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How to disable the display of recent searches in Windows 10's Search Box

When you run a search on Windows 10, you can do so using the Start Menu or the dedicated search box if it is displayed. Both search options use the same Windows […]

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DuckDuckGo Maps gets Directions feature

Privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo has had maps integrated for years. Users could open the Maps part of the offering to look up places powered by Apple's MapKit JS Framework. One thing that […]

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Add Everything Search to the Windows Taskbar for even faster searches

Everything Search is without doubt one of the fastest search tools that is available for the Windows operating system. It is a lot faster than the built-in Windows Search tool as it […]

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How to disable Bing Search in Windows 10 version 2004 and newer

When Microsoft launched its Windows 10 operating system in 2015, it merged the local search functionality with the digital assistant Cortana and also Bing Search. Cortana has since been revamped completely and […]

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Microsoft launches its Bing Coronavirus Tracker

Keeping track of Coranavirus news can be quite the time-consuming process and a burden as well considering that you need to find reliable information. Microsoft just launched its Coronavirus tracker on Bing. […]

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Need another reason that current web search integration is bad in Windows 10?

Reports are coming in that search is not working properly on many Windows 10 devices; the issue is different from the recent File Explorer search issue that users experienced and are still […]

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Microsoft will install a Bing Search extension in Chrome on some customer systems

Microsoft revealed today that it plans to install an extension in Google Chrome called Microsoft Search in Bing for some customers that will make Bing the default search engine in the browser […]

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DuckDuckGo Lite: efficient lightweight search

DuckDuckGo Lite is a tiny resource-friendly search option by the search engine DuckDuckGo that is as fast as it can get. Users of DuckDuckGo use the search engine for its stance on […]

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Google Search displays icons now on results pages

If you are still using Google Search, you may have noticed that Google changed the design of the search results page by adding icons to results. Google does not make changes to […]

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DuckDuckGo is the clear winner of Google's first Android search provider auction

Google announced plans in 2019 to auction off three of the four positions of a new search provider selection screen on Android devices that are set up for the first time from […]

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Private.sh Privacy Search Engine first look

Private.sh is a new search engine that was officially unveiled in November 2019. The search engine is maintained by Private Internet Access, a provider of VPN solutions and other tools, and Gigablast, […]

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Startpage launches News tab to help users escape filter bubbles

Search engine Startpage launched its new News offering on November 21, 2019. The new feature promises to deliver news to users that is not curated or personalized. In other words: every user […]

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Startpage replies to questions about ownership change

Startpage, a popular privacy focused search engine that operates out of the Netherlands, published a new FAQ on its websites in which several answers are provided regarding the change of ownership that […]

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Startpage Search owner changes raise serious questions

Startpage announced on September 28, 2019 on the official Startpage blog that Privacy One Group Ltd has made an investment in Startpage.com. The announcement revealed that the relationship between the two groups […]

MasterSeeker is a freeware desktop search application for Windows

MasterSeeker is a freeware desktop search application for Windows

We have seen plenty of desktop search applications in the past. There's Everything, which is the favorite of many, UltraSearch or VX Search among other options. If you're looking for something simpler, […]

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DuckDuckGo adds Indian servers and new options

The privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo announced the launch of new features and servers recently on the company's Spread Privacy blog. The company added servers in India to better serve Indian users, a […]

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File Search Utility is a new desktop search tool

File Search Utility is a new desktop search program for Windows, Mac and Linux devices to find files quickly based on certain search parameters. We checked out the Windows version of the […]

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Not everyone likes the new Google Images preview format

More and more users of Google Images, the image search engine operated by Google, are switched over to a new display format and design. Google Images is a popular search engine to […]