Indexing & Search Engine: Bing for iPad Uses Tablet Screen for Big Visuals, Features

 
 
By Nicholas Kolakowski  |  Posted 2011-04-11
 
 
 

Bing App

Bing for iPads custom design includes a home screen loaded with information on local weather, top news, maps and stock market news.

Bing App

Maps

Bing for iPads multiple map views include road, aerial and birds-eye, while allowing the user to save businesses and destinations to their address book or calendar.

Maps

Visuals

Bing for iPad emphasizes visuals, but it also includes voice search and an autosuggest feature for refining searches.

Visuals

Trends

Bing for iPad includes a feature called "Trends," which allows easy access to the moments hot topics.

Trends

Weather

Here is Bing for iPads weather application.

Weather

Mobile App

Compare the Bing for iPads weather application with Bing for Mobiles weather application, in terms of what a design team can do with more screen real estate.

Mobile App

Bing Movie App

Bing for Mobile is a stark contrast with Bing for iPad, which has more room for visuals.

Bing Movie App

Verticals

The Bing team wants to conquer market segments outside of traditional keyword search, leading it to develop in a more service-oriented direction, such as this Groupon-style local deals feature.

Verticals

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