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Cool & Useful: Search on Mobile

July 14, 2008 - 0 Comments

Here is something that’s not only really neat; it’s also incredibly useful: We’re just added the ability to search for virtually anything in the world of via our mobile experience. And, once you find the results you’re looking for, you can pull up the pages and read them right on your phone. We even resize pictures to fit well with the phone.

Here’s a (ok, somewhat fuzzy) set of pictures I took from my friend Steve’s phone to show how it works. First you go to on your phone (we recognize most phones automatically, but you can also go directly to the mobile site at Choose the menu option to “Search on” and then you’ll see a screen where you can enter your search terms (by the way this works the same as the search on


When you follow a link in the search results, you’ll get a page nicely formatted for your mobile device — we’ve trimmed off some of the elements from the side of the page, and also resized the pictures to fit.


Oh, and search in specific countries, too:



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