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Google Instant coming to Android phones

Google Instant coming to Android phones

Web searches on Android phones could be about to get a lot faster, with the news that Google Instant is making the transfer from desktop computers and lappys to mobile devices.

The just-launched feature aims to make conducting searches faster by displaying results as you type.

According to Pocket-lint a mobile version was “briefly demoed” at a press conference in San Francisco, although a release date is reputed to be in the far-flung future.

Marissa Mayer, Vice President of Search Products and User Experience at Google, stated: “Instant takes what you have typed already, predicts the most likely completion and streams results in real-time for those predictions - yielding a smarter and faster search that is interactive, predictive and powerful.”

Instant is especially suited to mobiles, since it promises to dramatically cut the number of keystrokes required for a search.

However, right now it’s not clear to see how they’ll make the experience work on touchscreen mobiles, especially those with limited display real estate.

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