Visit the New Technabob Shop!Get Technabob in Your Mailbox! Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

WireDoo: “U Can’t Touch This” Search Engine

by Hazel Chua

I don’t know about you, but Google has been my go-to search engine for the past few years now. It’s definitely one of the best search engines out there, if not the very best (in my opinion). Where else can you find a brand name that’s synonymous to online search? (Does “Can you Google this for me?” and “Just Google it.” sound familiar?)

MC Hammer WireDoo

That hasn’t stopped other search engines from popping up and trying to divert a small percentage of Google’s users to their own sites. The newest one making an entry is WireDoo, a search engine that rapper MC Hammer is looking to develop. Hammer announced the news at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco.

Hammer contends that he isn’t going to make just any regular search engine, but one that’s capable of “deep search.” And what, pray tell, is “deep search?”

YouTube Preview Image

Well, Hammer explains the premise behind WireDoo by using an example: when a person searches for a car, he or she isn’t just interested about just a “car,” but will also be looking for more information on car models, specifications, and even zip codes for purchasing vehicles from local dealers.

Technically, it’s nothing new because you can just get your desired results from Google’s contextual search or add a few more keywords in the search bar. WireDoo is currently in its pre-beta testing stage, so you can head on over there if you want to sign up to test it.

[via Mashable via Dvice]




Comments (2):

  1. Matt Russell says:

    i hope this will be like ask jeeves….. their jeeveless site is terrable now…..

Post a Comment:

Want a personal avatar on your comments? Sign up for a free Gravatar now!

Note: All comments with links in them will be held for moderation in order to prevent spam, so you may not see your post appear immediately.

Our Latest & Greatest Posts...

WinkPen Uses Wine, Beer and Other Liquids: Creative Juices

WinkPen Uses Wine, Beer and Other Liquids: Creative Juices

Myoware Bionic Claws Turn You into Wolverine

Myoware Bionic Claws Turn You into Wolverine

Deal: Save 49% on the HUSKK Quickdraw Phone Case & Wallet

Deal: Save 49% on the HUSKK Quickdraw Phone Case & Wallet

Kickstart a Fictional Robot Repair Shop in Pittsburgh Airport

Kickstart a Fictional Robot Repair Shop in Pittsburgh Airport

I Wish These LEGO FPSes Existed

I Wish These LEGO FPSes Existed

Win Prizes in the Technabob Shop

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo
discussion by