We've just announced a new version of the Live Search application for BlackBerry devices. This one's been re-designed from the ground up with a completely new UI, simple network detection, GPS integration and a lot more!
Download it by pointing your BlackBerry browser to:
Please read the FAQ if you experience trouble downloading or using the application at:
Of course, since we've re-done the app, we haven't taken the Beta tag off...yet. =) We'd love to hear your feedback before we do so, at [email protected].
You can find out more about the app at livesearchmobile.com.
** Updated: version 2.0.3048.13898 (May '08) **
Live Search for BlackBerry Beta (BlackBerry OS 4.1 or later)
What is Live Search for BlackBerry?
Live Search for BlackBerry is the essential mobile companion – it is an application you can install on your BlackBerry phone that makes it easy to search for business, get driving directions, view maps with up-the-minute traffic information and much more when you’re on the go.
The new version of Live Search for BlackBerry has the following new features:
• Contact Integration. Save a search result to your contacts for quick access later.
• Mail to a Friend. Send a text message with search result details to a friend.
• Speech Recognition (for GSM devices with BlackBerry OS 4.2 and later). No need to type – for yellow page listings, just say what you want to find!
• Web Search. Initiate a web search from within the application just by clicking the ‘Web’ icon to get results from various other scopes, e.g. Web, News, Images, and more.
• Weather. Get current weather conditions and a 4-day forecast for your current location.
• Improved Searching. Speak or type an address into the main search box – try saying “One Microsoft Way Redmond Washington” or your home address.
• Increased Traffic Coverage. Up-to-minute traffic info for more cities, e.g. Dallas, Indianapolis, and more.
Same As It Ever Was…
• Local Search. Search yellow and white page listings near you.We want your feedback!
• Driving Directions. After finding a business, get directions to your destination.
• Maps. Smooth panning/zooming experience with maps optimized for readability and efficient use of your data connection.
• Traffic. View maps with up-to-the minute traffic information.
• GPS Integration. Track your progress along a route by clicking Menu > Center On GPS when you’re viewing the route on a map.
• Movie Showtimes. Quickly browse movie show times near you organized by movie or by theater.
Please send all feedback, suggestions, bugs, and questions to [email protected].
-- The Live Search for mobile Team