Searching by image

No doubt you’ve used Google Image Search: You go to images.google.com and type in a search phrase, such as “Tiananmen Square” and Google serves up matching images. But did you know you can do the reverse: feed an image to Google Image Search and it...

Google: The whole shebang

There are plenty of web search engines, but to most of us Google is web search. The company has so successfully redefined the search market that its name has become synonymous with searching. Although most people use Google, few use it really effectively. Here’s a...

Automate email handling with Gmail’s filters

The Gmail team has been adding features to Google’s web-based email program at a gallop. A quick click of Gmail’s Settings link unveils an impressive array. By clicking the Labs tab and enabling some of Gmail’s experimental features, you’ll find yourself with even...