When you perform a search in Safari on your iPhone, you’ll receive results from Google by default. While Google is very popular, some users may prefer to use a different search engine for reasons of privacy or simply personal preference. Here’s how to change the default search engine on your iOS device.
The new Microsoft Edge browser in Windows 10 uses Bing as the default search engine. While Bing has its fans, many users prefer to use Google. Due to Microsoft’s use of the OpenSearch standard, however, Google and other popular search engines aren’t yet available as valid search providers. Until Microsoft and Google can fix this, here’s a workaround to make Google your default search engine in Edge.
Google has long been the default search engine in Safari for OS X, but privacy concerns have led many users to seek an alternative. Here’s a quick tip on how you can change the default search engine in Safari.
Microsoft Word 2013 includes a handy feature that lets the user perform a Web search for a selected word or phrase, but the default platform for this search is Microsoft’s own Bing. While Bing has some unique features that make it useful for certain types of searches, most users would likely prefer to use Google. Here’s how to make the switch
Computing privacy advocates scored a big win on Monday, as Apple announced the inclusion of privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo in the next versions of Safari, which will ship as part of OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 later this year.
Most major online companies are struggling to respond to last year’s revelations about the NSA spying and hacking programs, but privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo has found the entire situation to be very good for business. The company saw its traffic nearly double following last year’s disclosures by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.