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11 Google Tricks That Will Change the Way You Search

If you never knew these search functions in Google, well you do now! This is really how Google search was meant to be used.

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Google Search’s learning curve is an odd one. You use it every day, but still all you know is how to search. But the search engine has plenty of tricks up its sleeve.

Here’s an overview of some of the most useful Google search tricks, from basic tips to new features just recently released.

1. Use quotes to search for an exact phrase.

This one’s a well-known, simple trick: searching a phrase in quotes will yield only pages with the same words in the same order as what’s in the quotes. It’s one of the most vital search tips, especially useful if you’re trying to find results containing a specific a phrase.

2. Use an asterisk within quotes to specify unknown or variable words.

Here’s a lesser known trick: searching a phrase in quotes with an asterisk replacing a word will search all variations of that phrase. It’s helpful if…

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Spoil-Free Review: Guardians of the Galaxy

This is such a great movie, it is a must see! The acting is great, and it’s pretty funny too.

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“Well that shit just happened”. Basically those were my thoughts leaving Guardians of Galaxy. I expected greatness when I went to go see Marvel’s newest monster hit, if I hadn’t I wouldn’t have seen it at 9:45 on a Thursday in Imax 3D. But there was no part of me, not even the most optimistic bone in my body—which is coincidentally my femur–that ever expected anything that awesome. My second thought when leaving the theater was, “Oh poor DC Comics.” I mean Marvel is just turning these stupendous movies one after the other and DC has been all but relegated to network TV, and not just network TV but the CW which has never once produced a show that wasn’t bad. I mean what did we expect from the station that used to be The WB—the original home of the modern day minstrel show before Tyler Perry was Tyler…

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Free Andriod Calorie-Tracker App and others from Amazon App Store

There is a 2-day Amazon App Store sale going on right now that has a calorie tracking app and 29 others free of charge for the duration of the promotion. The apps are a mix of productivity, utility, and casual. Calorie Tracking App Amazon App Store Promotion  

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Defending Lebron James

Side Note: A lot of people are giving Lebron James flack for not being able to finish Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Spurs. He sat out the 4th quarter with what was reported as severe cramps. Everyone wants to compare him to other greats and their extenuating circumstances in Finals games. The… Continue reading Defending Lebron James