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The Tiny, Essential Google Tricks for Way Better Search Results

Are you using Google effectively as possible? If you’re just entering words into the search field without using these totally basic but totally essential tricks to improve your results, you’re missing out. We like to think of ourselves as Google ninjas at Lifehacker, but even we need a reminder of these crucial…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Use This Modified Google Search URL to Avoid Spoilers

We’re sorry, Chaim Gartenberg. The Verge reporter recently learned a harsh lesson about the power of Google’s autocomplete feature when he tried to do an innocent search for a character from the brand-new God of War game. Wham! Spoiler, right there in the autocomplete field. He didn’t even make it to the…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The Gluten Project is a Search Engine For Finding GFCO-Certified Gluten-Free Products

A good friend of mine has Celiac disease, which means he can’t eat any gluten. While eating “gluten-free” has for some reason turned into the hip thing to do in recent years, for him it’s a serious health concern that makes going out to eat or grocery shopping a whole ordeal.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Gluten Project is a Search Engine For Finding GFCO-Certified Gluten-Free Products

A good friend of mine has Celiac disease, which means he can’t eat any gluten. While eating “gluten-free” has for some reason turned into the hip thing to do in recent years, for him it’s a serious health concern that makes going out to eat or grocery shopping a whole ordeal.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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This New Mobile Browser Helps You Search Faster 

iOS/Android: I hate mobile browsing. When I open Safari, I’m usually trying to google something quickly, then go back to my other apps. Lately I’ve been trying the mobile browser Cake, publicly released for iOS and Android today, and it’s made searching much faster.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Search Flickr Better With Google Images

At a for-profit editorial outlet like Lifehacker, when we need an image for our posts, we can’t just do a Google image search and slap up the first result. We have to use properly licensed photos. Sometimes we use our own original photos, sometimes Getty images that we pay for, sometimes the millions of Flickr […]

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Use the Wayback Machine to Save Your Favorite Sites Forever

Sites are constantly changing, updating with stories and even new layouts, making it a challenge to find something you read or saw years ago. If your online writing is on a third-party site, anything they do could spell the end of your work online. In today’s political climate, keeping a record of political promises…Read more… […]

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Use the Wayback Machine to Save Your Favorite Sites Forever

Sites are constantly changing, updating with stories and even new layouts, making it a challenge to find something you read or saw years ago. If your online writing is on a third-party site, anything they do could spell the end of your work online. In today’s political climate, keeping a record of political promises…Read more… […]

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Google Can Now Remove Leaked Medical Records From Search Results

If there’s something you don’t like about yourself on the web, usually Google isn’t going to remove it from search results. If you complain, though, Google will remove web pages that include your bank account numbers and other sensitive information. And recently, they added medical records to the list of things they…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Keep Your Personal Data Out of Google Search (Or Not)

Google’s been making strides toward the creepy over the past few weeks. Last week the company figured out how to tie real-world credit card transactions to its own advertising network to further its ad platform effectiveness. This week, Google has started experimenting on some user’s search pages: they’ll take your…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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