Microsoft Redesigns Its Bing Web Search Engine for iPad and Android

Microsoft has rolled out an update to its web search engine Bing for iPad and Android, which brings a major design overhaul and provides the ability to set Bing’s daily image as the wallpaper on their iPad and Android device.


Bing

Both the iPad and Android versions have been updated with major design tweaks. The iOS app offers a cleaner and simpler interface in line with the latest Apple OS and features a color palette and a new Bing logo icon. While the Android version has received a refreshed user interface which is consistent with other Bing properties.

Moreover, iPad and Android users are allowed to set the Bing’s daily picture as the home screen wallpaper on their device. This is a pretty good addition in the update.

Here’s the complete changelog of iPad version:

  • Brings a simpler and cleaner interface in line with iOS 7.
  • Ability to set Bing’s daily image as your wallpaper.
  • You save photos and bookmarks and access them through SkyDrive.
  • Earn Bing Rewards credits for web searches.
  • Enhancements to maps search results.
  • Modernized color palette and Bing logo.
  • Ability to discover appropriate gift ideas for your dear ones through Gift Finder; just answer some simple questions to get a perfect gift idea.

Bing app

While the Android version changelog is not that lengthy as the iOS app. Here’s the complete changelog of the Android version:

  • Modernized interface and several new features.
  • Ability to set Bing’s daily image as your wallpaper.
  • You can set pinch to zoom in/out while browsing web pages.
  • Fixed some crash bugs.

The latest version of Bing for iPad and Android is downloadable via the following links. The Android version is compatible with devices running on Android version 2.2 and above, while the iPad versions requires iOS 4.3 or above firmware.

Bing download link for iPad (free)

Bing download link for Android (free)

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