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Microsoft Bing Search and Maps Heads to Android

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by phandroid, Aug 30, 2010.

  1. phandroid

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    Microsoft’s today announced the official availability of the Bing app for Android. The app – which is free to download – will only show up in your Android market if you’re using a Verizon phone so don’t get too mad if you can’t find it (that would also tip us off to the fact that [...]

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  2. secretLOVER

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    Im liking it!
     
  3. Isthmus

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    Why would users download an app that mimics what the phone does natively with google. I've tried Bing, but I just don't see any improvement over google so I stick with wha6 i like.
     
  4. LateNiteMike

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    Call me crazy but I'm not in the least bit interested in anything from Microsoft !
    In fact I will do my best to avoid using anything Microsoft puts out.
     
  5. 815wanggaoshu

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    I think this decision is really crazy, don't know how to Microsoft is
     
  6. MJM128

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    Although I cringe at the thought of tainting my phone with bing, It's nice to know how open a platform google is. Competition IS a good thing after all. So, in a round about way this'll help motivate google to keep improving the products I love. I wonder if we'll see a default google search on WP7?
     

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