Bing gets a fresh, new look

  Bing Australia has a fresh, new homepage design. Many of you have provided feedback that you’d like to see Bing’s stunning signature imagery cover more of your screen. Well, we’ve listened. The new design refresh provides an image of larger resolution, and gives the homepage a bright new look. Out with the old… And in with the new…   New search results page design Changes to the homepage aren’t...
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Win an Xbox by 'liking' Bing Australia

 Bing Australia has joined Facebook! Bing’s worldwide fan page has near three million fans yet we thought it was time to take the plunge and offer you somewhere to indulge in your love for Bing Australia. ‘Like’ Bing and you’ll be privy to quizzes and interesting facts plus you can tell us your thoughts on the day’s homepage image. Perhaps even suggest what you’d like to see on Bing in the future? To...
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Gen Y launches 'Bing is for Doing' campaign

Over the past few weeks you’d have noticed a new Bing Australia campaign roll out across numerous media outlets. So what does the theme ‘Bing is for doing’ actually mean? Bing helps you spend less time sitting and searching and more time out in the world doing. What we did to portray this is recruit some of the country’s best up-and-coming Gen Y filmmakers, with the guidance of creative agency BMF Sydney, to create...
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Free download: Best of Bing Australia 3

Back by popular demand. After the great success of Best of Bing: Australia and Best of Bing: Australia 2, we’ve created a new pack titled (you guessed it) Best of Bing: Australia 3. If you’re new to Bing then what better way to acquaint yourself with our stunning daily homepage images then to have them on your desktop? Otherwise, if you’re an old friend of Bing Australia, it’s time you updated. Bing Australia has recently...
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Top tips for using Bing

  We’ve compiled a quick list of ways to make your internet searches more effective. 1.      Use less words, keep queries simple:  less is more when it comes to search engine queries. A few other things to note are try to avoid generic terms or words such as “the”, “of”, “and” or “to”, type “DEFINE:” to find the definition of a word and know that...
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Bing screensaver: Cute & Charming

Bing Australia’s background imagery is always inspiring, yet quite often it is also charming. We’ve put together a screensaver pack that celebrates the animals that have featured as Bing daily homepage images. From a cheeky hippo to an Aussie roo to a pair of curious frogs to a camouflaged tiger, this free screensaver pack has it all.   Also featured in the ‘Cute & Charming’ themed pack is a motherly meerkat and...
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What you Binged in 2011

Australians Binged Miranda Kerr more than any other international celebrity this year, with the Aussie supermodel also outranking other popular searches for tax, sex and “how to build muscle”. Miranda topped the search rankings, followed by Justin Bieber and Katy Perry. Despite her best publicity efforts, Kim Kardashian came in sixth. Among the most binged Australian celebrities, Lara Bingle also ranked highly – and it’s...
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Video homepages give breath of life

Bing’s homepage imagery is incredibly popular inciting beauty and enticing exploration yet we’ve gone ahead and taken the homepages to a whole new level. If you have a HTML-5 enabled browser you’ll be able to view the likes of a leaf frog clambering across your monitor, as well as rippling water and amazing sunsets. And they’re just a few of the video homepages Bing Australia has already displayed. Users without a...
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Bing Australia Bounces Out of Beta

Today, following more than two years of localisation and product development since its Australian launch, the Beta tag has been removed from Bing Australia. Bing positions itself as a new-generation search engine that helps you get things done, quickly and easily, making searching the web more instinctive. Key features of Bing are: Bing is task oriented – designed to help you get things done more quickly, with less queries Bing is visually...
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The law of attractions

Bing Australia’s new ‘attractions’ feature gives you access to a mountain of information on the most popular attractions in Australia and across the world, with more than 50,000 listings. The info available includes images, videos, reviews, maps, prices, website links and contact information as well as handy suggestions such as nearby restaurants. It’s a comprehensive tool which covers everything you’ll need to best...
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