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Search Engine Showdown: Google Vs Bing

Google has been synonymous with search for years, and Bing — poor Bing — quickly became synonymous with sarcasm about why anyone would ever use Bing. Believe it or not, though, the two search engines aren’t as different as the jokes would have you believe.

13 Awesome Wolfram Alpha Tricks For The Average Person

Wolfram Alpha is a great search engine for data geeks, but it has plenty of computation tricks up its sleeve that are useful for the rest of us too. Here are some of the most useful.

How To Turn Off Address Bar Search Predictions In Every Browser

Google’s search predictions that pop up in the URL bar of modern browsers are often useful, but they’re just as often an annoyance. If you’d prefer to ditch them altogether, it’s really easy to do and it just depends on which browser you’re using.

Nimble Crams Wolfram Alpha Into Your Mac's Menu Bar

Mac: Wolfram Alpha is packed with a ton of great info, but it’s easy to forget about it sometimes. Nimble is a little menu bar app that will stuff that search engine into your Mac’s menu bar.

How To Find The Best Woodworking Plans Online For Any Project

Woodworking is a skill that you can take as far as you want. The more you learn, the more complex projects you’ll be able to tackle. But no matter your skill level, your project can always benefit from plans someone else has made. Here’s how to find plans for just about any project online.

Bing2Google Redirects Windows 10's Bing Web Searches To Google

Windows 10 brings a ton of sweet new features. Among them, you can now search the web directly from the Start menu. However, it will always use Bing. The Bing2Google extension for Chrome will redirect your searches to Google instead.

5 Custom Searches You Should Enable In Your Browser Right Now

Custom search engines are one of the coolest features of any modern browser. With just a few keystrokes, you can search Wikipedia right from your address bar, do a custom Google search for Lifehacker articles, or even get driving directions to a specific location. Here are five searches you should enable right now.

SEO For Nice People

Blogger and developer Matt Gemmell has gazed into the dark side of of search engine optimisation (SEO), and while he understands the value of having your personal site, your blog or your company’s website rank well in search results, he’s not willing to sell his soul to do it. Instead, he’s written a simple guide to SEO for the less cut-throat.

Bing Reveals Detailed Interior Maps Of US Airports

Finding your way around a new airport — at least major ones in the US — just got a little easier with the help of Bing search. The new airport maps show you the location of terminals, ticket counters, restrooms, eateries, ATMs and more.

How To Go Google-Free On The Web

Last year, Gina switched to Yahoo for her search because she felt Google already had enough of her data. Over at our gadget-obsessed sibling site Gizmodo, blogger John Herrman took things a little further, ditching all of Google’s apps. He explains:

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