Several Android phones started showing Google Instant early, but Google's made the addition official, writing on its blog that a beta version has hit (or is hitting) "most iPhone and Android devices in the US." Basically, that's Androids running Froyo, and iOS 4 devices.
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…
The new Google Instant tries to guess what you're searching for while you type. But not if it thinks your search is dirty. Some enterprising people have compiled an exhaustive list of words and phrases Google Instant won't auto-search for.
Every day I see tweets from people who're sick of Google Instant. I don't mind it personally, but after reading Charlie Brooker's hilarious column in today's Guardian about it, perhaps it's time word got out about the kill-switch. [Preferences]
Google's shouting loudly about it's new almost-as-fast-as-you-think Instant search powers, and it is indeed clever. But a programmer worked out how to do this for Microsoft a year ago. Could Bing have beaten Google?
Google's new Instant search autoloads search results as you type. I'm skeptical that it'll save fifty kajillion man-hours once you add up all the milliseconds saved. Its real use cases are still on the way: local, mobile, and video search.
Today we got Google Instant, a fairly radical overhaul of Big G's homepage that delivers predictive search results as you type. That's crazy! But do you think it's crazy cool or crazy stupid?
Google's just announced Google Instant! They say it's going to transform search forever—making it faster, better, stronger. But what is it, exactly?
The Google streaming search results are here. Already leaked, and seen in the wild by users, the new Google search updates on-the-fly, as-you-type, without you having to hit the search button when you're done. They call it Google Instant.