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Microsoft Bing app released for Verizon, already running on HTC EVO


Microsoft took the wraps off its new Bing for Mobile Android app today. Like its desktop counterpart, it uses the company's image of the day (with clickable hotspots) as the background, allows you to view a week's worth of previous images, and of course lets you search the WWW by images, location, movies, news, and Bing Maps. It can also be used to get directions and supports voice search.

Sounds like a decent alternative to Google Search, right? The only problem is that Bing was launched exclusively for Verizon Wireless customers.

That's the official story, anyway. Unofficially, you know it's already available for the HTC EVO 4G and other Android handsets.

[xda-developers] Thanks, Mr. ViZZiATO!

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Jenn K. Lee is the founder of Pocketables. She loves gadgets the way most women love shoes and purses. The pieces in her tech wardrobe that go with everything are currently the Samsung Galaxy Note II, Sony Tablet P, and Nexus 7, but there are still a couple of vintage UMPCs/MIDs in the back of her closet.

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