Posts Tagged ‘Google Instant’

Tips to Master Google Chrome

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

Here are a couple of simple-yet-useful pointers that might come in handy for new users of Google Chrome …

Google Chrome is one of the leading web browsers and it has become increasingly popular with tech savvy folks as well as those who aren’t quite as tech savvy. The simplicity, usability and technicality make it one of the best browsers. Google Chrome is compatible with almost all the Operating Systems such as Windows, Mac or Linux. Google Chrome, though very simple to use, has a lot of features which are unknown and untested by many users. These features can enhance the usability of the browser and provide you with greater efficiency when browsing the web. Following are a few tips which can be used to enhance the performance of the Chrome web browser.


Google Hiding Search Results Pages

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

I noticed this too when I did a Google search yesterday. Turning off that annoying Google Instant feature seemed to take care of the problem.

A few months ago, if you would have asked me why you are only seeing one page of results in Google Search, I would have told you that this is because you have searched for an exotic term that does not yield more than a handful of results.

Today however I witnessed for the first time that Google seems to be experimenting with their search results listings (again), by artificially limiting the results to the first page. What happens? You search for a phrase in Google and see the usual first page of the search results. At the top it gives the page number found for the term, lets say 400k.


Turn Off, Disable Google Instant Search

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

If you prefer the good, old non-Instant Google search, then here you go …

Google Instant is being rolled out and will become available to users in select countries in the next few days. As with every major change there are users who do not want to use the new feature. Some of the reasons for disabling Google Instant may be the additional bandwidth requirements, or that Google Search has become “to fast” for the eyes.


Google Instant Means Search Results Before You Finish Typing

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

The “Instant” feature is kind of handy when you’re searching for something, and you’re not quite sure how its spelled … but also kind of annoying/distracting when you already know what you’re looking for.

‘Streaming results’ will save two to five seconds on every 25-second query, says search executive Marissa Mayer – but SEO people may be less happy

Google unveiled a new version of its search engine on Wednesday night: Google Instant, which produces results before you have finished typing and offers suggestions for what you wanted to look for.