Google Lens: a brilliant app every tech-loving traveller should try

Google offers a host of apps that'll make exploring the world easier, but Lens is the standout star, writes Claire Keeton

13 October 2019 - 00:00 By CLAIRE KEETON

To identify the spices on a counter in the Kokkedoor Cooking Studio, I pointed my phone at them, with the Google Lens app open.

Images and information flashed on the screen. Of course, if you need a machine to tell you which spice is which, you probably shouldn't be taking part in a MasterChef-style competition like I was in Cape Town...

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