People all over the world are using the Web every day - to shop, to search, and to communicate. We're not tethered to our desktop computers anymore, either; we're using phones, tablets, and other easy to use devices to get where we want to go online. Here are seven search engines that offer a mobile alternative and are easy to use.
Yahoo's mobile search offers an interesting search experience - you have the option of looking at mobile Web-enabled sites OR PC-enabled sites (mobile sites render differently basically because of space constrictions), as well as targeted local results.
More Yahoo search options
If you need to look up government resources while you're out and about, then USA.gov's mobile search engine is what you want. A simple search for "president" retrieved a list of FAQ's, government Web results, images, and news, with the option to search more specifically in any of these sections.
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You're going to want to make sure you have a robust battery before checking out YouTube, because it will eat up a lot of resources. However, if you're wanting to watch the latest videos, YouTube is always a good choice.
More possible video options
While Twitter is used primarily as a microblogging application, it's starting to morph into a legitimate search destination (learn how to search Twitter with Twitter search operators).