Microsoft releases Windows Live Mobile Search 2.0

Microsoft has released an update to its Windows Live Mobile Search application for mobile devices. It is available not only for Windows Mobile devices (2003 SE and up) but also as a new web-based version and a J2ME version.

The new version includes movie showtimes, more local data (including reviews), the option to use a storage card to cache results, improved GPS and step-by-step navigation to your destination and more.

iPhone users can use the web-based version but Microsoft has identified an issue where the Search button does not work. Instead, they suggest to hit Go until they fix the problem.

Visit to download Windows Live Mobile Search for Windows Mobile and J2ME devices. Blackberry users can also use the link to download a beta version for their devices from that link. And to use the browser version, simply visit

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