Google Revamps Image Search for Feature Phones
Today Google announced that it has enhanced the image search capability for most feature phones. The new function will pack in between 8 and 14 images onto a screen's display after users search for an item. Clicking on one of the images will take the user to a page with information about that image, where they may also choose to view the image and its associated web site or jump to the next picture. The enhanced image search feature is built into the mobile Google home page. It is free to use.
Google Now On Tap Lets You Search Selected Text and Images
Google today announced an update to its Now On Tap feature for devices running Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Moving forward, users will be able to highlight the exact set of text they'd like to search via Now On Tap.
Bing for iPhone Let's You Search via Pictures
Microsoft has updated its Bing search application for the iPhone and added the ability to search for images captured by the camera. The tool, similar to Google Goggles, lets users take a picture and then use the picture to perform a search.
Microsoft Brings Bing to Android Lock Screen
Microsoft's Garage team recently released a new app for Android handsets called the Picturesque Lock Screen. The lock screen adds Bing's home page images to Android devices.
Google Lens Uses Machine Learning to Recognize Objects
Google today announced Google Lens, an image-recognition tool that relies on mobile cameras to perform searches. The tool is a significant advancement to the old Google Image Search app.
Bing for Android Can Better Search Through Other Apps
Microsoft today updated its Bing Search app for Android devices and gave it the ability to perform searches from within other applications. The feature, called Bing snapshots, scouts things mentioned on any given page and provides relevant information about them in snapshots.
Paying for wallpapers=obsolete
Maybe this will help break anyone of that insanity.
I notice T-Mobile is more likely to pull that scam on cheap phones. Blackberry and Windows phones can receive images and ringers, but the samsung T329.