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Are you ready to speak your searches to any microphone-equipped device? That’s Google’s plan, starting this week.
Facebook today announced Graph Search, a new way to track down interests and connections with your friends on the social service.
The recently added Google Docs research pane taps into Google Search and allows you to add content directly from the web.
Tip A Day #13 One of the most powerful and overlooked aspects of Twitter is Twitter Search. Let’s face it, none of us can realistically keep up with the thousands of accounts we follow or that follow us. Twitter Search will however make it much easier to get to the good stuff, the stuff that’s […]
Scott Ellis discusses how to use basic Google Search Operators to get better results faster when searching Google on GeekBeat Tip A Day.
Here are 6 awesome things you probably didn’t know you could do with Google. Everything from alternative methods to search, to Google animated logos you can play. Google Search by Image Google will allow you to drop an image on the Google Image search and find other instance of it. Search Google Like a Pirate […]
Creating Searches Creating searches is easy; everyone who’s ever used Google knows how to do that. Just head up to the big bar with the faint “Search Google+” text, enter your search terms, hit Enter, and … that’s about it! Of course there can be more to it than that if you wish. You can […]
I’m old enough to remember when there was (GASP!) no internet. If someone’s number wasn’t in the phone book, you just didn’t call them. If you wanted to know the population of Bulgaria, you had to manhandle a ten-pound encyclopedia that had all the facts from 1974. Forever. Even in 2011, that book still thinks […]
Search applications do not excite me. When it comes to search, I stubbornly stick with the tried and true method of searching whatever I am looking for on Google through Safari on my iPhone, but DoAT has pulled me away from that method. DoAT, unlike most other search engines that came after Google, actually does […]
Good news for iOS users who like their Google searches fast: Google’s “Instant Previews” feature, which gives you a preview of the returned pages before you go to them, is starting to rollout to iOS devices. In the iOS interface, you can use the feature during a Google search in Safari — if you’ve got […]
I’m a huge fan of any search engine that gives me options. For travel, I use a Travelzoo supersearch, which checks nine different travel sites at once (Orbitz, Travelocity, Priceline and so on) so I’m sure I’m getting a good deal. SeatQuest is promising to deliver the same type of service for show tickets. The […]