Bing desktop app which is in beta stage, has just been released by Microsoft. The purpose to bring Bing as a desktop application is to promote Microsoft’s search engine, as user can directly access it via desktop instead of going towards web browsers to search through other search engines over internet.
Official words about Bing Desktop Beta:
“Bing Desktop provides an automatic update of the Windows Desktop Background image to the Bing home page image each day. In addition, Bing Desktop offers an easily accessible yet unobstrusive search box to streamline searching without opening the browser.”
Bing desktop engine is compatible only with computers running Windows 7, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Service Pack 1.