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Gnarly homepage! Today’s surf-themed Bing homepage coincides with Australia’s longest-running surf event, the Australian Surf Titles which takes place in the New South Wales town of Port Macquarie beginning on Sunday. For those outside of New South Wales, you’ll find it located about 390km north of Sydney, and 570km south of Brisbane.
It’s rather appropriate given the wave of new features that Bing Australia is rolling out, that the ocean and the art of surfing is honoured today with a themed homepage. Now, chances are that if you like surfing you like speed, and if you like speed then you’re bound to like auto-racing. Yes? Well it so happens that one of our new features is an Auto Racing answer.
A search for Formula 1, specific driver names like Mark Webber or individual races like Belgian Grand Prix, will return an answer giving you instant access to series, race and driver information. Whilst if it’s NASCAR you’re into, we’ve got you covered too.
Check back with the Bing Australia blog next week as we’ll announce and outline a brilliant Bing feature that is set to blow the minds of Australian movie-lovers everywhere.
I still want to know if Bing Australia is going to be ready for the Windows Phone 7 Release.
It's got a LONG way to go till it gets as good as USA's version
(Travel, Entertainment etc.. will they ever make it, let alone Aussie version of Bing411)
We are working on it! It isn't definite that we have all those features for the phone release but we will get there. Thanks for supporting us on our journey.
The Bing AU Team
That's nice to know that at least the features are being worked on and at least SOME of the Local stuff works when I get a WP7 phone..
I hear about all those great Bing Features and almost cry (but not quite) when I try them here and 'Computer says NO'
Still no news on Local information (let alone voice search) on Windows Phone 7 in Australia.
These sort of missing things are crippling the good sell for the WP7 devices
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