Microsoft reminds WP8.1 users there is a faster way to search than using Google

goodbye google

We have heard earlier that more than 50% of Windows Phone users use Bing to search, and it seems Microsoft is looking to increase that number even more.

On WP8.1, if you type www.google.com in the address bar of IE11 and press enter the OS will pop up the above screen, suggesting users either just type their search query in the address bar or use the search button, which in USA will activate Cortana.

Interestingly the pop-up will not show up when www.bing.com is entered…

Do our readers think Microsoft is fighting dirty or just fighting back? Let us know below.

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