Google has announced updates to Google News for Android, iPhone, and Palm Pre. Also, it's search application debuted yesterday on Windows Phone 7 devices.
Google News for Mobile
Google says the News redesign expands the story space to make tapping on articles easier and more accurate. Tap anywhere on an article headline or snippet to open it. Clicking on a section heading opens up that topic section on your screen.
Also, to reduce scrolling time, stories appear collapsed by default. To expand a story, tap "More sources," which will show related stories from other sources. Google provided screenshots of the collapsed and expanded story view:
Google Search App for Windows Phone 7
The Google Search app for Windows Phone 7 devices is also now available. To find it, search the Marketplace for "Google Search," download it for free, pin to Start, and search away.
Google touted its auto-suggest function, the ability to repeat a query from your search history, and noted that your current location will be used to help provide more relevant results.
Windows Phone 7 phones use Bing as the default search engine. Users aren't given the option to use another search provider.
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