Mobile Search V2 released - Improved Navigation, Cache, Movie Searching, GPS, Traffic reporting and more!

Mobile Search V2 released - Improved Navigation, Cache, Movie Searching, GPS, Traffic reporting and more!

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I've been using Mobile Search since it was initially released and I find it essential looking for places to eat, stores, phone numbers, etc - especially when traveling to other cities.  I almost never call 411 anymore :-)

Mobile Search V2 released - Improved Navigation, Cache, Movie Searching, GPS, Traffic reporting and more!

The Mobile Search team has released V2 of the rich client application for Windows Mobile, as well as a major update to the browser based interface.

To get started, find your mobile device in the list below:

Windows Mobile - Download by visiting http://wls.live.com from your devices browser. There are versions for WinMo 5 or later, as well as WinMo 2003

J2ME - Download by visiting http://wls.live.com Choose J2ME, then choose your device.

Blackberry (beta) - Download by visiting http://wls.live.com and choosing US or UK. then choose your blackberry model.

Everyone Else - If your phone has a browser (just about ANY browser will do) simply visit http://m.live.com/ There's nothing to download - just start searching!

iPhone - Unfortunately I don't think Apple will permit you to install an application inside their walled garden, so you can't run even our J2ME client :-( You can however access the browser based version with one caveat. Browse to http://m.live.com  When you do a search, hit "Go" on the soft-keyboard after entering your search terms as the normal search button is not active. The mobile search team will have a maintenance release shortly to address this issue.

There is a FAQ here: http://mobile.search.live.com/client/faq.aspx

Virtual Earth / Live Maps: Mobile Search V2 released - Improved Navigation, Cache, Movie Searching, GPS, Traffic reporting and more!

Cross Posted from Dan Fay's Blog (http://blogs.msdn.com/dan_fay)
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