Google's addition of Suggest auto-complete suggestions to its main search box isn't going to be universally popular; one Lifehacker reader commented speedily that it was potentially a major nuisance. If you don't want suggestions for what you're looking for — perhaps because you prefer accessing your own query history — relief is at hand. As the Google Operating System reveals, going to Google's Preferences pane, and selecting 'Do not provide query suggestions in the search box' will switch off Suggest. (The option won't appear if Suggest hasn't been enabled when you access it.)
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Housing affordability, high house prices and rents are attracting plenty of media attention right now. The latest figures on house prices, mortgages, number of first time buyers and so on are dissected by journalists and commentators as if this is an issue of recent origin. In fact what we have here is a long-term structural problem that has been neglected for decades.