Bing for Mobile browse (m.bing.com) Update is now avilable, making it easier for you to get and view information while on the go.
Utilizing HTML5, the new features are offered on Smartphone browsers for the iPhone and Android. If you’ve a Windows Phone 7 device, don’t worry, WP7 will now support HTML5 later this year so these updates will work great at that time.
Here’re the new features:
- Transit Directions and Real-Time Transit:
transit directions added to m.bing.com to make daily commute and weekend trips easier. The duration of the trip is based on walking, transit and traffic information.
In addition, real-time transit information is now available for Boston, San Francisco, Seattle, Chicago, and Los Angeles — making it that much easier to get around the city. The real-time updates allow commuters to see if public transit is on schedule, early or delayed, with predictions for arrival times.
- Image Search is now faster and smoother, allowing you to quickly search through thousands of images that interest you.
Get shopping questions answered faster with re-organized shopping experience designed to make it easier for you to get your shopping questions answered, comparison shop, and discover product details and user reviews while on the go.
- Weather Autosuggest and Instant Answers are added to the search bar. To find the forecast for your city, just start typing and Bing will give you the details before you finish.
Also, Weather tab is updated, to make it easier to avoid bad weather wherever you’re. With four different forecast views, you’ve the option of seeing an overview for the day, an hourly forecast, a 10 day forecast or even the current weather pattern on a map.
- App Search:
Now, when searching on m.bing.com with your iPhone, Bing will return a list of relevant iPhone apps that fit your specifications, in addition to the normal search results. This is a great way to serendipitously discover great new apps.
Now, when searching for movies, Bing has organized them by time and nearest theatre, along with reviews, synopsis, trailers and additional information to help you decide what movie fits your mood.
The video below demonstrating the new features: