One of the many noticeable weak areas so far in the iPhone 2.0 software is a certain amount of lag / slowness in various places.  For me, the Contacts application, and in particular the Search portion of it, is one area where this is definitely felt. So I was very glad to come across a […]
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Quick Tip: Try Google Search App for Quick iPhone Contacts Search

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One of the many noticeable weak areas so far in the iPhone 2.0 software is a certain amount of lag / slowness in various places.  For me, the Contacts application, and in particular the Search portion of it, is one area where this is definitely felt.

So I was very glad to come across a quick but super useful tip from everythingiCafe forum member i Robot – in this thread – which points out that the new (and free) Google Search app does a great job at searching contacts.

And it sure does.  It feels considerably faster to me than the built-in app, and lets you tap to go directly to a selected contact just as you can in the built-in applet.  A little embarassing for Apple that Google’s app can out-do theirs, but good for us to know about 🙂

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