When searching for something in Mac Finder in a folder, it can be frustrating to have Finder turn up all of the matches in all of the subfolders as well. Here’s how to make Finder only search the current folder, not subfolders, so that your Finder search will exclude and ignore subfolders.
Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday and the holidays in general, tis the season for online shopping. Have you ever read an Amazon review, and then later searched for that same review, only to not be able to find it? Frustrating, isn’t it? Here’s how to search for a particular review on Amazon.
This is quick little tutorial on how to search online for apps in the iTunes store, using your browser. You’d think it would be obvious as to how to search the iTunes store online, but Apple does not make it easy. In fact, the ‘search’ functon on the Apple site doesn’t help at all.
Google announced yesterday that they have started putting sponsored images in their Google image search results. By allowing Adwords advertisers to put image ads in the Google image search results, Google says that it is a new way “to be there and be useful for mobile shoppers.”
With the new Paypal interface, you may be wondering just “where the hell is my Paypal history?” And more specifically, how can I search my Paypal transaction history for an email address, a name, or a transaction or other ID, like you used to be able to do? If you are trying to find your Paypal history, here’s how to find and search your Paypal history with the new Paypal dashboard.
Today the Supreme Court unanimously held that a warrant is required to search a cell phone, in the case of Riley v. California. Warrentless searches of a cell phone are not ok.
Match.com is one of the oldest, and best known, dating sites in the world. But its longevity also means that its user interface (UI) is a bit old and clunky. One example is that it can be difficult to figure out how to perform a Match.com search by name – i.e. how to search Match.com by username. Here’s how.
Many consumers rely heavily on the reviews of others before making purchase decisions. Whether Amazon, Yelp, Trip Advisor or Expedia, consumer reviews tend to heavily influence all types of purchase decisions, from toasters to vacations.
It’s always interesting to look at your web logs, to analyze the search terms, and to see what sorts of strange paths people have taken to find you.
What a shame that you can’t do a Boolean or other sophisticated search on most dating sites. For example, maybe you are a man who wants to find a woman who loves snuggling, and she can be anywhere in the United States except California. Now, on Match.com or OKCupid.com or most other dating sites, you could do a keyword search for “snuggling”, and you can search the entire United States, or you can search one particular state. But you can’t search all of the states except California. Using this example, and the power of Google, we are going to show you how you can search a dating site for exactly the criteria you want.
We’re all familiar with the movies and stories about jurors who skirt or even violate rules in the name of “real justice” (one of our favorites is the little-known movie Suspect, with Liam Neeson, Dennis Quaid, John Mahoney (best known as Frasier’s dad), and Cher). But it’s become a serious problem as the confluence of Google, social media, and smartphones in the pocket of every juror has led to a phenomenon known as the “Googling juror”, or “digital disobedience”. Put simply, jurors are taking matters into their own hands, doing extra-curricular (and extra-legal) research, which is throwing trials, and even causing mistrials.
Today Google posted some news on their blog, along with the release of their Transparency Report, which shows increasing requests from the government for private user data. In fact, the report shows that, of all the governments in the world, the U.S. leads the pack in personal information requests.
Facebook’s new graph search feature is proving that it is good for so much more than just finding which of your friends watches The Walking Dead. You can also find out who on Facebook likes sexism, or young women with large breasts.
The social media world is buzzing with opinions about the new Myspace now that they have released the new version. Ever since it was announced that Justin Timberlake was one of the new partners involved in reviving the dead social media site, the Internet has been flooded with speculations as to how the newly revamped site will compare with Facebook, Pinterest, Pandora, Songza and, of course, how it compares with the old Myspace.