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Looking through a person’s browsing history will probably tell you a lot about them. So could looking at Google search autocompletes tell you a lot about everybody? I’m not sure I can answer that for sure — but who knows, maybe it can.
YouTube user Marius B. has created a [...]Read More »
Instant Preview on Google Search is the feature that allows you to view a preview of a website shown in search results without actually going to the website (see screenshot above). While it is not known if this is a permanent or temporary change to Google Search, it appears that [...]Read More »
If you are depressed, do not go to Bing.Read More »
Google has just a dropped a bombshell on the Internet. No, I’m not talking about how they’re shutting down Google Reader this July — that’s old news. Rather, the company, in a move that Internet users the world have to wonder why it took so long, has added an animated [...]Read More »
What do you use Google Search for?Read More »
If I were a ‘Bing man’ I wouldn’t be posting this.Read More »
How many times have you downloaded a “free” program only to learn it is a free trial?Read More »
Google is in the business of information. Google is in existence today because Google Search allows millions upon millions of people to quickly, easily, and accurately find the information that is desired. After all, the bahamut Google empire has been built upon the success of Google Search and the cashflow [...]Read More »
…to be the default search engine on iOS.
Like their relationship with Samsung, Apple and Google remain rivals despite the fact that they actually kind of work together. In fact, Apple will be earning a whopping $1 billion from Google this year. The reason? Because Google is the default search [...]Read More »
Now this is pretty weird. If you use Google Search, you might be aware that the tool can do a lot more than just finding stuff. It can convert measurements, currencies, do instant translations, and even make calculations for you. But what happens when you enter an equation that the [...]Read More »
Google has become a very integral part of our lives. And in Windows 8, though Google has said that it won’t develop anymore apps, there is the official Google Search app. Now if Google is doing right thing by not developing anymore apps is the subject for another article. As [...]Read More »
With last year now almost a week behind us, it’s easy to forget all the big things that happened over the course of 2012. With many things good, bad and even great, 2012 was a year of many accomplishments as well as many losses.
Google’s 2012 Zeitgeist is a great [...]Read More »
When performing searches on Google’s Hong Kong-based site, Google warns users about potential censorship by displaying a message. The message would usually tell the user that searching for that particular term may “temporarily break your connection to Google” and that “This interruption is outside Google’s control,” due to the results [...]Read More »
Google and Bing both have an ‘autocomplete’ feature that attempts to predict what you want to search for. The predictions provided by Google and Bing depend on two factors: what other users searched for and your past search history, if you are logged in. If you head over to Google [...]Read More »
Back in September I posted about a new change to Google that brought the navigation menu on the left to the top; a change I dubbed as more Bing-like. At the time, while some other people saw the same thing as me, Google had made no official announcement about the [...]Read More »
When I say “Google dominates search” no one is likely to disagree with me because it is true — Google is the most popular search engine around the world (on an aggregate basis — some countries, like China, prefer other search engines). When you dominate one industry, there are bound [...]Read More »
Yesterday I posted a tip about how Google is the best spell checker, ever. As is typical of dotTechies, some of you posted tips related to using Google for spell checking purposes. One of these very useful tips is to use ‘define’ as a modifier for your search query.
When [...]Read More »
I am notoriously bad at spelling. I heavily depend on spell check when writing articles. Most of the times, the spell checker built into WordPress and Firefox work well enough. However, there are times that I have absolute no idea about how to spell a word, so I sound it [...]Read More »
Over the years people have accused Bing of copying Google, or at least making changes to Bing that make it appear to be more Google-ish. With a new change to Google.com, it may actually be Google copying Bing.
I was running a search query on Google.com when I noticed the [...]Read More »
Google has a list of words it likes to censor from Google Search’s ‘Instant’ (i.e. how search results are shown as you type search queries) and ‘Autocomplete’ (i.e. how Google recommends search queries based on what you have typed so far). While there is no official, publicly available list of [...]Read More »
Ever see the same annoying website(s) cluttering your Google search results? (*Cough* eHow *cough*) I’m sure you typically simply click past these websites but what if you had the ability to simply block these sites from showing up in your search results in the first place? Yeah, well, I bet [...]Read More »
Want to learn how to better utilize Google Search? How to get more relevant search results? How to spend less time finding what you want on Google? There is
an app for that a free online class which will teach you how to do all that and more.
Courtesy of [...]Read More »
Google is often testing new features and methods on how to improve users’ experience with Google Search. And do you blame them? After all, Google Search is the bread and butter of the multi-billion dollar corporation known as Google and Google needs to continue innovating to keep the competition at [...]Read More »
The entertainment industry likes to target Google in its crusade to end online piracy. Until now, Google has come out unscathed for the most part, even having a judge rule that Google isn’t responsible for piracy links shown in search results. Still it isn’t hard to see how much pressure [...]Read More »
Since 2010 Google has been under investigation by the European Union’s Competition Commission for Google’s alleged anti-competitive behavior in regards to displaying search results and advertisements. It is reported Google is close to coming to a settlement agreement with the Competition Commission but there is a new twist to the [...]Read More »
What are over 200 Facebook groups and cities across the United States talking about? If you said gigabit Internet from Google, you’re right. Until March 26th, Google is asking cities to send forms telling them things about their community.
Chances are, Google owns your life. They have your mail, your [...]Read More »
Google redesigned their search page for just a limited few. Want to get it for yourself? Read more to find out.