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Bangalore, Karnataka, India, 2009/02/02 - Zook, the innovative mobile search application that provides an answer to any query,will work across Nokia’s smart phones running Series 60 3rd Edition.
Bangalore based Ziva Software, a mobile search start-up, incubated at IIM Bangalore, has announced that the mobile application version of its popular search engine Zook, has been launched by Nokia as the featured application in its application gallery .This application is available for download at their website and works across Nokia’s smart phones running Series 60 3rd edition.
Zook, launched in India in March 2008, is India’s No. 1 Mobile Fetch Engine, that gets exact answers to ANY query, across the whole of India. Apart from being available through the above Nokia application, the service is also accessible via mobile browsers or just by sending a SMS to 5757 5665. Zook is a free service, the operators’ SMS charges and data plan charges for GPRS service may apply.
Zook is an innovative mobile search application that always provides you an answer to any query in the quickest time. An ideal fit on a mobile phone, once you find the exact and relevant results, it lets you act on them immediately! Download the content. Book a table. Call a plumber. Found a movie? Then buy the ticket! Found a good deal? Or didn't find one yet? Call the Deal expert. Need some suggestions? Involve your friends - Ask them for their opinions, share results (and your comments) with them, or ask the Zook community for inputs and feedback. Even better - set custom alerts so that you get periodic updates. Follow events at your favourite hangout and so on.
The Zook application featured by Nokia offers several other unique features like:
1. Phone book integration: Zook enables "search networking" by providing seamless access to your phone book. Short list a few results. Make the final decision by seeking inputs from your friends (or the Zook community). Or else, share comments/opinions with your friends and/or the whole community.
2. Location-aware search: Don't just find a movie. Find the one closest to you that plays it. Even when your phone does not have GPS, Zook derives your approximate location and shows results around your location.
3. Proximity and Presence: Add your buddies and find out when they are online or close by. Searching for a good movie? Get feedback and recommendations from online friends. Anyone nearby? Ask them to join you for the movie! You can use this feature in several ways!
4. Custom alerts: Looking for that particular deal? Or movie releases in your favourite multiplex? Set personalized alerts and get free updates! View them in the application UI.
About Zook and Ziva Software
Zook (zook.in) allows users to access information available across the whole web (and more) – with or without data connectivity. Zook has the largest searchable index of mobile downloads (ringtones, wallpapers, ringback tones, picture messages, themes, etc.). The index also includes exact answers about local businesses, ATMs, restaurants, showtimes, weather information, bus routes and flight information, traffic status, etc., across India. Zook can also be used to access wikipedia, dictionary, etc. In short, just about ANY question/query that a user thinks needs answering on the phone.
Zook is Ziva Software's flagship product. Ziva Software represents the new generation of Indian product companies that are using the huge and rapidly growing Indian mobile market to build and fine-tune unique products. These products can then be launched in other parts of the world. Ziva Software’s goal is to enable users to get access to the depth and breadth of information available on the world-wide web and within various social communities just by sending a SMS!