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Google moves Instant Search to the retirement home

When Google launched Google Instant Search back in 2010, the company called it a fundamental shift in search that would save searchers time when running searches on Google. Instant Search displayed search […]

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Disable autoplaying video in Google app on Android

If you use the Google application on Android, you may have noticed that videos may autoplay when they are shown in search results. Jennifer Slegg was the first to notice this on […]

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Google app takes screenshot of your searches on Android

Google rolls out a feature currently on Android that introduces a "recent" feature in the Google application on Android devices. The Google application ships with many Android devices by default. It is […]

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Windows 10 Web Search gets a tad more useful

The most recent Insider Build of the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update comes with extended web search functionality that makes it a tad more useful than it is right now in […]

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Surprise: Bing is doing quite well

Microsoft published information on Bing on the company's Bing Ads account yesterday that show Bing's market share in some parts of the world. According to the Bing Network market share graphic, Bing […]

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Disable AMP on mobile devices

AMP is a controversial technology by Google with the aim to speed up the loading time of websites on mobile devices. It is criticized both by users and publishers, for instance for […]

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Everything Desktop Search review

Everything is a long standing desktop search program for Microsoft Windows devices that is both powerful and very fast. Our first review of Everything dates back to 2008, and the most recent […]

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Why Bing Video Search is better than YouTube Search

You have a lot of options when it comes to watching videos on your devices. Most users seem to use YouTube more or less exclusively for all their family friendly video needs, […]

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Bing Visual Search: search in images

Bing Visual Search is a new feature of Bing's Image Search tool that allows you to select objects in images to run searches for them. The new feature, which is live already […]

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Five Startpage Tips to improve your search experience

The private search engine Startpage is my search engine of choice. If you are a long-time reader, you know that I made the switch from using Google first to DuckDuckGo, and then […]

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Bing My Saves launches

Microsoft announced a couple of days ago that it added a new feature called My Saves to its Bing Search engine expanding the Bing Saves feature that it launched in 2014. My […]

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How to add custom search engines to your web browser

The following guide walks you through the steps of adding custom search engines to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Vivaldi, Opera, Microsoft Edge, and Internet Explorer. The guide covers the major browsers on […]

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DuckDuckGo extends Yahoo partnership

Search engine DuckDuckGo announced the extension of its partnership with Yahoo a moment ago that brings new features to all users of the search engine. The search engine has partnerships with several […]

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Microsoft's Windows 10 Search lock already bypassed

Microsoft announced on April 28, 2016 that it implemented a change on Windows 10 that prevents third-party programs from hijacking the operating system's web search functionality. It took one day to create […]

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Ixquick merges with StartPage search engine

Heads up Ixquick users, the company behind the popular search engine announced today that it will merge the search engine with the company's other big search engine, StartPage. What it means, basically, […]

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Oscobo, a new privacy focused search engine

Ever since the Snowden relevations, privacy search engines and privacy in general has been a boom on the Internet. Search engines focused on privacy have seen a rise in daily searches. While […]

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DuckDuckGo, Startpage and Ixquick search engines are doing well

The search engines DuckDuckGo, Startpage and Ixquick are doing better than ever according to statistics released by DuckDuckgo and Surfboard Holding BV. DuckDuckGo traffic climbed from an average of 7.1 million daily […]

DuckDuckGo search redesign beta now with image and video search

The DuckDuckGo search engine has a new minimalistic design with a fixed header on search result pages that is currently in beta. DuckDuckGo saw an impressive traffic increase after the Snowden revelations, […]