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Google Updates Search App for iPad

Search engine giant Google has updated its Google Search iPad app, bringing new features for iOS users and making the app more easy to use and streamlined.

The new app, which is available as a free update from the Apple App Store, comes with the Google Instant feature that presents iPad users with search results as they type their search query.

The Google Search iOS app for iPad (opens in new tab) also comes with the Google Instant Preview feature that gives users a preview of the website before they actually visit the site.

The search results in the app appear in a type of preview slideshow, with users being able to swipe to the websites they are looking for, similar to the manner in which user swipe through the iTunes Cover Flow view mode.

For the sake of convenient navigation, the Google Search app now presents pages with the search results, allowing users to swipe back and forth between the two.

Another addition to the application is the +1 button, which allows one to share content on the new social networking platform. Users will now also be able to look for words in search results using a page search feature.

Ravi Mandalia

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.