Windows Phone Basics: How To Search and Find Your Apps in Windows Phone Mango

Search apps in Mango

With over 23,000 apps in the Windows Phone Marketplace and more expected with the release of Mango, you might find it increasingly difficult to find apps. Thankfully, Microsoft recognized this and have made some pretty significant changes. Under the current version of Windows Phone called NoDo, you would swipe left and then up to scroll through your apps. As you increase your … [Read more...]

Google Search App Now Available For Download


If you have a WP7 handset, but still aren't sold on the whole Bing thing, then you're in luck: Google has released an official search app. From it, you can search "the web, images, local, news, and more." You can grab it from the Marketplace by searching for "Google Search", and then downloading that badboy. Here's the official description: Searching with Google on your … [Read more...]

Windows Phone 7 To Use Bing For Search


No real surprise here, but there was speculation that Windows Phone 7 might allow OEM's to use a different search engine as part of the allowed customizations. Sounds crazy, but Google does allow Yahoo search on Android, so many not so much. Now comes confirmation from Greg Sullivan, a senior product manager for Microsoft. “...the search engine has been heavily integrated … [Read more...]