When you used the search charm in Windows 8, it would only search for apps and files on your hard drive. Now, the search charm will pull in results from your computer and from all across the Web via Bing. What's more, if you search for major attractions, cities, celebrities, musicians, restaurants, or hotels, you'll get a special search results page with photos, maps, and other tidbits of information. For example, if you search for Niagara Falls, you'll get a map of its location, photos of the falls, and links to visitor information. Search for Justin Timberlake and you'll see his photo, age, hometown, and a list of his top music tracks, which you can listen to in the preinstalled Xbox Music app.
October 17, 2013 4:00 AM PDT
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