New search engines on the horizon

March 7, 2007 at 11:23 pm | Posted in Search Engine | Leave a comment
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PowerSet isn’t even available yet but it is already getting attention for the promise of using natural language searching instead of keywords.

Kosmix is a new player that offers instant sub-categories instead of just plain old search results.  Currently offering a limited number of categories.

Anoox encourages users to vote on the value and relevance of search engine results.

Riya is a visual search engine.  Instead of just searching keywords it will also search for images, or portions of images, that you upload.

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Google Images Redone

June 10, 2006 at 1:51 am | Posted in Pictures, Search Engine | Leave a comment
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We all have gotten used to using Google images.  Until I used Imagery I never realized that it could be done better.  Imagery takes the Google images search results and adds easily accessible preferences, tabbed browsing and a photo bucket with zoom tools.  

You'll need to install Firefox 1.5 (it won't work with Internet Explorer)  before you visit http://elzr.com/imagery/. 


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