposedly a gesture will search contacts, web page favorites, and apps. Mine will never find any apps, even when I "gesture" a "G" for "Gesture" it doesn't show up.
  12. BiGMERF

    BiGMERF Well-Known Member

    go to settings and check it to discover apps too
  13. (G)

    (G) Well-Known Member

    It's already checked. I even unchecked and re-checked it.
  14. jfe

    jfe Well-Known Member

    Cool, another thing to further screw up my handwriting, I still write all crazy after learning the "Palm Graffiti"

    Most people that read my notes think that it's some sort of ransom note
  15. Bkfraiders7

    Bkfraiders7 Well-Known Member

    All the people complaing already....No wonder GMail was beta for so long.

    Now, I am whole heartedly agreeing with the people who say this should be incorporated into the phone and shouldnt be an independent app. But like whoever up there said, this is a lab project. In fact, it showed you it was a lab project when you first went into it. I know you should say what you want from the app, but labeling something practically a failure when its a Lab and practically beta is dumb.
  16. &roid

    &roid Well-Known Member

    My wish is that it would search calender entries....
  17. radikal

    radikal Well-Known Member

    i like that these so called half done apps are some of my faves, not gestures, is meant for a dif market than me.

    but shopper is a pretty sweet idea, maps and navigation, for being half done, work VERY WELL

    and buzz is my most anticipated app right now, they are probably going to build a dedicated app, so yeah. i am waiting excitedly
  18. sghere

    sghere Well-Known Member

    I installed...then uninstalled about an hour after playing with it. Not for me if it's a standalone app.

    If it was incorporated into the Google search feature...then heck yeah I'd keep it.

    S
  19. aaron5610

    aaron5610 Well-Known Member

    Yea without being in your contacts, and music and all its not much use. Its a stand alone app that really just using the search key is faster. It has no real use other than being able to say my droid can read my handwriting, big deal lol. Maybe it will turn into something more useful on down the road...



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  20. alostpacket

    alostpacket Over Macho Grande? VIP Member

    Whiners, this app is great. It finds my contacts just fine. I swear someone could give you guys a free beer and you'd find a way to complain about it.
  21. Clementine_3

    Clementine_3 Well-Known Member

    I'm using it for contacts, it's fun and fast!
    I would NEVER complain about free beer :D
  22. square

    square Well-Known Member

    what kind of beer?
  23. alostpacket

    alostpacket Over Macho Grande? VIP Member

    Dont make me round your corners!
  24. ninjoblio

    ninjoblio Member

    I heard Goggle's going to be releasing free beer for Android on 3/5.
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