Google is testing a new search interface that updates the results as you type a query. This means that you do not have to press enter or click on ‘search’; all you need to do is keep typing in what you want to search for and Google will constantly constantly retrieves the results for your query.
While this interface has the advantage that you can refine your search faster, the constant refreshing can be annoying if you don’t need help. Rob Ousbey calls this experiment “live updating Google search results”, Google uses the word “streaming”, while others may call it instant search or incremental search. Google probably wants to morph the search box into a query builder with instant preview. Check out this video below [via – Google system]
What do you think about this new interface? Would it be more useful or distracting to see irrelevant results cropping up when you are typing? share your view