Google Killing Off Symbian Search App, iGoogle, Others
Google today announced that another batch of services and/or apps will be shuttered in the weeks and months ahead. In a "spring cleaning" blog post, Google indicated that it will retire its Symbian Search App so that it may better focus its efforts on mobile web search. Google recommends that users of the Symbian Search App use m.google.com instead when it becomes necessary to perform searches from their Symbian smartphones. Google also announced plans to discontinue iGoogle on November 1, 2013; move all Google Video content to YouTube by August 20; kill off Google Talk Chatback; and discontinue Google Mini. Google believes these products have run their course and have been replaced by newer services.
Google to Surface iOS App Content in Search Results
Google today enabled a new functionality that will let the Google Search app find content within iOS apps and include that data in search results. Users will then be able to select the search results and go directly to the associated app on their phone.
Google Adjusts Google Now Cards and Search
Google has updated the appearance of its Google Now and Google Search tools on Android devices to match the company's new design motif. First and foremost, the apps adopt the new logo and font changes Google made earlier this week.
Google Search for Android Gains Offline Mode
Google has made it possible for Google Search to work even when the device goes offline. The latest build of Search for Android can store Google searches if a phone loses its network connection.
Google Search App Gains Tappable Shortcuts
Google today said an update to its mobile search app should make it quicker and easier to find basic information via tappable shortcuts that are positioned underneath the search box. The shortcuts let people perform instant searches for a variety of items, including entertainment, sports, weather, food, news, and more.
Nokia Lumia 610 to be launched in India tomorrow for Rs 11,000
Finnish mobile and smartphone manufacturer Nokia had announced the cheapest Windows Phone based Lumia 610 smartphone back in the month of February during the Mobile World Congress, and now the company is all set to launch it tomorrow in India.
Sources familiar with the development said to The Mobile Indian, "Nokia will be launching its Windows Phone based Lumia 610 smartphone in India tomorrow."
Even, Vipul Mehrotra, director and head of smart devices, Nokia India had earlier said to The Mobile Indian, "Nokia will be launching Windows operating system based smartphone Lumia 610 and Lumia 900 in July end or by Mid-August in In...
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