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Google knows how to keep things nice and excited don’t they? Just when we thought that Google search for mobile couldn’t get any better, the makers of the Android have gave us a pleasant surprise through a mobile feature named Handwrite search. Yes, this means you now have the flexibility to handwrite your search on the search page and view your search results. Steps to activate this cool feature await you after the break.
Google in what seems to be a search personalization move, has rolled out Google Stars. Relate this concept with the stars feature in Gmail and you will come to terms with the purpose of this newly launched feature. Stars allows you to mark your favorite search results which will appear on top the next time you search for a similar term. The advantage of course is now you can access your favorite/bookmarked search results right on top. What’s great here is that you can star your maps as well.
Google has added a cool new feature to its search engine. The new feature is named Nearby which is essentially a local search option. As the name suggests, it allows you to restrict the search results to just your locality or local area for that matter.
Google is expected to launch a new version of its search engine called Google Caffeine pretty soon. Google during August announced that it was working on a new version of Google Search called Google Caffeine. With reference to the latest development, it is pretty clear that the product has been completed. We might be seeing the public launch of Google Caffeine pretty soon.
Google the most powerful search engine of all time. Today Google will host a press event called Searchology, right after the two years after launching universal search. According to Google, the event will “offer an insider’s perspective on Search including recent search innovations. Speakers will include VP of Search Engineering, Udi Manber, and VP of Search Products and User Experience, Marissa Mayer.”
Even if you didn’t get an invitation, you’ll be able to see the presentations through a webcast.
Who: Google Inc.
What: Live webcast of Google’s upcoming Searchology press event to be held at its Mountain View, Calif. headquarters.
When: Tuesday, May 12th, 10:00am – 11:30am PDT
There is no information about the product launch or anything else, but it is suspected that the search engine will include some new features that have been tested in the past months. Google wants to expose some advanced search options that allow you to refine the results without opening a new page. The options are available in a sidebar that’s collapsed by default, but it can be expanded by clicking on “Search options”.
You’ll be able to restrict the results to forums, videos, reviews and recent pages. There’s an option that lets you customize the snippets by making them longer or by showing thumbnails. Google wants to make the process of refining queries more fun and exploratory by adding a “wonder wheel” of suggestions.