Google, Nokia and BlackBerry – Mobile News this Week

Posted on September 9, 2010 by

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BlackBerry

BlackBerry have announced via their official Twitter account that the BlackBerry AppWorld has reached a new milestone with over 10,000 apps: “BlackBerry #AppWorld is 10,000 apps strong and growing – what apps do you love?

Via @Blackberry (Twitter)

Nokia

The official date for the Nokia N8 has been announced for the UK as Friday 1st October. It is available for pre orders on the Nokia website now, allowing you to secure the device in the last week of September. When the phone hits the high street on October 1st it will be available from all major retails including Carphone Warehouse, Phones4u and Tesco Phone shops. The SIM free version will cost £429 or will be available for free on contracts of £35 p/m.

Via Engadget

Google

At Google’s special Search Event which took place yesterday in San Francisco  they announced some BIG news: The launch of Google Instant.

Google Instant, which will be rolling out across the US today and across the rest of the world soon, will update search results As. You. Type.

You will receive instant results,  there will be no need to hit the search button; once you start typing, Google will make a prediction in greyed out text within the search box, and the results for their prediction will appear instantly. That means your results will already be displayed before you’ve even finished your sentence. That’s pretty fast. To see a demo of Google Instant in action, you can take a look at their YouTube Video.

Google have also announced that this service will be coming to Mobile. According to reports from TechCrunch, Google demoed the mobile version of Instant Search on an Android device at the Search event yesterday. This could potentially revolutionise search on mobile, making it much easier to browse the mobile web in a hurry.

via TechCrunch