Microsoft Bing Tweaked for Entertainment, Movies, Music

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Microsoft Bing Tweaked for Entertainment, Movies, Music

by Nicholas Kolakowski

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Bing Homepage

Bing's homepage now features an Entertainment tab.

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Entertainment Tabs

When you click on that Entertainment tab, youre led to a page with separate tabs for Music, Movies, TV,

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Casual Games

Bing now features casual games, which can be played online via a dedicated page.

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Video Games

Bings "Video Games" tab provides access to cheats, walkthroughs, official sites and trailers for console games such as "Batman: Arkham Asylum" and "Red Dead Redemption."

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TV Section

Bings TV section offers full-length episodes from more than 1,500 shows, some of them with high-definition content.

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Movies

Bings Movies section offers the latest showtimes, reviews, synopses and trailers.

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Streaming Songs

Bing now offers streaming songs via Microsofts Zune service. The first song-play from Zunes catalog is free; after that, youre limited to 30 second previews.

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Song Lyrics

Bing also offers song lyrics in return for typing in the name of an artist or band.

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Buying Music

Users can route through Bing to purchase music from Amazon.com, Zune or iTunes.

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Entertainment Info

Bings Entertainment features focus particularly on user-centric information like tour dates (for music) and showtimes (for movies).

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