Bing app for iPhone updated with new features

Bing for iPhone Update

This piece of news might excite iPhone users already making the most of their Bing app. An updated version of the Bing app is now available for the iPhone and iPod touch devices.

Owners can now log onto their Facebook and Twitter accounts to check combined status updates through this app. Information about the latest movies, show timings, restaurants and more can be acquired by simply typing in their name. Users will be exposed to web search results and also results form the social network.

Trailers and videos of movies can also be viewed through the app. Updates by friends and family in network about the same information will also be displayed. iPhone and iPod touch owners can share the things that they like about the app on Facebook, Twitter or via email. According to the Bing community blog, the shopping section allows users to hunt for products with their prices and availability.

Additionally, the Bing app integrates a visual scanning capability which scans barcodes and cover art to flash related information on the screens. With the phone’s camera, owners can scan the barcode of a product, namely CDs, DVDs, books, games and more. Users can learn about the prices, reviews and websites of the products.

The Bing app for the iPhone and iPod touch can be downloaded through iTunes.