Bing Goes The iPhone

Steve Jobs, still on stage at WWDC 2010, the Apple developer event, just announced that Bing will now be a search choice for the iPhone — as it should be.

Google remains the “default” option on Safari. But Bing now becomes the third search option after Google and Yahoo (soon to be Bing too):

Photo credit: gdgt

Postscript: I wasn’t in attendance at WWDC 2010; however John Gruber, who writes Daring Fireball, was. Here’s something interesting that he observed after the keynote:

Google remains the default search engine in iOS 4, but on all the demo phones in the hands-on area for the media, the search engine was set to Bing.

Related Topics: Apple | Channel: Mobile | Google: Mobile | Microsoft: Bing | Top News

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