50 Google Search Tips & Tricks


*+-While Google has moved on from just being a search engine and dipped into other markets, like mobile devices and even robotics, its roots still deal with searching the internet to find what you’re looking for. Here are ten Google Search tips and tricks that you may not know about. Searching for something on Google […]

Google Now Update Brings Android 5.0 Look to More Users


*+-If you’re one of the many patiently waiting for the Android 5.0 Lollipop update, you can get a similar look and feel on your device now using a few of Google’s recently updated apps. They’re nothing new, but this week Google updated both the Google Now Launcher, and the Google Search app delivering more Android […]

Find Your Ballot & Polls on iPhone & Android

Find who is on your ballot and where to vote using iPhone or Android.

*+-You can easily see who is on the ballot for the 2014 elections and where you should go to vote on November 4th, 2014 using Google Now and the Google Search App. Today is the 2014 MidTerm Elections, when voters choose state governors, attorney generals, vote on whop will go to Washington and local issues […]

How to Find Your Parked Car with Google Now

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*+-When it comes to driving and parking your car there is nothing worse than forgetting where you park. We’ve all been there. In a large city or enjoying a sporting event or Football game and you leave to a sea of cars, completely turned around with no clue where you parked. While there are plenty […]

How to Delete Your Internet Search History

Google Search History

*+-There are many reasons you may want to delete your internet search history, some of which are extremely valid. Here’s how to do it. First off, browser history and search history are two different things. This how-to guide will show you how to delete your search history, and we’ll work on a separate guide for […]

Fun Google Now Tricks

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*+-Google Now keeps getting better and better with each and every update. It isn’t just an answer to Apple’s Siri, it’s so much more than that. Google Now is a personal assistant that has access to Google Search at the blink of an eye. Part of it is giving you the right information at just […]

Google Update Delivers Voice-Activated Camera to Android

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*+-When it comes to using our smartphones to take pictures, manufacturers are always looking to improve how easy or fast the process is. Today Google’s introduced a new feature that should work with most Android smartphones and tablets, and we’ll explain how to use it below. Motorola has motion controls where the camera opens with […]

Why Do Google Search Results Look Different?

The old Google Search results.

*+-Frequent users of Google’s search engine may have noticed a few changes over the last couple of days. No, you’re not imagining them. Google’s introduced some slight tweaks to the way it renders users search results, and though none of them are huge, they do make for a cleaner, more airy experience. The first of […]

Google Turns Contacts into Relationships, Lets you “Call Mom”

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*+-Voice controls and search on mobile devices is nothing new, but Google Search has continued to improve with each and every update, that it is now becoming one of the most powerful and useful features of Android. As if Google didn’t automate enough things or know plenty about us already, the newest Google Search update […]

Google Search Update Hints at Upcoming Google Now Launcher


*+-As many Android users know, Google has been spending a lot of time and effort on Google Now and Search, not to mention made it a key feature on the Nexus 5. Originally called the Google Experience Launcher, Google could be preparing to release a launcher to the Play Store. Launchers take over the look […]

Google Easter Egg Brings Christmas Carols to Mobile

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*+-Google is getting into the holiday spirit this year in more ways than one. In fact, they’ve been adding features to many of its services all month long to help users enjoy the holiday and Christmas season even more. Last week they turned our smartphones into a snow globe, letting users shake their smartphones to […]

How to Use and Manage Google Now Reminders

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*+-Back in July of 2012 Android received one of the biggest and best features yet, and that is Google Now. Adding an entire user interface and set of tools, cards, and features to Google Search like never offered before. Now that it’s been available, and improved, it’s as powerful as ever. One of the best […]

Google Voice Search Learns to Speak French, German, And Japanese

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*+-Voice search is an extremely important part of Google Search, and is slowly but surely getting deeply integrated into our mobile devices. Android 4.4 KitKat is a prime example, bringing more and more features to Google Now and Search, not to mention all the “Ok, Google” voice commands. Google’s been busy this week with updates. […]

Google Now Begins to Integrate Data With Third-Party Apps

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*+-Google has updated its Google Search and Google Now application on Android to integrate search results with third-party applications. Now, when results are retrieved and delivered to the user, a button appears next relevant entries with the option that says “open in app” if you have the app installed. For example, if you’re searching for […]

Google Search for Windows Phone Gets Voice Search and More

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*+-Google and Windows Phone don’t have what we’d call a great relationship. From issues with a YouTube app and temporarily blocking Google Maps, the situation could use some improving, and today that’s exactly what is happening. This week Google finally updated its Search app for Windows Phone, and with it came a few much requested […]

Google Search Update Brings a Smarter Google Now

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*+-Last week reports suggested Google was preparing to update the Search and Google Now app for Android with a serious overhaul and additional features. Today this update arrived right on schedule, rolling out late last night to Android devices, and users can now expect a smarter and more chatty experience. Google Now is already one […]

Google Now Voice Search to Get Smarter and More Chatty Next Week


*+-A rumored planned upgrade to Google Search, which powers Google Now on Android, will give the digital voice assistant app a more conversationalist approach a la Siri. According to Wired writer Matthew Honan in his review of the Nexus 5, the added voice and speech features of Google Search and Google Now will be arriving on […]

Google Now for iOS Achieves Near Parity with Android

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*+-Google is updating its Search App for iOS 7 that will bring functionality almost, but not quite, on par with the native Android version. The 3.1.0 update will feature Notifications on iOS for the first time, a feature that has kept this key Google service from being truly useful on an iOS device. Notifications will […]

Google Now for iPhone Arrives Before Most Android Phones

Google Now for iPhone beats Android

*+-Google Now for iPhone, formally known as Google Search, is available on Apple’s smartphone before 98% of Android smartphones. Today Google delivered an updated version of Google Search, an iPhone app that now offers Google Now functionality to iPhone users. Anyone with an iPhone can download the app free of charge and start using the […]