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On Monday, Live Search 411 was officially launched. This voice-activated local search service lets you do local searches right from your phone just by speaking. To use the service, call 1-800-CALL-411 (1-800-225-5411) from any phone in the U.S. and say where you are and what you are looking for. The service can also send you text messages, maps, traffic maps, and text-based directions. Live Search 411 goes a step beyond simply providing you with business information though - several handy features make this new service really stand out, including:

  • The ability to connect to any business listing you find for free
  • Receive SMS links to maps, driving directions and traffic conditions (just say "text me the info")
  • Get movie showtimes and even buy tickets over the phone (via a partnership with Fandango)
  • Share text messages of business details with friends so they can easily meet you there
  • Hear the current weather conditions and the forecast
  • Quickly access travel resources like airlines, hotels, and rental cars
  • Remember your personalized locations for movie theaters, weather and traffic, and your preferences for receiving text messages.

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