Tag Archive: Search

App News: Google’s new way to search

Google’s brand new search app allows you to find content buried deep within your existing apps. A lot of the content users are searching for is saved in the device’s applications. The new feature called “Inside Search” will allow you to search inside your phone’s apps rather than having to open numerous tabs. Whereas a typical

Google announces in-app search tool ‘Inside Search’

Google has revealed a new feature coming to Android devices today, Inside Search, which allows users to search for content inside the apps on their devices right from the Google app. Located in the “In Apps” tab of the Google app, this feature allows you to search for anything that has been saved in your

You can now play solitaire and tic-tac-toe directly in Google search results

Goodbye productivity.

You can now play solitaire or tic-tac-toe directly in Google’s search results. Just search for solitaire or tic-tac-toe in the search engine on the web or from your phone, and you’ll get a playable version of either game above the search results.

Google’s take on solitaire is fairly basic, but you do get the option of selecting between easy and hard difficulty levels.

As for tic-tac-toe, you get to choose  [Read More…]

Google Search has made it easier to find a great place to eat

Google has announced that users of its Search app for Android will now be able to bring up reviews and “best of” lists of restaurants when they search for a great place to eat.

In a blog post, Google stated:

If you’re craving dim sum, but not sure which place is a top spot, a search for “chinese restaurant” may bring up Michelin favorite RedFarm in the West Village. Looking further at the  [Read More…]

Google to sprinkle quick-loading AMP pages throughout mobile search results

Google will soon offer Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) as part of its larger set of search results in Chrome and other mobile browsers. While these pages have previously surfaced in the Top Stories section of mobile searches, the company will soon be mixing them in with standard results.

From Google:

To clarify, this is not a ranking change for sites. As a result of the growth of AMP beyond publishers, we wanted to make it easier  [Read More…]

Word Teaser is a new take on the classic word search game (review)

Intro You may have played a mobile word search game or two, and they may have had their share of unique color schemes, game modes, and such. But I would like to take you through a truly new style of word search game: Word Teaser. From the developer GAMEDU, who also offers up to 20

Google starts showing song lyrics directly in search results

Google has teamed up with LyricFind to display song lyrics directly in its search results. The Toronto-based company signed a multi-year licensing deal with Google, allowing the search giant to offer song lyrics in the U.S. and international markets.

Speaking to Billboard, LyricFind CEO Darryl Ballantyne talked about how the deal would create an additional revenue model for musicians and songwriters:

It should be a significant revenue stream. We expect it to be millions of dollars  [Read More…]

Trivia Search: A simple puzzler with lots to do (Review)

Overview Trivia Search is a fun, simple puzzle/word search game that will keep you playing for hours. Developer: BigBelly Productions LLC Cost: Free (with ads) Impressions Trivia Search is essentially a combination of a word search puzzle and a trivia game. It has a very simple concept, and it’s easy to lose track of time

Google Now on Tap update lets you manually select text, search images

Google is rolling out some changes to Google Now on Tap that should make the feature much more useful. With the latest updates, you’ll be able to manually tap to select which portion of the screen you’d like more information on.

Says Google:

If you use Now on Tap in an app, email, chat, or news article with a lot of text, sometimes the results aren’t as precise as you’d like. Starting today, you can give Google  [Read More…]

Periscope to add topic search, let you keep your broadcasts forever

Periscope, Twitter’s app that lets you broadcast video live, has announced some additions that will be arriving soon. These include searching for broadcasts by title or topic and saving videos beyond 24 hours.

While previously Periscope broadcasts could only be stored for 24 hours, your videos will soon be saved indefinitely by default. From Periscope:

Our goal is to give you full control of your broadcasts. Soon, your broadcasts will be automatically saved  [Read More…]