Google & Other Search Apps For The iPhone

It has been almost two weeks since I got my iPhone and I have been playing with it for a while now.

I wanted to share with you the various cool search applications I use on my iPhone, including Google’s AJAX iPhone search.

Google iPhone Search: Google’s iPhone search is available over here. Here are screen captures of me using it for a search on [barry schwartz]:

Home Page: Google iPhone Search

Entering in a Search: Google iPhone Search

Web Search Results: Google iPhone Search

News Results: Google iPhone Search

Blog Results: Google iPhone Search

Image Results: Google iPhone Search

Digg on iPhone: Digg has a neat iPhone user interface as well. You can access it at Here are some screen captures:

Digg Home: Digg on iPhone

Digg Topic: Digg on iPhone

A Dugg Digg: Digg on iPhone

Bloglines on iPhone: Bloglines, owned by, is a very popular web-based RSS feed reader. They recently launched Bloglines for the iPhone at Here are some screen captures:

Bloglines Home: Bloglines on iPhone:

Feed Summary View: Bloglines on iPhone:

Feed Detail View: Bloglines on iPhone:

NewsGator also has an iPhone specific feed reader at I do not have a NewsGator login, so no screen shots for you on that.

Twitter on iPhone: There are several Twitter applications for your iPhone, including, but I prefer PocketTweets. Here are some screen images of PocketTweets in action:

Twitter Updates: PocketTweets - iPhone Twitter

Twitting: PocketTweets - iPhone Twitter

Twit Updating: PocketTweets - iPhone Twitter

Flickr on iPhone: Yahoo’s Flickr is a great search tool also. You can easily search Flickr photos using iPhlickr on your iPhone. Here are some screen images of this in action:

iPhlickr Home Page: Flickr IPhlickr on iPhone

Searching iPhlickr: Flickr IPhlickr on iPhone

iPhlickr Search Results: Flickr IPhlickr on iPhone

Danny on iPhlickr: Flickr IPhlickr on iPhone

Finding Movies on iPhone: Movies App is an iPhone application you can use to find local movie listings and theaters. It contains links to reviews, trailers, maps and to buy the tickets online. Here are screen caps:

Search for Local Theaters and listings: Movies App - Find Movies on iPhone

Select a Theater: Movies App - Find Movies on iPhone

Select a Movie: Movies App - Find Movies on iPhone

View Movie Listing: Movies App - Find Movies on iPhone

Direct Link to Google Maps on iPhone: Movies App - Find Movies on iPhone

Sport Scores on iPhone: I use iPhone Sports to find quick sport scores on my iPhone. I am sure there are other resources out there, but this is the one I know of. Here is a single screen capture:

Sports on iPhone

Top News Stories on iPhone: was shown to me by Gary Price. This site is a news portal designed to work well on the iPhone. Here are screen captures:

Home Page: Press Display on iPhone

News Article: Press Display on iPhone

Magic on iPhone: One last thing, did you know I can make popcorn in my iPhone?

I am sure there are many other applications you can use on your iPhone for finding information. If I missed any that you are aware of, please comment. I would love to learn of other applications that you love to use on your iPhone.

Related Topics: Channel: Mobile | Search Engines: Mobile Search Engines


About The Author: is Search Engine Land's News Editor and owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics. Barry's personal blog is named Cartoon Barry and he can be followed on Twitter here. For more background information on Barry, see his full bio over here.

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  • MPorcheron

    If you access on a normal phone or browser you get Google Reader for Mobile, however, if you access it on iPhone there’s a iPhone-esque interface.

  • rustybrick

    Yea, but Bloglines is so much better on the iPhone.

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