Windows Phone users who prefer Google over Microsoft's Bing offering got a nice treat this week: The online giant has released a significant new Google Search app for Windows Phone 7.5.
According to a post on the Google Mobile Blog, Google Search for Windows Phone 7.5 provides the following features:
Description: The new Google Search app for Windows Phone. Find better results using Google from your Windows Phone. Search the web faster and easier with the latest features: Google Autocomplete, My Location, and Voice Search.
Google Autocomplete. As you type in your search, our autocomplete feature offers search predictions that often match your intended search term making search entry easier and faster.
Voice Search. With our voice feature, you can avoid typing all together. Simply press the microphone and begin speaking your query.
My Location. With your permission, Google can use your device location to provide nearby results easily and accurately. For instance, a search for “coffee shops” quickly displays the nearest places you can go to for a cup of coffee.
Here are a couple of screenshots (from Google):