Google kills off instant search results as you type

July 26th, 2017   decode   Android 7.1

Back in 2010, Google launched what at the time seemed like an amazing innovation in the search field: instant results. Google Instant has, for the past seven years or so, showed you the first page of results while you were typing your query. On computers, this has helped you save a lot of time coupled with the search giant’s instant suggestions. But on mobile Google Instant makes no sense, given that your keyboard is taking up half your screen while you’re typing, and most of the rest is obscured by your fingers anyway. And over 50% of all Google searches are made on mobile devices…

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