It’s frustrating to make a typo when you’re trying to visit a website for the first time. Then, because your browser hates you, it will attempt to autocomplete to the wrong website — like netflux or faceboik — whenever you start to type the correct address into your address bar.
Looking up directions on Google Maps is a little clunky on the desktop. You have to select your starting location, your destination and your method of transport. But if you’re on Chrome, you can build three shortcuts to get directions right from the address bar, without a single click.
We’ve long sung the praises of Google’s site-specific searches, but unless you create a bookmark with a keyword, Firefox’s awesomebar doesn’t like the site: search operator. Reader shows us how to make it work.