At the Mobile World Congress 2010 Microsoft finally revealed Windows Phone 7, PCWorld’s recent article looks at how the success of Windows Phone 7 could greatly impact Microsoft’s Bing search engine.
Windows Phone 7 utilizes a very similar interface to their Zune HD, however it also tightly integrates the Bing search engine, when you tap the search button on a Windows Phone 7 device a Bing search windows appears.
Windows Phone 7 will not allow device manufacturers to replace the OS’s UI, this means thahttp://www.product-reviews.net/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=94244&message=10t every Windows 7 Phone device will feature a search button which uses Bing, this will be massive for Bing.
If Windows Phone 7 handsets become popular it could greatly improve Bing’s market share, currently Bing has 11.3 percent of the U.S. market share, whereas Google has a much greater share of the market with a 65.4 percent share.
Would you prefer to choose your own search engine on future Windows Phone 7 handsets?
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