Archive for the ‘search’ Category

Siri is a virtual personal assistant that lives in your iPhone.  It can help you find a place to get a bite to eat, show you movie listings, and even remind you to call your Mom on her birthday. You have two options when using Siri – You can type out what you’re looking for […]


I finally got around to checking out Google Search integration with Gmail today and it turned out to be more useful than I had anticipated. You see, I’m getting ready for my Mom to come visit me in San Francisco this weekend and now, instead of copying and pasting numerous Google search results of places […]


ShinySearch allows you to create a customized homepage with almost zero effort.  It comes loaded with links to most email services, social networking sites, news sites and popular Web destinations. All you need to do is go to ShinySearch.com and select a theme and give it a name.   There’s no sign up and no need […]


Kikin is an add-on that puts relevant search results for Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Amazon, eBay, and iTunes above your regular search results from sites like Google, Yahoo, and Bing.  It works with Firefox, IE, and Safari.   After you install it just perform your searches like you normally would.  Kikin will appear on the results […]


Redbeacon is a service that connects service providers (anything from a handyman to an accountant) to consumers who need such services. On the requesting end, all you need to do is select the service that you need, enter in the date(s) and time that you’d like it done, and add any important information that will […]


InvisibleHand is a Firefox Add-on that will alert you if a product you’re viewing can be purchased on another Website at a lower price. The way it works is simple:  Browse for products on sites like Best Buy, Amazon, OverStock, Borders, etc. and if a lower price is available somewhere else, InvisibleHand will slide open […]


ShowtimeFu is a really simple site that helps you do pretty much one thing:  See what movies are playing nearby at any time during the day. All you need to do is enter in your location and click on search.  ShowtimeFu will show you every movie playing nearby with showtimes and theaters.  You can filter […]