The Google Play Books app has received a nice update this morning which lets you search through the contents of scanned pages.
If you’ve used the Google Books service before, you know that the Internet giant supports a variety of book formats, including those with free-flowing text, scanned pages or even a combination of both.
Unlike the regular text which can be copied and pasted, scanned pages are regular images. Therefore, to make searching of scanned pages possible some sort of an optical character recognition (OCR) feature needs to run either on the device itself or on the server.
That’s exactly what this Google Play Books update does for you…