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Hit Escape To Clear Google Instant’s Search Box

Hit Escape To Clear Google Instant’s Search Box

Say what you want about Google Instant, but it’s got some pretty awesome keyboard shortcuts. Google-centric blog Google Operating System lets us know of one more: Just hit Escape to move back up to the search box and type a new query.

Saving Two Seconds Isn’t Worth It For Humans

Saving Two Seconds Isn’t Worth It For Humans

Google has been making constant tweaks to its search service since rolling out Google Instant, and a common justification for each change is that it can save you even more time when searching. I’m all for making search services faster and better, but when we’ve reached the point where we’re…