Google Updates Search App for Android

Google has released* a new version of the search application today, tossing in a number of minor improvements. Users will notice right away that the interface has received a bit of a makeover which takes its cues from the new Android Market.  Suggestions are now grouped by type with web ...

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Google Announces Instant Previews for Android 2.2+ [VIDEO]

Google rolls out another feature to their mobile search page today with Instant Previews. Much like its desktop counterpart, it lets users see what they are about to click on... or avoid.

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DEBUNKED: Verizon Bing Deal Not as Bad as Initially Thought

Okay, so the rumor about Verizon’s intention to block Google Search in favor of Bing can be put to bed.  Business Insider has confirmed the details of the arrangement with a Microsoft representative.  What’s the deal?  Bing will come loaded on a handful of phones, but will not be ...

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Google Now Offering Sources for Trivia Wars Everywhere

So for all you know-it-alls–I mean trivia buffs, Google has implemented a new feature in mobile searches to help you answer questions and source your arguments for the year that the Fonz jumped the shark. Pictured to the left you see the new feature, which recognizes queries with terms ...

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Google Live Search on Android!

Right on the heels of the new Goggles photo search, Google has announced its latest search feature, Live Search, on their official blog: First, we’re introducing new features that bring your search results to life with a dynamic stream of real-time content from across the web. Now, ...

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App Review: QSB Add-Ons

I am a big fan of applications that do a lot and need little to do it–basically, high-impact, low-maintenance apps If you are like me you will enjoy the QSB addon applications by Arno den Hond. The Quick Search Box widget is a pretty useful tool in and of itself, but adding these ...

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Google’s Schmidt: “Android Adoption is About to Explode”

Yay for headlines like that. Today was Google’s Q3 earnings conference call and one of the hot topics was the growth in their mobile division.  As well all know, Android is the key ingredient to the recipe of success.   We’ll spare you the entire call and transcript and give you the ...

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Searchme Releases Visual Search App for Android Smartphones

Popular iPhone App Now Available on Android Market MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire/ — Searchme, Inc. (www.searchme.com) announced today that the Searchme visual search app is now available for free on Android Market. The Searchme application for Android delivers large images of ...

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Even T-Mobile Thinks the Android Market Needs Better Filters

Cole Brodman, T-Mobile’s CTO, thinks the Android Market could use a little help on the filter and search side of things. Pointing to YouTube as an example of how things could (and should) be done, he stated, “Users have a hard time searching through that long tail.” Brodman ...

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You Tell Us: How Would You Improve the Android Market?

The Android Market is nice, but it’s not perfect. There’s always room for improvement and everyone has their own opinion as to what would make things better. This brings up the question of the week: How would you improve the Android Market?  

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