Windows Live has announced the launch of search beta for mobile devices. In fact, there are three new ways to search from your cell phone. Now you can find closest toy store or a coffee shop and even diresctions to a friends place.
Live Search's Weblog announced
1. Mobile Software – Download an application to your phone for local search, maps, driving directions, and live traffic information in a faster, richer and more interactive user interface. It's the best way to search from your phone.
2. Mobile Browsing – Access maps and directions directly on your phone’s browser. Simply enter mobile.live.com/search into your phone’s address bar and select Map. Choose from the scopes of Local, Web, Map, News and Spaces and get Live Search from your mobile device.
3. Text Messages (SMS) – If you don’t have a data plan, you can simply send a text message to 95483 (WLIVE) with a query like “Toys Chicago, IL” or “Coffee 90210” and you’ll immediately receive a text message reply with the nearest
business listings with address and phone numbers.