Ask Google Now For Directions 'To My Hotel' Or Nearby Restaurants

With Google Now, you can say “Navigate to Home” and it knows where that is. Now, Google has added the ability to use that same feature for your hotel, if you have an itinerary in your email.


Filter Twitter By Number Of Retweets For Better Search Results

We already know that Twitter search is pretty useful for things beyond sharing your breakfast. However, there are some undocumented search operators that you can use to filter out the junk.


Compose Emails And Search Your Gmail Inbox From Chrome's Address Bar

Chrome’s omnibar can be used for more than just searching and typing URLs. If you use Gmail, you can use the address bar to search your emails and compose new messages.


The Hidden Keyboard Shortcut For Images In Your Browser: S+Right-Click

Take a second to hold down the “S” key and right-click on any image on the web. Whoa, right?


Search Everything Indexes Your Android For Instant Searching

Android: Instant search is something you’re probably used to on your computer. Search Everything brings the same feature to Android so you can find whatever you’re looking for in a flash.


Searchr Enhances Search On iOS With Custom Searches And Actions

iPhone: Spotlight is pretty handy on iOS, but it’s not perfect. It’s also not that customisable if you want to add your own services. Searchr is a tool that allows you to do both.


Google's New Account History Page Helps Further Control Your Privacy

Google tracks a lot of what you do online. Much of this is to improve your search results or to assist with Google Now. Google’s updated Account History page now allows you to “pause” or delete Google’s information about you.


Search Twitter More Efficiently With These Search Operators

There is a lot of information on Twitter. Use these search operators to help weed out the useful posts from the posts about what someone is having for dinner.


Use Google Image Search To Match Unmatchable Clothing

All of us have at least one item of clothing that’s tough to pair up with other things without looking ridiculous. Whether you bought it on a whim or it was a gift, I Am Alpha M has a simple but smart tip to help you wear it well: Use Google image search to find matches for it.


Customise Spotlight In iOS For Quicker Searches

Spotlight is an awesome way to search for stuff, launch apps and even quickly Google things in iOS. But it’s really only as good as you make it. Finer Things In Tech reminds us that to make it really useful, you’ll need to customise what Spotlight shows you.