Bing for Mobile: Gets 'Share on Facebook,Maps/List Split View' and More!, Now Available in the U.K.

Bing for Mobile Browse today received updated, which're available on devices that support HTML5 capable browsers including iPhone, Android and RIM devices. In addition, non-touch RIM devices supporting RIM OS 6.0 and higher can now enjoy an enhanced rich browse experience. The screen includes cursor based navigation and all touch gestures have a corresponding non-touch […]

Bing for Mobile Browse today received updated, which're available on devices that support HTML5 capable browsers including iPhone, Android and RIM devices. In addition, non-touch RIM devices supporting RIM OS 6.0 and higher can now enjoy an enhanced rich browse experience. The screen includes cursor based navigation and all touch gestures have a corresponding non-touch gesture, revealed bing team.

New features includes:

  • Share on Facebook
    Now, easily share images, local business details, and, applications (only on iOS devices) with Facebook friends, making it easy for them to learn, comment and "Like" what you find interesting and you to get their opinion while on the go.

  • News
    Get the day's news straight from Bing for Mobile browse home page with the touch of a button. For headline news, the team added a carousel that lets you to quickly flip through the headlines so you'll never miss a beat or scroll down to see the top three headlines and images for numerous categories. The categories are the same you've come to expect from Bing News on your PC, including U.S, World, Local (state), Entertainment, Science/Technology, Business Politics, Sports, and Health. This feature is currently in the US only.

  • Maps/List Split View
    Now you can get both the map and the list -- business listings and directions-- in a single view, making it easier to see locations of what you're searching for. While you interact with the list, the map will always show the business or direction point you are interested in on the map.

    Maps/List Split View also works for transit and walking directions.

  • Search History /Trending Topics
    With search history, you can easily reference past searches with the touch of a button. Additionally, Trending Topics highlights the most popular searches based on what's currently hot on Bing. This feature is available in the US only.

Finally, Bing for Mobile is now available in the UK. In addition to the above updates, "customers in the UK will see: a redesigned homepage, enhanced local listings, autosuggest, image search, and driving and walking directions (and real-time transit in London)," stated bing team.

[Source: Searcg blog]