Bing to be the default search engine on new Kindle Fires

Bing to be the default search engine on new Kindle Fires
Amazon really does want to distance itself from Google as much as possible. Not only will you see only the most scant references to Android on the various Kindle Fires, but it turns out that the Silk browser uses Bing as the default search provider. Of course, if you're going to Amazon's Kindle Fires for Google, you're going to be in for a pretty big disappointment anyway. 

The change was one that many people missed during hand-on with the new Amazon tablets yesterday, but it was noticed by Elaine Fiolet over at Ubergizmo. Unfortunately, there is no word yet as to whether or not there will be an option to change the default search provider on the new Kindle Fires. Of course, even if you can't, it probably won't matter all that much. 

There will be some that claim that Google is by far better than Bing, but we've never really seen that big a difference. Sometimes Google is better, sometimes Bing is. Either way, you're bound to get a lot of overlap, because the Internet is the same, regardless of how you search it. 

source: Ubergizmo


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