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    Default really love the ok google voice control

    But sometimes it got mixed up between bringing up search or taking an order from me.
    Maybe android should think of other command like "Let's Google!" for search order and "OK Google" for ordering the phone to do other things than internet search.
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    Quote Originally Posted by M Max View Post
    But sometimes it got mixed up between bringing up search or taking an order from me.
    Maybe android should think of other command like "Let's Google!" for search order and "OK Google" for ordering the phone to do other things than internet search.
    Mine works great. Have not had any issues with commands vs. search.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ed Briggs View Post
    Mine works great. Have not had any issues with commands vs. search.
    Same here. I've yet to experience any issues.
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    I don't see the point of using "OK Google". Unlike the Moto-X, you have unlock to the homescreen before using it so you may was well just press the mic button. That's arguably easier and quicker than bothering saying "OK Google". So you may as well turn hotword detection off and save a little battery. On the N5 and N4 it is pointless.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bulletmark View Post
    I don't see the point of using "OK Google". Unlike the Moto-X, you have unlock to the homescreen before using it so you may was well just press the mic button. That's arguably easier and quicker than bothering saying "OK Google". So you may as well turn hotword detection off and save a little battery. On the N5 and N4 it is pointless.
    Couldn't agree more. But I do like using it if I'm on the home screens. I understand why Google didn't do the Moto X way because the N5 was already well into production it having its on core to handle it but there's the rumor of Google bring voice commands anywhere, so I can't wait for it to see if its true

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    Quote Originally Posted by matt3166 View Post
    Couldn't agree more. But I do like using it if I'm on the home screens.
    That's contradictory. You agree that the function is completely pointless and a waste of time, yet you like using it?!

    I understand why Google didn't do the Moto X way because the N5 was already well into production it having its on core to handle it.
    That doesn't make sense. Either the N5 hardware is capable of processing "always on" voice control, in which case Google should have included the function, or it is not capable in which case they should not have added this useless alternative.
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    Default Re: really love the ok google voice control

    Quote Originally Posted by bulletmark View Post
    I don't see the point of using "OK Google". Unlike the Moto-X, you have unlock to the homescreen before using it so you may was well just press the mic button. That's arguably easier and quicker than bothering saying "OK Google". So you may as well turn hotword detection off and save a little battery. On the N5 and N4 it is pointless.

    Don't agree. It is easy to unlock the home screen without looking when you are driving and just say "OK Google CALL John Green" or "OK Google TEXT Joe Black" than taking your eyes off the road.

    Also, since my Nexus 5 when unlocked in a noisy bar has hears something that puts it into "OK Google" mode several times, I sure don't want that Always Listening mode like the Moto X if it was in my pocket if lots of sounds can trigger "OK Google" and start doing searches or worst pocket dialing a friend.

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