Bing Updates With More Impressive HTML5 Features

Microsoft today announced the newly updated mobile experience for HTML5 mobile devices such as iOS and Android. Microsoft noted that Windows Phone 7 devices can enjoy these services when Mobile IE9 gets updated later this year with HTML5. Take a look at the impressive list of features added today,

From Bing Blog,

Transit Directions and Real-Time Transit

We just added transit directions to to make your daily commute and weekend trips easier. We give you the duration of the trip based on walking, transit and traffic information.

In addition, real-time transit information is now available for Boston, San Francisco, Seattle, Chicago, and Los Angeles – making it that much easier to get around the city. The real-time updates allow commuters to see if public transit is on schedule, early or delayed, with predictions for arrival times.

Image Search

We’ve improved Image Search making it faster and smoother, allowing you to quickly search through thousands of images that interest you.


Get your shopping questions answered faster with the new re-organized shopping experience designed to make it easier for you to get your shopping questions answered, comparison shop, and discover product details and user reviews while on the go.

Weather Update

We added Weather Autosuggest and Instant Answers to the search bar. To find the forecast for your city, just start typing and Bing will give you the details before you finish.

We also updated the Weather tab, to make it easier to avoid bad weather wherever you are. With four different forecast views, you have the option of seeing an overview for the day, an hourly forecast, a 10 day forecast or even the current weather pattern on a map.

App Search

Have an iPhone and want to search for Apps? Now, when searching on with your iPhone, Bing will return a list of relevant iPhone apps that fit your specifications, in addition to the normal search results. This is a great way to serendipitously discover great new apps.


Trying to decide what movie to go see this weekend? Now, when searching for movies, Bing has organized them by time and nearest theatre, along with reviews, synopsis, trailers and additional information to help you decide what movie fits your mood.

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