Enjoy This 6 Bing Search Tricks

Microsoft search engine has some special features which you will not find on any other search engines like Google, Yahoo and AOL. The tricks are not just amazing but it is also useful in search purpose. Bing is Microsoft Corporation search engine. Lets Check What Extra We Can Do With Bing.



Watch Video Preview in Bing Search Results

When you perform a video search in Bing you can save your bandwidth. Because search result of Bing let you know whats in that video. When you hover the mouse over any of the thumbnail images appearing in Bing Video Search, it will automatically play a short preview of the video. So you don't have to visit that website if you think that that video is not that video which you are looking for. As you may have noticed in the screencast above, this video preview feature is available for all clip indexed by Live Search whether they are on YouTube, MySpace, CNN or ABC News.

Find Web Pages That Link to Documents, MP3s, Videos, And Zip File


Bing Search lets you find web pages that link to other online documents and multimedia files like music and video. This is very different from Google’s filetype: search operator (also available in Live Search) which looks for content inside PDF and Office documents.For example, if you are looking to download a Microsoft Word report from Gartner site that is about elearning, just type: “elearning site:gartner.com contains:doc”Similarly, if you like to find all pages on Wikipedia that link to MP3 files, type “site:wikipedia.org contains:mp3″ Another example – to learn about software that you can download from the Google website, use “site:google.com contains:zip OR contains:exe”

 Save Images & Pictures As Your Search the Web


ive Image Search includes something called a scratch pad that lets you save collection of images with a simple drag-n-drop. This comes very handy if you are searching for images using different keywords and need to shortlist only a few from that large collection.

Get Live Search Results as RSS Feeds

While there are external services that let you subscribe to search results via RSS feeds, neither Yahoo! nor Google provide RSS feeds of their search results.
You can however subscribe to search pages from Bing as RSS feed via this undocumented hack. Open Bing Search, type your query and then on the results page, appened “&format=rss” to the URL. See example:
Search Page: http://bing.com/search?q=iphone
RSS Feed: http://bing.com/search?&format=rss

Specify Weight (Preference) in the Search Query
Say you are planning for an upcoming vacation and need some advice related to holiday destinations. Now rather than searching for “holiday destinations” that will return very broad results, you could add the prefer: operator and specify places that you’re really keen to visit though you don’t mind other suggestions.
For e.g., says “holiday destinations prefer:japan”
 




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