Google Tests New Colorful iPhone Search Design

PhoneArena.com has screen captures of a new Google search interface designed for the iPhone and maybe other mobile devices, such as Android, Palm Pre and others.

The interface uses colorful app-like icons at the top of the search bar, instead of small blue tabbed links on the current interface. It does push down the search results real estate a lot but it also makes the search interface a bit easier to see and use. It somewhat emphasis the colorful left hand side bar Google uses on Google.com for the past year.

Here are pictures from PhoneArena.com:

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    • http://www.dentalplans.com Gem

      LOL I read the Airbnb article in either FC or Inc mag this weekend and was browsing for hours too :)

    • Albert

      Oh I thought this was rolled out to everyone…I have it too (on my Droid)! I’ll try to get a screen capture of it asap.

    • http://www.androidiani.com Sebastiano Montino

      There is also for Android as you can see in this post: http://googlesystem.blogspot.com/2011/05/google-tests-new-mobile-navigation-bar.html

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