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So I have a HTC One, and my girlfriend has a HTC One X. Our google search hotwords are different. Mine says "Say Okay Google" and hers says "Say Google". On top of that, mine allows for continuous searching (ie. say "okay google", search something, and repeat), whereas hers only can search once (ie. say "google", search something, then you have to press the voice button to search again. Is there supposed to be a difference ? Do certain devices contain different versions of Google Search ? If possible, can the continuous searching be activated somehow ?
 
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So I have a HTC One, and my girlfriend has a HTC One X. Our google search hotwords are different. Mine says "Say Okay Google" and hers says "Say Google". On top of that, mine allows for continuous searching (ie. say "okay google", search something, and repeat), whereas hers only can search once (ie. say "google", search something, then you have to press the voice button to search again. Is there supposed to be a difference ? Do certain devices contain different versions of Google Search ? If possible, can the continuous searching be activated somehow ?
That Google Now feature ''Ok Google'' is new in android 4.4 (on your HTC One). The HTC one X is still on android 4.3 and doesn't support this feature yet.
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That Google Now feature ''Ok Google'' is new in android 4.4 (on your HTC One). The HTC one X is still on android 4.3 and doesn't support this feature yet.
Are you sure ? I'm more talking about in the actual google search app. Not the homescreen stuff. Also, my One is running 4.3 with sense 5.5, and the One X is running 4.2.2 with sense 5. Both running stock roms. no modding at all.
 
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Are you sure ? I'm more talking about in the actual google search app. Not the homescreen stuff. Also, my One is running 4.3 with sense 5.5, and the One X is running 4.2.2 with sense 5. Both running stock roms. no modding at all.
Android 4.3 under Google Search tab: ''Google''
http://www.android.com/about/jelly-bean/
  • You can say "Google" to activate Voice Search from within Google Search.

Android 4.4 ''Ok Google''
http://www.android.com/versions/kit-kat-4-4/
  • Just say “Ok Google”
    You don’t need to touch the screen to get things done. When on your home screen* or in Google Now, just say “Ok Google” to launch voice search, send a text, get directions or even play a song.
Don't forget your region/language must be set to US to activate ''OK Google''.
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Android 4.3 under Google Search tab: ''Google''
http://www.android.com/about/jelly-bean/
  • You can say "Google" to activate Voice Search from within Google Search.

Android 4.4 ''Ok Google''
http://www.android.com/versions/kit-kat-4-4/
  • Just say “Ok Google”
    You don’t need to touch the screen to get things done. When on your home screen* or in Google Now, just say “Ok Google” to launch voice search, send a text, get directions or even play a song.
Don't forget your region/language must be set to US to activate ''OK Google''.
yes, i know that. but i'm running 4.3 on my One and i can say ok google to activate it.

so..
HTC One: Android 4.3 + Sense 5.5, able to say OK Google to activate, able to continue searching after each search
HTC One X: Android 4.2.2 + Sense 5, only able to say google to activate, cant say OK Google, only able to do once, not after a search

also..
Transformer Infinity: CM 10.2 (Android 4.3.1), only able to say google to activate, cant say OK Google, only able to do once, not after a search

so with the range of devices i have access to, i'm only able to use OK Google hotword for one of the devices. And with that device, i'm able to use the hotword again to search again while in the results of another search. the other two devices can only use the hotword from the initial google search screen.

what i really want to know is why i cant do continuous searches like i can from my HTC One.
 
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