01/12/2012, Anybody attending the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah next week? If you are, be sure to pick up the official Sundance Film Festival app for your smartphone – it’s going to be a lot of help. Bing is back as the official Sundance search engine again with a whole bunch of features to make your experience a lot better. You’ll get information about events, maps to locations, film […]
01/11/2012, Yahoo seems to be on a downward slide, as Microsoft’s Bing search engine is right now behind Google, overtaking Yahoo in the process. Search is considered by many to be the Internet’s most lucrative market, and Bing managed to garner 2.75 billion search requests in the US last December, pushing it past Yahoo for the first time, according to statistics released by comScore Inc. This volume would see Bing own […]
12/02/2011, Just because you use Windows Phone 7.5 does not mean that you have to love Microsoft’s Bing as your default browser. Similarly just because you own an Android phone does not mean that your preferred search engine must be Google, but now Google is offering the chance to Windows Phone 7.5 users to start using their own search engine in place of Bing.
11/07/2011, Bing users now have an easier way to keep track of all their Bing-related actions and account support thanks to the new Bing Central service from Microsoft. From Bing Central, users can redeem rewards, access support as well as manage their preferences for Travel, Maps, Finance and Shopping. In addition to making everything accessible from one hub, Microsoft has introduced a new Missions system for you to earn Bing Rewards […]
11/02/2011, Bing users will be pleased to know that the Bing for Mobile app has just received a brand new update today. The update attempts to close the gap between the regular Bing mobile website and the Bing for Mobile app on all devices with the use of more HTML5 within the native app itself. Microsoft wants users to have the same Bing experience regardless of whether they’re using it on […]
10/27/2011, If you’re a fan of Firefox and a fan of Bing, you no longer have to deal with the hassle of manually changing your default search settings to Bing (not that it was very hard to do in the first place). Microsoft announced on its Bing blog that it has teamed up with Mozilla to release a special version of Firefox that has its defaults set to Bing. Other than […]
10/11/2011, It has been a couple of weeks since the Mango update, so most of you should have received it. Well for the benefit of those who haven’t and for those who have it but haven’t fully explored it yet – the Bing team has released a detailed blog post describing all the new features of Bing available on Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango). Here’s a rundown of the new features that […]
10/03/2011, The Bing team has just announced some new updates that it recently introduced to Bing Autos. Starting today, using the service to find the perfect car is going to be so much easier. According to the announcement, there now are options for you to browse cars based on what matters to you, regardless of whether you’re looking for a new car or a used car. So besides searching by make […]
09/30/2011, How often do you get lost in an airport? Not too often I hope! But for those of you who do, we’ve got some great news for you. The folks over at Bing have now made Airport Maps available in its Maps service. Just like its maps for shopping malls, folks who need to find their way around an airport will definitely find these new maps to be very handy. […]
09/30/2011, Are you curious as to what Nokia’s upcoming Windows Phone handsets will be bringing to the table? Well according to Microsoft, Nokia apparently has special permissions to modify Windows Phone a little bit more than what other manufacturers like Samsung and HTC can do, and it looks like 3D maps and voice controlled navigation will be one of them.
09/13/2011, The folks over at Bing just keep on improving their search engine. They’ve recently announced that Bing for Mobile Browse has just been upgraded with new features that will help make the search experience better. First up we have the addition of “Liked Results”. Already available on the desktop version of Bing, “Liked Results” lets users see which stories, new and sites that their Facebook friends have liked when going […]
09/07/2011, Microsoft has started rolling an updated version of its Bing search engine to the public, which features some changes in the page’s layout. Text links to sections such as images, videos, and shopping have been moved to the top navigation bar, and the “popular now” bar at the bottom has been given a larger font size as well. Overall the front page does look cleaner, though I’m still not a fan […]
09/07/2011, While Google has chosen not to renew its partnership with Twitter for social searches, Bing will still be onboard – according to a recent tweet exchange between the Bing Twitter account and the official Twitter account (and also confirmed by a Twitter spokesperson). With Google having its own social networks, Google+ and Google Buzz, it’s an understandable move – after all, why would the company want to promote a competitor’s […]
08/16/2011, Wow, it looks like Windows Phone users won’t have to fork out money to use premium versions of music-recognition apps like Shazam in the future. The Mango update to Windows Phone 7 eschews the need for such apps, since the new Bing has a feature called audio search that does the same thing.