Microsoft Targets Android Tablets, Announces Low-Cost Windows 8.1 with Bing

Microsoft Targets Android Tablets, Announces Low-Cost Windows 8.1 with Bing

The long rumored Windows 8.1 OS with Bing is real. The Redmond-based company is tieing up with several computer partners, some of which will showcase the device at Computex in Taipei later this year, the company announced in a blog post. The rumor of this operating system started circulating early this year, though we didn’t actually know what this operating […]

     
 
 

Apple Sourcing Maps Data from Microsoft (Bing Maps)

Apple Sourcing Maps Data from Microsoft (Bing Maps)

Apple announced iOS 6 at WWDC yesterday and with that they announced a brand new Maps application which replaces Google Maps as the default Maps app on all iOS devices. The all-new Maps application is built from the ground up by Apple, and features turn-by-turn navigation & anonymous, real-time, crowd-sourced traffic data. Apple also announced that they are teaming up […]

     
 
 

Snap! Bing gets a Like Button for its Daily Pics!

Snap! Bing gets a Like Button for its Daily Pics!

Question: What Bing has which Google doesn’t? Answer: Facebook collaboration. I know! The Facebook collaboration is more than an year old news, but if you check out the Bing homepage, you will see the Like button at the bottom left corner! The ‘like’ button is for the Daily picture you see on the homepage. As Kip Kniskern notes, this is […]

     
 
 

Google Real Time Search in Action

Google Real Time Search in Action

Update: Google Realtime search is closed now. In fact it is integrated with the normal Google search and not available under a particular URL. This was on cards for a long time and it is here. Google has just launched real-time search, integrated into search results pages. If you wonder what’s the big deal about this news, it surely is […]

     
 
 

Bing Up, Bing Down, Bing Up

Bing Up, Bing Down, Bing Up

Last night, Microsoft’s servers Binged crashed and many tweeple thought that it’s a nice opportunity to make fun of the latest Google competitor. Visitors to Bing.com were getting a browser error message rather than a search bar. Service was down for at least 45 minutes before being restored around 7:10 p.m. PST. The outage comes after a big week in […]

     
 
 

Bing.com to Double Cashback for Limited Time! Time to Shop!

Bing.com to Double Cashback for Limited Time! Time to Shop!

Note: This is for US residents only! How many of you knew about Bing.com cashback? Bing Cashback or Bing Shopping (formerly Live Search Products and Windows Live Product Search) is a products search service and part of Microsoft’s Bing search engine. It is customized for finding products available for sale on the web. The results provide information such as product […]

     
 
 

Search Google and Social Sites at Once – SearchMerge

Search Google and Social Sites at Once – SearchMerge

With all the hype surrounding who would displace Google as the most preferred Search engine – Microsoft Bing or Twitter or any other, it perfectly makes sense to have a search engine which would combine Google results with results from social sites around the web. The service is called SearchMerge. You can choose to search Twitter, Friendfeed, Youtube and a […]

     
 
 

[Video Feature] – See Microsoft Bing Search in Action

[Video Feature] – See Microsoft Bing Search in Action

There has been lots of talks and speculations on whether Microsoft’s latest search engine – BING will be able to displace Google as the most preferred search engine. I do not wish to jump the gun and make a statement here. Rather, I would leave it to you to watch some videos and decide for yourself. See Microsoft Bing Search […]