Exciting news for Google users who have upgraded to the Microsoft Surface device & Windows RT operating system. You can now download the Google Search App, which is specifically optimized for the Windows Surface and Windows RT.
Google announced this on their Google+ page saying:
If you just got a new Windows RT tablet and want to use Google Search, you’re in luck—you can now download the Google Search app optimized for Windows RT. It’s got all the good stuff: voice search, instant results and doodles. Just go to our “Get Your Google Back” site at http://www.google.com/homepage/windows8/ to learn more, and here’s a shot of the Google Search app homepage in Windows 8.
If you are running Windows RT or the Microsoft Surface, you can download the optimized Google Search App at this page.
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