Google Goggles, the app that lets you "search the real world with a picture," just received a pretty major update to version 1.7. The update brings some very cool features, like continuous scan mode, which lets Goggles do its thing without having to constantly hit the shutter button.

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One of the coolest new features in this update is enhanced text recognition, which can detect the same text an online document and provide a link directly to the page. The update also brings better search functionality and improved item recognition.

Goggles 1.7 is available now in the Android Market, hit the widget below to grab it. For full details, check out the Google Mobile Blog.