Thursday, January 12, 2012
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What exactly is a search engine??? If we go by the definition, it is highly complicated and garnished by what programmers call as “algorithms”…well in simple words, a search engine is a friend while we are in distress. It helps us find out the most appropriate things which we long for in the vast ocean of websites. The faster the search is, the happier we are.
Here are 5 websites which helps you to search anything on the internet:
Google has become the bible of internet. Everyone knows how to Google!!! It has several features apart from access to billions of websites like query refinement, spell checker, calculators and even package tracking of your shipment... Amazing website…with amazing speed.Google Search is the most usedand most popular search engine which receives millions of queries each day through its variety of services.
Ask is the answer to all your queries which you may call as an “question answering service”. It finds its “answers” from websites or through real people too. ASK and you have an answer to all of your personal, professional, spiritual,etcetc. complications. Ask is one of the best search engines and has many great search features.
Bing is a colorful search engine for its unique feature of changing of background image every day. These images are of various places, animals etc and also contains information about the image. It’s a product of Microsoft. It has Hotmail "Quick Add" feature where people can insert Bing search results directly into their own emails. Another add-on for Bing is that one can search within a certain website on the Bing results page itself!
Yahoo! Search is too good for its advanced search options. It pins down a specific search and helps the user to find his/her exact needs. Websites are too many but Yahoo makes search easier. It is the second largest web search portal in the web. Another add on is SearchScan which tell users about viruses and spam websites provided the same has to be enabled.
Aol Search is powered by Google by has many features which Google Search does not provide. You can save your searches and delete them even without signing in. This feature is computer specific. It provides quick answers to short and specific questions.