Articles tagged: search
The most searched-for term on the internet tells us something about people’s understanding (or lack of understanding) about how browsers and the internet work.
“The right to be forgotten” is a misleading and ineffectual technique to prevent people from finding information on the internet. Bottom line: it can’t work.
It’s absolutely critical you learn to recognize the difference between advertisements and actual search results.
Google’s search tools can help you find websites that have been tagged with particular dates. But be cautious; dates may not mean what you think.
It’s easy to search for files on your machine. Learn about the settings that dictate which parts of your machine get searched.
If I could have you prioritize one thing to improve your online experience, this would be it.
What do you do when you suddenly find yourself on the phone with a scammer? Step One: Be Skeptical!
When searching the internet, be both general and specific, and not too much of either.
Searching is an art of sorts. I’ll share two common mistakes searchers make, and my two-step approach to better search results.
Using the Command Prompt can often be quicker and clearer than Windows’ own built-in search function.
One small change to how the Start menu works, coupled with the increased power of Windows Search, and you might find yourself leaving significant parts of the Windows UI behind.
Downloading a file from the internet is easy – typically just a click or two. But knowing and controlling where downloads go takes a little more effort.
Start broad and refine is typically the best search strategy, unless you have something very specific to look for. I’ll show you how being more specific from the start can lead to finding the exact results you want.
So what does the internet really have to do with fence posts? It’s a great example that, among the twerking celebrities and cat memes, we have an incredible wealth of information right at our finger tips. I had a problem, and the internet helped me solve it.
Outlook’s PST or Personal STore is a single file that holds your email, contacts, and more. You can use Outlook itself to find the location of the file.
Windows Explorer is everywhere – yet finding Windows Explorer on the Start Menu is actually fairly difficult. We look at where Windows Explorer is, and some of the many other ways you can get to it.