It was Ramadan!

I was reading this ResearchBuzz article about searching for duration since Star Trek - Trouble with Tribbles episode was released, reportedly on 29th December, 1967. And not that I ever watched Star Trek or know anything about the episode, I just tried what she did and searched the date 29 December 1967 on Wolfram Alpha […]

Use Sprixi to find free images

It’s always frustrating for me when trying to find an image to use, and I have to keep searching forever to find a license-free photo. I usually go to Wikipedia and see what they have, and I know of some search engines specific for that purpose, but none seems to compare with Sprixi. What Sprixi […]

ImHalal.com - First Islamic Halal Search Engine

For the first time now, there is an Islamic search engine which aims at providing a general purpose search that is free of “haram” content, i.e. offensive contents that contradicts with Islamic laws and beliefs. The search engine is wisely called ImHalal.com, and I bet we will see widely increased interest in such a service […]

A look at Google Squared

This is damn smart!

The Box Of Wonders

These are the only words I can think of to describe wolframalpha, the computational knowledge engine. Give it the time, see how effective it can be. See the samples they show, and ook at examples from LifeHacker as well. Alas, the engine still does not know the secret of Monkey Island :`( Each query gives […]

Loving the new Google search options

If you tried to Google today (any chance you haven’t?), you would have probably noticed the new Show options link just below the searchbox, and if expanded, will give you a whole bunch of new features, some of which were previously in the labs only. Quite a lot of cool features. Ability to quickly flip […]

Google Searchology and new search services

Google Searchology is taking place today, and we can see so far several new features that Google are coming up with such as Google search options, which will give results in more organized way, allow you to visualize and filter results more easily according to their criteria as well. Another neat promising thing is the […]