Google Instant is now available on iPhone OS 4.0+ and Android 2.2 (Froyo). In case you are not familiar, Google Instant starts to provide search suggestions (and results) as you type in your target search term rather than waiting for you to hit the enter button. From your iPhone or Android device, you can flip the Instant switch (a “turn on” link) located under the search bar. This is also how you can turn it off if it gets annoying. Google Instant isn’t flawless either, here are some funny suggestions that have come up. Does the po, can som, scaring, and how do i get.
You’ve seen them everywhere. Those weird 2D barcodes have made their way onto business cards, bus shelter advertisements, product packaging and into the newspaper. And now, the age of the QR code just might be coming to an end even before it ever really made any real mainstream impact. You can thank Google for that.