How to Search Google Using Your Handwriting

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Do you type faster than you write? You can put your handwriting and typing speed to the test with your next Google Search.

Using your handwriting to search with Google.com has existed since a 2012 update to the search engine. Let’s see how you can enable the setting and use it for your everyday searches.

How to Search Google Using Your Handwriting

The idea is to use handwriting recognition on your touch-enabled devices and make search more convenient. Handwrite for web search on mobile phones and tablets allows you to write anywhere on the Google.com screen. There is no special box or interface. Enable […]

The Best Search Engine for You

Over the years, Google has left its humble origins behind to become one of the largest companies in the world, offering a wide range of devices and services.

To keep those services free, Google records data about you and uses it to display targeted advertising—their main source of revenue. As the debate around online privacy ramps up, many people are looking for an alternative.

Fortunately, DuckDuckGo might be the privacy-focused search engine you’ve been looking for.

What Is DuckDuckGo?

DuckDuckGo describes itself as “the search engine that doesn’t track you.” Most search engines collect search data, with Google even linking that data to your […]

How to Declutter Your Data With No Regrets (But Keep What You Need)

One effective way to worry less about your data is to have less of it to worry about. To get there, you’ll need to redefine the word “important” to mean “impossible to get your hands on in future for free”.

With that definition as our guide, let’s explore the kind of data you can consider reducing from your digital life. Also, let’s see how you can access the relevant information once again if you need it in future.

Dump Bookmarks and Search as You Go

Nothing gets deleted from the internet, ever. The upside of that? You can find anything you need with […]

How to Exclude Specific Domains in Google Search Results

There’s no denying the power of Google search operators. With just a little added effort, you can make sure that you’re finding exactly the content you’re looking for—and one way to do that is to exclude results from sites that you don’t care about.

How to Exclude Keywords in Google Search Results

When it comes to excluding specific keywords or items from your search results, all you need to do is place a hyphen in front of the word without a space.

So if you wanted to search for articles about macro lenses for photography but didn’t want anything about Nikon, you would use […]