Make Conversions With Google Even Easier With An Equals Sign

I’ve long known that Google will convert between units if you type a query into the search engine (or your browser search bar), such as “50 miles kilometres”. I hadn’t realised that if you simply use an equals sign, Google will make an educated guess at the unit you’re aiming for.


Sunrise Adds Search And Google Calendar Event Push

iOS: Sunrise, our favourite calendar for iOS, added a couple of handy new features to its iOS app today, including the ability search for events and a new push setting for Google Calendar.


Quickly Build YouTube Playlists With A Search Shortcut

Playlists are one of the key elements in making YouTube into the ultimate music streaming service. Speed up that process by using a search shortcut.


Nova Launcher Adds A Searchable App Drawer And New Animations

Android: Nova, our favourite Android Launcher, just got some cool updates. It brings sexy new transitions and an app drawer search feature for the power user who simply has too many pages of apps to navigate.


Use Google Search To Show Future Events From Your Calendar And Email

So here’s a handy Google feature I’d somehow failed to notice: if you’re signed in to your Google account and you search for the phrase “calendar November”, Google will show events that it knows about based on your email, calendar entries and behaviour.


Cheetyr Is A Searchable Shortcut Cheat Sheet For Designers And Devs

If you’re a regular user of Photoshop, Illustrator or do general web development, you probably find yourself drowning in a flood of keyboard shortcuts. Cheetyr helps make sense of them with a searchable database of keyboard shortcuts for several common apps and services.


GraphiTabs Groups, Searches And Suspends Tabs In A Tree-Style View

Chrome: Google Chrome has limited space for tab names, and they are also a resource hog. GraphiTabs is a tree-style tab management extension, which can open, close and suspend tabs in groups, as well as search through names.


Create A Chrome Search Shortcut With A Right Click

Chrome: Many of you probably know how to search a specific site within the Chrome Omnibox using keyword bookmarks. You may not know that you can actually do it from lots of sites with a simple right click.


Paranoid Paul Monitors Terms Of Service And Alerts You Of Changes

Keeping track of changes to terms of service or privacy policies on websites is incredibly difficult, because they change so frequently. Paranoid Paul is a web app that let’s you pick services and get alerts when the policy changes.


HouseTrip For iOS Finds Things For You To Do On Holidays

HouseTrip is a service similar to Airbnb that puts holiday homeowners in contact with people looking for a short-term rental. The new iOS app includes a messaging tool so you can speak to the homeowner, alerts you to attractions in the area, and helps you to plan your itinerary.