Tag: search

Google Home – Review

Something is happening in your home. We’re already totally lost without the internet inside the house, and we fully expect the same connectivity out of the home too. Trouble is, we’re all turning into phone zombies. We’re staring down at our screens and there’s lots of dangerous driving …

Easily solving pub arguments is affecting your brain

No, we’re not talking about Dave the know it all – although he might not be good for your health either. The real issue is your brain power and the internet, or rather our continued reliance on offloading most of our brain work onto it. This isn’t the …

OK Google – Is it me or are you getting better at this?

On a drive home last week I remembered that I had to get some supplies for the regular “Dad Camp” that I take my son on twice a year. It’s a weekend away with a number of other dads where we completely ban gadgets and take the kids …

Google handed $1 billion to Apple for search provider privilege

Further embarrassing news for Google today following our earlier story revealing just how much Android makes. Today Bloomberg reports that Google paid $1 billion in 2014 to ensure that they were the default search provider on the iPhone and iPad. It seems that the deal was done on …

Google add voice search to their iOS search app

In much the same way that a few lucky Android Jelly Bean users have been using Google Now, Google will soon be updating the search app for iOS. Introducing Voice Search on your mobile device In the latest version of the Google Search App for iOS and Android, …

Google search updated on Android

You may have received an update on your Android phone this morning which improves the Google Search functionality. There’s now a clearer and faster interface with enhanced search suggestions as you type. Google have also added better local suggestions and you can long-press on older items to hide …

Google updates iPad search app

Google have just given their iPad search app a fairly substantial overhaul. The updated app features a much slicker UI with an integrated browser that slides across to display websites when you click on search results. It’s a feature quite reminiscent of Twitter for iPad. The app also …

Google Search App for iOS

Earlier this week Google released a new version of their Google Mobile App for iOS. The newly dubbed Google Search App has a new UI which in my opinion makes it nicer to use than Google Search on Android. The default view gives you a text search box …

Google launch Instant Previews for mobile

Some of you may have noticed a new magnifying glass icon appearing next to your search results over the last few days. Clicking on these icons launches a new Instant Previews feature which Google has just introduced. They provide a great way for visually searching through sites when …