Google Android G1 Phone: Google Search Explained

Recently, Google and T-Mobile announced the first Google Android G1 Phone, which comes preloaded with Search, Maps, Gmail with Contacts, Calendar, Google Talk, and YouTube. The applications are easy to use, fully synchronized with the web, and work together in new and innovative ways. Marc Vanlerberghe, Google's Product Marketing Director started a series of post explaining […]

Recently, Google and T-Mobile announced the first Google Android G1 Phone, which comes preloaded with Search, Maps, Gmail with Contacts, Calendar, Google Talk, and YouTube. The applications are easy to use, fully synchronized with the web, and work together in new and innovative ways.

Marc Vanlerberghe, Google's Product Marketing Director started a series of post explaining each one of the Google applications for Android, starting with the Search.

We've integrated Search with applications in a variety of ways, in order to make it universally accessible. Every searchable application includes a Search menu option. Some applications (like Maps) support type-to-search. Just start typing, and Maps will automatically open the Search UI for you! Some applications (like Android Market) have Search buttons, while others have Search widgets (like the home screen). Finally, on the T-Mobile G1, there's even a dedicated Search key on bottom row of the keyboard. Just press it and start typing your query.

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To see Google search on Android in action, check out this video: