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Do You Miss Google's Old School Look?

Yesterday, Google's desktop search page got a redesign. Now it looks the same as Google's mobile and tablet search pages—bigger titles and, notably, no more underline for linked text. Did you notice? And if you did, which do you prefer? Read More >>

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Google Search Can Now Answer Questions About Your Specific Life

With the promise of conversational search, it's pretty clear that Google's ultimate goal is to become your very own, sci-fi, voice controlled personal assistant. And the new features Google's adding to search bring us even closer that reality. Read More >>

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Google Barely Shows Real Search Results on Google.com Now

Google it. Everyone who has ever connected to the Internet knows what that means. But should it really mean use Google to search for/find something on the Internet? Or should it be a term for being bombarded with ads and white space when you're looking for something. Google.com's search results have all just become links to Google's own services. Read More >>

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Google Thinks 'Gayest' and 'Worst' Mean the Same Thing

When you search for something on Google, it knows what you're looking for even if you're not saying it exactly. Google search is smart like that. Like if you search for 'hilarious videos', Google will also show you results for 'funny videos' too (words that Google equates as synonyms pop up in bold in Google search results). Which is why it's troubling that Google thinks 'gayest' and 'worst' mean the same thing. Read More >>

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Here's Everything Google Unveiled Last Night at I/O

Although this year's Google I/O is all about developers and tools, Google unveiled a lot for the users too. No sign of Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie, just a 4.3 Jelly Bean update, but everything from search, chat, gaming, Maps, Music, and Google+ got a feature-filled refresh. We even got a bloat-free Samsung Galaxy S4 "Google Edition" to call our own. Here's everything Google fired out into the ether last night. Read More >>

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Did Google Just Try to Totally Change How Search Works?

Google might have just added a huge feature to Search. It's trying to make it conversational, like a Google Now for the desktop. Read More >>

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Are Google Searches Racist?

It's tough to imagine computers and robots and electrical wiring being racist but a Harvard study has found "significant discrimination" in advertising results depending on the perceived race of the name you search for. Names typically associated with black people produced more ads related to crime. Searches for white names would be harmless. Read More >>

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Google Search iPhone App Redesigned For Speed and Beauty

Google Search version 2.0 is now available in the App Store. The "complete" redesign is much better suited to mobile browsing than its predecessor. According to Google, the app got a big speed boost, but what will likely make people staring down at a 3.5-inch iPhone screen happiest is full-screen image search. No more squinting! The app also makes getting to your desired information easier with swipe navigation and a built-in text finder. [iTunes via 9to5Mac] Read More >>

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Google Knowledge Graph: Search Results Packed With Worlds Information

Google search has always been about connecting you to information. The new Google Knowledge Graph makes the process faster than ever by delivering a summary of important info on your search results page. Read More >>

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Google Search: It's Like Chrome on Your iPad

I like Chrome. In fact it's my browser of choice. I like it so much I wish there was an iOS version. Well, Google has updated it's Google Search app so that it looks and feels sort of like Chrome. Read More >>

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