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Bing mobile search gets HTML5 enhancements for iOS and Android

bing mobile html5The Bing team has just delivered a major update to its mobile search. m.bing.com now utilizes HTML5 tech to deliver better image and iOS app search, as well as realtime directions and transit info to Android and iOS users.

It gets better, too. If the update situation for Windows Phone 7 wasn't bad enough, the official blog post offers this sad-trombone style news for WP7 users: "If you have a Windows Phone 7 device, don't worry, Windows Phone 7 just announced that it will support HTML5 later this year so these updates will work great at that time."

For a look at how the new Bing mobile works on Android and iOS -- or how it might eventually work on your WP7 device -- take the jump and check out the video.

<a data-cke-saved-href="http://video.msn.com?mkt=en-us&brand=msn video&playlist=videoByUuids:uuids:22de5e2d-a70e-412b-adbf-51b0f507fecf&showPlaylist=true&from=bingblogplayer_en-us_bing&fg=Bing_Marketing_player_bing_blog" href="http://video.msn.com?mkt=en-us&brand=msn video&playlist=videoByUuids:uuids:22de5e2d-a70e-412b-adbf-51b0f507fecf&showPlaylist=true&from=bingblogplayer_en-us_bing&fg=Bing_Marketing_player_bing_blog" target="_new" title="The Bing for Mobile Browse Experience Gets Even Better">Video: The Bing for Mobile Browse Experience Gets Even Better</a>

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