Google Search for Windows Phone 7 for Windows Mobile - Free download and software reviews - CNET Download.com

Google Search for Windows Phone 7 for Windows Mobile

CNET Editors' review

A dedicated Google Search app has made its way in one form or another on every smartphone platform, and that's no different for Windows Phone 7. As on other operating systems, Google Search uses the phone's GPS to localize searches--this is purely optional if you'd rather switch it off. The app also hands out search suggestions as you type, but only if you type slowly, we found. Fleety fingers zipped past the time it took the app to produce suggestions on our test phone.

Google Search also keeps track of your previous searches, a boon for anyone hoping to bypass typing and repeat a search. Again, you can turn this off or erase search history in the settings. Unfortunately, the app is dull-looking, apart from its bold application icon, and the results don't integrate well into the app. Instead, what you get is a kludge with results that appear in a browser window. True, you do get access to image, local, and news results as well as the Web findings, but we were hoping for more from Google than just a Web shortcut.

The default Bing app, by contrast, integrates well, looks zippy, and offers voice search, a Google signature feature that's pervasive throughout its own Android platform.

There are some nice features in Google Search for Windows Phone 7, but the app is leaner and kludgier than we expect from the Sovereign of Search. Get it together, Google.

Publisher's Description

More Products to Consider

  • Google Mobile App (...
    Quickly begin localized Google searches and find other Google s...

    This download is served from an external site

    close

    NOTICE: This link will open a connection to a third-party site. CNET cannot ensure the security of software that is hosted on external sites.

    Continue to download

    Sponsored Products

    Visit Site
  • WeFi for Symbian (N...
    Locate and connect to wireless networks via your Nokia phone.
    Download

    Installed

    Smart Install
  • BlackBerry App Worl...
    Browse and download applications on your BlackBerry device.

    This download is served from an external site

    close

    NOTICE: This link will open a connection to a third-party site. CNET cannot ensure the security of software that is hosted on external sites.

    Continue to download

    Sponsored Products

    Visit Site
  • Wikipedia for Black...
    Search Wikipedia from the BlackBerry homescreen.
    Download

    Installed

    Smart Install
  • 4shared Mobile (Bla...
    Share any of your files in a couple of minutes for free.

    This download is served from an external site

    close

    LEGAL NOTICE: This link will take you to a third-party website. Downloading copyrighted materials without authorization or providing others with copyrighted materials for them to download without authorization may put you at risk for legal action under copyright law in the United States and other countries. CNET discourages the use of software for any unlawful purpose

    Continue to download

    Sponsored Products

    Download

    Installed

    Smart Install
  • YouTube Downloader ...
    Search through Youtube videos and download those you want on yo...

    This download is served from an external site

    close

    NOTICE: This link will open a connection to a third-party site. CNET cannot ensure the security of software that is hosted on external sites.

    Continue to download

    Sponsored Products

    Visit Site
  • Facebook for Window...
    Keep up with the latest news and posts with Facebook on your Wi...

    This download is served from an external site

    close

    NOTICE: This link will open a connection to a third-party site. CNET cannot ensure the security of software that is hosted on external sites.

    Continue to download

    Sponsored Products

    Visit Site
  • Palm App Store (Pal...
    Browse and download over 5,000 apps & games right from your Pal...
    Download

    Installed

    Smart Install
  • Free Youtube Downlo...
    Search through Youtube videos and download those you want on yo...

    This download is served from an external site

    close

    NOTICE: This link will open a connection to a third-party site. CNET cannot ensure the security of software that is hosted on external sites.

    Continue to download

    Sponsored Products

    Visit Site
  • JoikuSpot Premium
    Share your 3G connection over Wifi.
    Download

    Installed

    Smart Install
  • Nimbuzz for BlackBe...
    Exchange instant messages with friends.

    This download is served from an external site

    close

    NOTICE: This link will open a connection to a third-party site. CNET cannot ensure the security of software that is hosted on external sites.

    Continue to download

    Sponsored Products

    Download

    Installed

    Smart Install
  • WinMobile Download ...
    Manage, schedule, and speed up file downloads on your Windows M...
    Download

    Installed

    Smart Install
  • Google Mobile App w...
    Get your favorite Google search, maps, e-mail, and more on a si...

    This download is served from an external site

    close

    NOTICE: This link will open a connection to a third-party site. CNET cannot ensure the security of software that is hosted on external sites.

    Continue to download

    Sponsored Products

    Visit Site
  • Images (widescreen ...
    Google image search for iPhone.

    This download is served from an external site

    close

    NOTICE: This link will open a connection to a third-party site. CNET cannot ensure the security of software that is hosted on external sites.

    Continue to download

    Sponsored Products

    Download

    Installed

    Smart Install
  • Facebook
    Stay connected and share information with Facebook friends on y...

    This download is served from an external site

    close

    NOTICE: This link will open a connection to a third-party site. CNET cannot ensure the security of software that is hosted on external sites.

    Continue to download

    Sponsored Products

    Visit Site
  • Facebook beta
    Test out the new Facebook for Windows Phone 8 and submit feedba...

    This download is served from an external site

    close

    NOTICE: This link will open a connection to a third-party site. CNET cannot ensure the security of software that is hosted on external sites.

    Continue to download

    Sponsored Products

    Visit Site
  • Palm App Store (Win...
    Browse and download over 5,000 apps & games right from your Win...
    Download

    Installed

    Smart Install
  • MySpace for BlackBe...
    Send and receive messages, status updates, and photos from your...

    This download is served from an external site

    close

    NOTICE: This link will open a connection to a third-party site. CNET cannot ensure the security of software that is hosted on external sites.

    Continue to download

    Sponsored Products

    Download

    Installed

    Smart Install
  • Touch Hider for S60...
    Protect your private multimedia and data files on your Symbian ...
    Download

    Installed

    Smart Install
  • ViewUs
    View the textual content of any file on a mobile device.
    Download

    Installed

    Smart Install
  • Opera Mobile
    Browse the full Internet on your Symbian/S60 or Windows Mobile ...

    This download is served from an external site

    close

    NOTICE: This link will open a connection to a third-party site. CNET cannot ensure the security of software that is hosted on external sites.

    Continue to download

    Sponsored Products

    Visit Site
  • Google Earth plug-i...
    Experience Google Earth on Web pages with embedded map content.

    This download is served from an external site

    close

    NOTICE: This link will open a connection to a third-party site. CNET cannot ensure the security of software that is hosted on external sites.

    Continue to download

    Sponsored Products

    Visit Site
  • CRCsoft
    Check whether two files are identical or not on your EPOC using...
    Download

    Installed

    Smart Install
  • QQ Browser 2012 for...
    Use a safe and multi-language Mobile browser.

    This download is served from an external site

    close

    NOTICE: This link will open a connection to a third-party site. CNET cannot ensure the security of software that is hosted on external sites.

    Continue to download

    Sponsored Products

    Download

    Installed

    Smart Install
All User Reviews

Add Your Review

Log in or create an account to post a review.
You are logged in as . Please submit your review for Google Search for Windows Phone 7 1.0
Add Your Review

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

Submit your reply

Submit

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

cancel

E-mail this review

Submit cancel

Report offensive content

If you believe this comment is offensive or violates the CNET's Site Terms of Use, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the comment). Once reported, our staff will be notified and the comment will be reviewed.

Select type of offense:

Offensive: Sexually explicit or offensive language
Spam: Advertisements or commercial links
Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other users
Illegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal content
Submit cancel

Error

close

ERROR MESSAGE

If you think this is an error, please contact CNET TechTracker Support for further assistance.

Ok

Running Request

close

loading

Smart Install Software

close

CNET TechTracker will now automatically install software without requiring further action by you. (Note: This feature automatically accepts associated EULAs and third party applications on your behalf.)

You have selected the following software to Smart Install:

CNET TechTracker will attempt to install this software without interrupting you again. If an application requires manual installation, CNET TechTracker will download the installer and prompt you to take further action.

Proceed with Smart Install?

Confirm Standard Install Cancel

Submit a problem report for Google Search for Windows Phone 7

close

Please describe the problem you have with this software. This information will be sent to our editors for review.

Problem:

The CNET Installer isn't working as expected

The download link does not work

The software has a newer version

The software contains malware

Other

Description:

Please select a feedback type.

Please enter a description.

Submit Problem Report

Problem Report submitted

close

Thank you for submitting a problem report! The Download team is committed to providing you with accurate software information.

OK

This download is served from an external site

close

NOTICE: This link will open a connection to a third-party site. CNET cannot ensure the security of software that is hosted on external sites.

Continue to download

Sponsored Products

Google Search for Windows Phone 7 for Windows Mobile