SearchMyFiles is an alternative to the standard "search for files and folders" module of Windows. It allows you to easily search files...
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Microsoft and Windows Phone makers are experimenting with new OS licensing options in an attempt to try to grow Windows Phone's market share beyond four percent globally.
Microsoft looks to be ready to trade OEMs a cheaper version of Windows 8.1 in exchange for shipping new devices with Bing preloaded as the default search engine.
Microsoft is giving its search experience on Windows Phone 8 devices an overhaul. Here are more details on how and when Microsoft will be delivering these updates.
Microsoft officials are confirming and expanding on many of the new features that are part of the Windows 'Blue' 8.1 release, including the enhanced search capabilities.
Microsoft's Bing is morphing from a 'mere' search engine into more of a service that will power next-generation devices Windows Blue PCs and tablets, as well as the Xbox One.
Registry Finder is a small fast utility that searches the Windows registry for specified strings. It was designed bearing in mind two...
The search giant cited a lack of users as the main reason why it will not develop Windows 8 or Windows Phone 8 applications.
Google's search suggestions for Windows 8 are like a treasure map for haters. But guess what Bing users see when they begin typing Google-related searches?
Lock down Windows XP/Vista/7/8 and create a virtual embedded environment. Inteset's inexpensive Secure Lockdown version 2.0 - Internet...
The app, similar to those available for iOS and the BlackBerry OS, lets users search online without needing to fire up a browser. However, it will not work on Windows RT-based systems such as the Surface tablet that will go on sale this Friday.
Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) is shaping up to be a controversial release, with a solution for dual-booting with Windows 8 and a new online scope for Dash search providing Amazon shopping suggestions.
Google's purchase of the popular Frommer's series of travel guides gives it a premium source of information to combine with its search products. It also poaches a partner that exclusively provides data for a featured app in Windows 8.
The Handwrite setting on iOS and Android devices allows input for Google search terms by writing anywhere on the phone/tablet screen. Google has entered the input by handwriting arena, albeit in a limited fashion, ahead of the release of Windows 8 with its similar function.
Microsoft is moving its Bing Search programming interface to the Windows Azure Marketplace and turning it into a paid subscription service.
Microsoft news round-up for this week includes a possible new Nokia Windows Phone, tidbits on the Xbox dashboard fall preview, new comScore search data and more.
What's your next desktop OS or desktop manager going to look like? Have you been sucked into the dumbed-down, new-fangled garbage floating your way or are you going retro?
There's a slightly weird, slightly sad video for the TellMe service that Microsoft bought, merged into its own voice recognition offerings and used for the voice recognition, control and search on Windows Phone. It shows a Siri-style service that fast-forwards a couple of gal pals through planning and celebrating a wedding - only with the kind of really long-term interactions you need to accomplish anything more complex than a Web search or putting an appointment in the diary.
Microsoft has provided a detailed explanation of how desktop search will work in Windows 8, spelling out a future where the default results will all be apps.In a blog post on Tuesday, Search, View and Command User Experience Team program manager Brian Uphoff described how search would work on Windows 8's new Metro user interface.
You don't need the Run dialog, the pinned taskbar icons or even live tiles in the Windows 8 Start screen; you just need to start typing.Press the Start button, start typing the name of the app you want, or the file you want, or the control panel setting, and a list of matches appears on the Start screen (app first, but you can click Documents and Settings in the filter on the right - or choose any of the apps that have a search contract in the list to see specialised results).
The criminal gangs that specialize in malware love search engines, because they represent an ideal vector for getting Windows users to click on links that lead to potentially dangerous Trojans. The latest attack targets ads, and the social engineering is frighteningly good.
Looking no doubt to boost its Google TV offering, the search giant has purchased yet another company, in this case SageTV, which provides an alternative software option to Windows Media Center. At first blush, it may seem like a redundant exercise, since being the hub for your digital media is the whole point of Google TV already.
Microsoft's implementation of email retrieval settings on Windows Phone 7 is to blame for Yahoo Mail customers using unexpectedly large amounts of data on that smartphone platform, Yahoo has said.In the latest twist to the search for culpability over the issue — some users have been consuming 25 times the data that should be needed to retrieve Yahoo Mail emails on Windows Phone 7 handsets — Yahoo said on Wednesday that Microsoft was responsible.
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