Look Up Movies, Music And Locations With An OS X Shortcut

MAC: Command+Control+D has always been a handy shortcut for looking up the definition of a word on the Mac, but now in Yosemite you can look up a heck of a lot more, including suggestions from iTunes and the App Store.


Isabel Diagnoses Your Health Symptoms, Based On Tools Used By Doctors

Google is not the best place to start looking up your symptoms. Instead, check out Isabel, a powerful symptom checker that’s based on a tool used by over 100 hospitals and doctors’ offices.


What Google's Mobile Search Changes Actually Do

When you search Google on a mobile device, any website that is not mobile-friendly will be harder to find from today.


Chrome For iOS Gets Notification Center Search And Pull To Refresh

iPhone: Google has updated Chrome for iOS with a few handy new features. It now includes a pull-to-refresh gesture, a way to search from the Notification Center, and new suggested answers in the address search bar.


Flashlight, The App That Powers Up Spotlight, Is Out Of Beta

Mac: We loved Flashlight when it first launched as an experiment and today it’s officially out of beta. That means it’s a little more stable and faster, and has a bunch of new plugins.


How To Research Like A Journalist When The Internet Doesn't Deliver

The internet is full of information, but sometimes what you’re looking for needs a different approach. Whether you’re looking for public records, family trees, or really old archives, it’s time to do some offline digging like an old-school journalist. Here’s how to get started.



Google Adds Cocktail Recipes To Knowledge Graph Search Results

Today, Google announced that it will be adding mixed drink recipes to search results. You can ask Google how to make a number of mixed drinks and Google will give you a list of ingredients and preparation instructions.


Perform Calculations And Converstions Right From The Chromebook App Launcher

Chromebook’s browser-based operating system may be focused on the web, but its built-in app launcher has a few tricks up its sleeve — including performing calculations and conversions without ever opening up a web page.


How Tinder Helped Me Find The Best Bars In A New City 

We all know Tinder is the go-to app for hookups, but it turns out it’s also a killer way to ask around and find the best bars and restaurants in a city.