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Google Phones? What's Next Google Gas?
Friday, March 09, 2007
Google Phones? Man the mighty hand of Google is into everything. Loren Baker over at Search Engine Journal reports that Google filed for a new patent part of which includes predicting phone calls and actions based upon time and location. How lazy are we getting? Allowing Google the information to plan my immediate future? Uh no thanks, I'm not sure that I'm ok with that. Don't get me wrong I like Google but seriously, Google Phones anticipating what my next move is just doesn't sit well with me.

Here how it would work: Let's say a few friends and I were going to a hockey game and after the game we wanted to grab a bite to eat. Google Phones could predict my location and provide me with a list of restaurants in the area. Ok but Google doesn't know that two of my friends are vegetarians and that another is in the mood for sushi. Where is the relevance in the results? I don't see any benefit as I am most likely familiar with the area and have a general idea of the restaurants that are in the vicinity. The a few hours later Google Phones would tell me where the nearest movie theaters are or casinos or bars.... but what if I just want to go home? Google predicting what I want before I decide what I want? Nah not for me.

Google Phones knowing what I want before I search? Why would I want my phone interrupting me every couple of hours to see if I needed something? It's so impersonal. There is something to be said for spontaneity. I just don't see the relevance unless I define what it is that I want.

For more on the patent for Google Phones visit Mad4MobilePhones.

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