Google intros speedier, sleekier Google Search for Android app

Google intros speedier, sleekier Google Search for Android

On a roll after the recent release of Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, Google have whipped out an updated version of Google Search for Android, sporting a rather splendid new look.

The interface has been simplified and now offers suggestions for your search grouped by type, with web suggestions at the top.

The app seems faster all round too, and it’s possible to search for country-specific suggestions and search results for all countries with Google domains.

We also liked the new ability to remove items in your search history by long pressing on their entry.

Google have also posted up a few tips for using the new app:

  • Tap the arrow to the right of a search suggestion or history item to add it to your search term before searching.
  • Get suggestions from other apps on your phone – check out searchable items in Search settings.
  • Long press on home screen to add the Google Search widget, if you don’t have it already, to access search faster.
Compatible with 2.2, 2.3 or 3.x, you can download the app from Android Market now.