Google's Updated iOS App Might Make You Use It Now

I was always confused at how popular the Google Mobile App was on the iPhone. Did people use it? It was the third most popular free iOS app of all time! Why didn't people just use the search bar in Safari instead? I don't know! In any case, the Google Mobile App got a complete revamp complete with a new name: Google… » 3/15/11 6:30pm 3/15/11 6:30pm

Google Instant Search Trickles Out to Android Phones

If you've got a Droid, Droid X, or Incredible, looks like you may have already been hooked up with the beta version of Google Instant for mobile, according to Droid Life. It's not an official rollout, but we did know that Google was planning on delivering the service right on the heels the web iteration. And if they're … » 10/25/10 3:28pm 10/25/10 3:28pm

What's Google Got Planned For August 12th?

Well this is interesting: an invite just arrived in our mailboxes for a Google Mobile event this Thursday, August 12th. There's not much info available, other than that Google will be "unveiling a couple of cool new mobile features." If memory serves, the last time an announcement like this popped we got turn-by-turn… » 8/10/10 4:49pm 8/10/10 4:49pm

New Google Mobile Home Page Features Local Points of Interest

Google's mobile page has undergone a minor change. Below the search bar, you can now toggle a menu, called "near me now" to populate a list of nearby businesses, ATMs, restaurants, cafes, etc., based on your current location. Not quite a Yelp killer yet, but it's something. Available for iPhone 3.x and Android 2.x… » 1/08/10 4:19pm 1/08/10 4:19pm