From Improved Mobile Operating System To Search Functions Google Keeps Busy : RushPRNews - Newswire & Global Press Release Distribution

 
Bookmark and Share

From Improved Mobile Operating System To Search Functions Google Keeps Busy

October 29, 2009

From Improved Mobile Operating System To Search Functions Google Keeps Busy
Motorola Phone "Droid"

Sunnyvale, CA (RPRN) 10/29/09 — Google announces two new search functions and new features to its mobile operating system Android 2.0

It’s been a busy week for the search giant, announcing several new features almost simultaneously across its different properties. Google, as reported yesterday, is taking its first, albeit baby, steps into real-time search, having inked deals with Twitter. Google, along with Yahoo! and Bing, will start serving relevant tweets along with its other search results.

On Monday, Google began rolling out its Similar Images function, competing with a similar Bing function. Similar Images, now a permanent feature, allows the user to narrow image results instantly by simply clicking “Find similar images”.

Made possible by several new strategic partnerships, as of yesterday, Google’s search is now also music-friendly. Partnering with MySpace and Lala, music-related search results include audio previews and links to purchase. Musical results also include recommendations

From Improved Mobile Operating System To Search Functions Google Keeps Busy
of songs or artists that a user may like, based on the original query, powered by Pandora, imeem, and Rhapsody.

And finally, Google has unveiled the next generation of Google Maps for Mobile—Google Maps Navigation. Navigation offers real-time turn-by-turn navigations and rerouting using its 3D, satellite, and street views. Functioning like Google search, users can search for destinations in plain English using the name of a business, landmark, and more. Navigation also features a voice command, competing directly with TomTom and other personal GPS devices.

Motorola’s Droid is the first phone to come equipped with Navigation, available through Verizon. The Droid, conveniently, is also the first phone to be powered by Android 2.0—the search giant’s mobile phone operating system. Android offers a highly flexible, customizable, and personalized mobile user experience that may rival the almighty iPhone. With the impending release of the Droid, Google is looking to capture some of the mobile market share.

Main image credits: Google
About the author:

Andrea Archibald, a one-time fashion publicist in New York and Montreal, now acts as the Editor for RushPRnews.com. A breaking news reporter, she also covers fashion, lifestyle, and animal right issues for RushPRnews and Hollywood Today. As a longtime vegetarian and new vegan, she advocates living a gentle and compassionate life—a theme that runs under most of her stories.

For story ideas and comments, contact her at AndreaA@rushprnews.com or tweet her @AndreaArchibald.

Click here to see all news from this author/company

Filed Under: Article-byline, Technology, Featured, GOOGLE NEWS, Wireless - MOBILE PHONE, WI FI

RUSH PR NEWS newswire and press release services at rushprnews.com / Anne Howard annehowardpublicist.com

Content- Legal Responsibility - All material is copyrighted - You may repost but you MUST link back to the original post on your page and acknowledge Rush PR News as the news source. Rush PR News is not legally and/or morally responsible for content of press releases, opinions expressed or fact-checking.

Rush PR News cannot be held legally responsible for material published and distributed through its newswire service or published in its press-room and therefore cannot be sued for published material. Third-party must be contacted directly to dispute content.

Rush PR News is not the contact for material published.

RSSFeed PRESS & SOCIAL MEDIA RELEASES

Renew Life’s #MomentsOfJoy Campaign Gaining Momentum On Social Media

Milton, ON 03/26/15 · Supplement Co. Recognizing Canadians Making Positive Impact On...

1.5 Million Website Visitors plus Ad impressions

Santa Cruz, California 03/21/15 · Mobile and responsive web traffic The banner will also...

Celebrity wedding planner Linda Galloway hired for UK socialite wedding in 2016

Notting Hill, London, UK 03/21/15 · Celebrity wedding planner, Linda Galloway of New York,...

iExpertsForum introduces SEOProfiler to its Top 5 SEO Tools

US 03/21/15 · iExpertsForum have now included an all new and...

Aspect/Bruker 3-year partnership concludes at the end of March 2015

SHOHAM, Israel 03/21/15 · A world leader in ground-breaking, compact benchtop MRI...

Pure HCG Diet Drops Offer Premium Quality HCG Triumph

St.Louis, Missiouri 03/21/15 · Weight gain is now offering major problems among...

Identify genuine web traffic from bots and botnets

SAN FRANCISCO 03/21/15 · As a provider of high-quality web traffic, Traffic...

Strike Up Your Website Traffic With Traffic Striker

Los Angeles, CA 03/21/15 · Every Website Needs Traffic To Succeed. Kick start...

Alzheimer's breakthrough using ultrasound

AUSTRALIA 03/18/15 · A new way of treating Alzheimer's disease with...

Ultraseal International boosts its international sales team

Coventry, UK 03/13/15 · Ultraseal International, a global leader in finding solutions...

Warwick Analytics launches first commercial Automated Information Retrieval system

LONDON 03/12/15 · Predictive Analytics specialists Warwick Analytics, has released the...

Steve Nash Fitness Clubs Celebrates new Burnaby location with Grand Opening Event

Vancouver, BC 03/09/15 · Steve Nash Fitness Clubs launches a new state...

Ultraseal International wins Exporter of the Year for second time running

Coventry, UK 03/06/15 · Ultraseal International has scooped Exporter of the Year...