It's official. The human arm is now a vestigial limb. It no longer serves a purpose now that you can search Google with naught more than the melodious sound of your voice.

Voice search is currently only available to Chrome users and requires—obviously—a microphone to work. But, in addition to normal Google searches, the service also works for Google Maps and Earth—simply speak the name of the city or place to pull it up.

And after a brief hands-on, I can say it works pretty reliably—even with my best Scotty voice and first addressing my computer as "Computer." [The Next Web]