Bing now available on iPhone, BlackBerry and Android

Get Bing services on your smartphone, whatever the platform 

Been hankering after a bit of Bing action, but your smartphone's allegiance lies with Google? Good news: Bing has just announced, which means more mobile platforms can grab a slice of the Bing pie.

Like the desktop version, the web app brings with it the Bing homepage, which rotates those familiar images and hot spots on a daily basis. From here you're equipped with quick access to maps, directions, local information and image search. Autosuggest and recent search info have also been integrated into the mobile version to help things move along just that little bit quicker. Improvements to its map software includes a split-screen view of a map alongside a list of places or directions, plus Bing London Journey Planner is now live and sharing features are on hand if you have the urge to share images, booze and eatery information with friends.

Archaic mobiles won't get a look in, however. Your smartphone needs to be HTML 5 compatible, which means the new mobile Bing page will only run properly on iOS, BlackBerry 6.0 and Android 2.0 and above.


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