When I first used the Windows 8 App Store, the most confusing thing I found was the ability to search apps. Usually, app stores come with a search bar for searching apps by entering relevant keywords. A good example of this functionality can be found in Google Play or the Apple App Stores. However, the Windows 8 App Store does not offer a built-in search bar, as the functionality is Continue Reading →
There are many services and apps which offer movie recommendations according to the films that are searched by the user. Similar Movies is one such app which provides movie recommendations according to movies searched by the user. With this free iOS app, you can search for films and get an auto-generated list of similar movies that match the search criteria. Similar Movies, uses several indicators to isolate films that may Continue Reading →
Browseye is an extension for Firefox, Chrome And Safari that helps quickly locate relevant data from webpages by hiding irrelevant content. Browseye is basically an extended version of the CTRL+F command with more convenient options to identify relevant information from within a webpage by highlighting paragraphs and chunks of text that contain the defined content.
There comes a time when one finds worthy software that is available for free. Just when you think that this is too good to be true, you realize that it is! Such software are often packed with a half-baked code and Adware (not entirely illegal to use), which ends up hijacking your browser. This means that your default browser search (usually Google) is taken over by an unknown and annoying Continue Reading →
MenuSearch is a free Mac OS X application which adds a search utility to the Mac Menu Bar. It supports a number of Internet search engines including: Google Yahoo Bing Wikipedia Daum (Korean) Naver (Korean) Baidu (Chinese) Yandex (Russian) The search history can also be displayed and the search field made semi-transparent in the menubar. You can search the web quickly using a hotkey, such as Control-S to speed up Continue Reading →
Google Maps Fast Easy Search is aChromeextension that allows user to instantly search locations via Google Maps. All that is required is to click Google Maps icon next to the address bar and enter your desired location to initiate search on Google Maps. It also provide location suggestions to help you with searching one specific location quickly. Since it integrates with Chrome right-click context menu, search can also be performed Continue Reading →
GNOME Activity Journal (formerly known as GNOME Zeitgeist) is Linux based application which is designed to easily find files from your local locations. It keeps a chronological record that contains user activity information that can be easily used to find and open recently used and downloaded content. For example, let say, you download a video from YouTube which is saved to a folder that you are having problem finding. Instead Continue Reading →