If you want to be like Shia LaBeouf in Wall Street 2 (let’s face it, you do), then you’re going to need to be able to keep track of your stocks on the go. Google is trying to help with this problem and it has just introduced a sleek mobile web version of Google Finance made specially for Android and Apple iPhone.
On its Google Finance blog, the company said:
The markets don’t stop when you leave your desk, so we’re bringing the markets to you. Our new design gives you a unified experience across desktop and Android or iPhone phones, offering nearly all the same features and functionality on both. You can easily access the new site when you do a Google search for stock tickers or company names on your mobile device, or when you tap the “Finance” tab on the Google mobile homepage.
I played around on the new Google Finance mobile site on a Motorola Droid and an iPod Touch and the experience was pretty good on both platforms. It was quick and easy to sign in to my account and the companies I looked up loaded quickly. There’s also a tab for the Markets and your portfolio which can be quickly launched.
If you prefer to use the app version, you can download one from the Android Market. This has all the same functionality but I like the user interface a tad bit more. it will also sync up to your desktop account, so you won’t have to worry about being out of place.
[Via Google Finance blog]