One of the great features expected in the upcoming CRM 2013 for tablets is the ability to execute a Search query across multiple entities at once.
When you perform a Multi-Entity Search, the results of the query are
Fig 1: Search results from entities Accounts, Contacts and Activities
The feature uses the underlying Quick Find feature to submit multiple Quick Find queries that are processed in parallel.
"Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013" is a pre-release product under development. The information in this blog post represents my personal understanding and expectations as of the date of this blog post. All pre-release product release dates and features specified are preliminary based on current expectations, and are subject to change without notice.