Microsoft has released a new update to its Bing Search app for Android in the Google Play Store. The latest release brings support for new Bing Snapshots feature to the Bing Android app. The feature is quite similar to Google Now on Tap, and allows the app to basically run outside the Bing app.
The update Bing app now works with other apps as well displaying snapshots of information and actions related to the things on the app. When you long-press the home button while using one of your favorite apps, it will show you snapshots of related information. Now, you don’t have to leave the app and launch Bing to search for useful information, it will do it everything without you leaving the app you’re running.
What’s New in v5.4.25151013 :
- Bing snapshots in other apps are available in US in English, on Android v4.4 and above. Bing snapshots show up when you long-press the home button while using one of your favorite apps. Bing detects things on the page, and shows you snapshots of information and actions related to these things, on tap
Currently, Bing snapshots feature in other apps is available in the United States in English. And, it requires Android 4.4 KitKat or higher in order to work properly on your device.
Bing Search app is designed to help you search the web fast on your Android. The app connects users to the best apps and services that allow them to do more. Lets you access weather, news, trending images quickly, even allows you to search in private mode so that your history isn’t tracked. The app alsolets you earn free Bing rewards that you can exchange for Amazon, Starbucks, and other gift cards.