Sometimes our Google searches get cluttered up with results we know we don't want, but Apartment Therapy Tech pinpointed a simple solution for that: prepend the search term you want to exclude with a dash.
In honor of Data Privacy Day, alternative search engine DuckDuckGo put together a stellar guide on browsing securely and anonymously with any popular web browser.
Chrome: You can search any site or alternative search engine by just creating a search shortcut in Chrome, but that imposes a number of limitations on your search. If you prefer the powered up search engine DuckDuckGo but love Google Chrome, their extension offers a more robust way to find what you're looking for.
If you use multiple search engines in Firefox, you can not only quickly access the search bar via the keyboard but also cycle through your search engine options as well. Just press alt/option + the up or down arrow to move through the list. When you've chosen a search engine, press enter to select it. Then type in…
For those new to the internet, search can be a little intimidating. To perform better web searches, you need to know a little bit about how a search engine thinks. Here are a few tips to help you better find what you're looking for.
Eli Pariser, former director of MoveOn.org, noticed that he and his friends ended up with very different search results when searching for the exact same things. Google (and other sites) are filtering out the stuff you might not like, putting you inside an isolated search filter bubble. This can be a problem, but…
Ideally, a simple Google search will give you exactly the results you need. When it doesn't, here are the best ways to tweak your web searches to help you get relevant results.
You can Google just about anything, but it's not always your best resource for finding the exact answer to what you want. Here's a look at our top ten tools for finding better answers online.
Torrific isn't the first HTTP torrent downloader but it'll download any torrent file you throw at it, help you search for what you want via Google, and do it all for free.
If you're ever craving some excellent sopes or the best palak paneer in your city, OpenMenu Search can help you find it with just the name of the dish and your zip code.
Spotli is a search engine focused on browsing for products on different retail sites and Craigslist, providing you with a quick visual overview of products that meet your criteria.
Greplin indexes data you store in the cloud and provides a quick and simple search to let you find what you're looking for.
Using available travel cost data from sites like Kayak and Greyhound, GetSet estimates how much it'll cost to travel from one location to another and suggests the cheapest method.