Microsoft Bing for iPhone

Today, Microsoft shipped it's first mainstream iPhone application, Bing for mobile. (It's also available on Windows Mobile, RIM Blackberry, BREW (mostly Verizon), and Sidekick devices.) It's a cool little app, and while I've not spent enough time with it yet to provide a meaningful review, I know you're going to want to check it out. So here's some info from Microsoft along with a heaping helping of screenshots to get you started.

According to the software giant, Bing for mobile helps you find local shops and restaurants, get turn-by-turn driving directions, see weather conditions, and even get aerial and road maps, all optimized for your mobile phone.

Map your way

Get free maps, turn by turn driving directions, traffic information and more, so you can get from place to place as easily as possible. New Bing maps features include improved "Locate Me" functionality improved, and the ability to add pushpins and save locations and show multiple locations one a single map.


Quick Answers

Make decisions fast and on the go with the top web results and instant answers for your pressing questions.

Act locally

Quickly find information on many local businesses. Wherever you are, Bing for mobile makes it painless to find a nearby business, a new restaurant, or even a local movie theatre with the latest showtimes.

Type Less, search more

You don?t have to type to search. Speak your search into your phone and Bing for mobile does the rest. New Bing search features include daily image from Bing.com, recent searches and favorites, easy to access voice search, tabbed results for easy filtering, and tips and tricks right on the home page.

The Bing mobile browser supports all devices with an Internet connection. The Bing mobile app supports many Windows Mobile, RIM (Blackberry), BREW (mostly Verizon) and Sidekick devices and now iPhone. Check out the Bing mobile site for a complete list.