New Google Mobile feature – a hidden gem?

Posted by Jack Cook on Mar 24, 2008

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…..  lets you search without typing

ZDnet I am on the road again and enjoying some time with my family as we head on our journey.  When time allows, I am reading my feeds and just ran into this cool, item that was worth stopping for to find a hotspot and post.  It is very cool and a hidden gem!

ZDNet.com had a piece about Google adding a new entry into their robots.txt file — one way you can keep tabs on what Google doesn’t want to see. The new entry that forbids crawlers from seeing http://www.google.com/m/lcb made Garrett Rogers naturally curious.

Well I was curious too and tried it.  I entered the zip code we were in and it very quickly let me browse through categories of businesses without you having to type a word.  So we are now at an Italian restaurant eating a great lunchthanks to Google.

Give http://www.google.com/m/lcb a try … it is very nice!

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Jack spent 35 years teaching mathematics, worked as a Dean of Students, and completed his career as a Principal of a suburban school just outside of Boston, Massachusetts. Throughout his years in public education, the computer field has always sparked an interest in him.In his early years as a teacher, he became proficient with computers by teaching himself “BASIC” with an old HP card reader. Handheld computers soon became his passion where he eventually focused his attention on the HP iPAQ. Jack participates in several discussion groups and is currently serving as Senior Editor on Mobilitysite, serves as a moderator in the Microsoft Windows Phone forums and maintains his personal site, Experience Mobility. Jack brings to the mobile device community, news, events, and reviews that generate the same passion in handheld’s that he has had.

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  • hyedipin

    Jack, this is a great find! Thank You pal! :)

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