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Apple Dumps Google Search For Microsoft's Bing
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SaneIT
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SaneIT,
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6/13/2014 | 7:57:50 AM
Re: bling? say it ain't so...
I just think it is funny that they are using their fiercest competitors from years past to take jabs at Google.  The tech world is a funny place as market share changes.
Kristin Burnham
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6/12/2014 | 8:04:26 PM
Re: bling? say it ain't so...
@SaneIT, You're spot on. They're not getting rid of the Google option entirely, they're just making it more difficult to choose. And the rivalry continues...
MichaelZ455
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MichaelZ455,
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6/10/2014 | 1:43:59 PM
Re: Will Google be missed on Mac OS?
You don't need to be a putz, dude.  I did read the article several days ago.  I am not familiar with this feature of OSX; probably because I just use my browser to search the net.
DDURBIN1
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6/10/2014 | 7:51:53 AM
Re: Will Google be missed on Mac OS?
This article is talking about the serach engine not the browser. Apple provides Navigator with Bing search as the article states instead of Google search. It would help if you read the article before posting comments.
anon6841509715
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anon6841509715,
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6/10/2014 | 6:04:20 AM
Re: Will Google be missed on Mac OS?
I would like to know you're plan to download the browser you want..... if the computer doesn't come with a browser.
anon6841509715
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anon6841509715,
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6/10/2014 | 5:54:20 AM
Re: Will Google be missed on Mac OS?
lol, bing isn't baked in, Internet explorer is. Please stop giving tech advice.... lol
DDURBIN1
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DDURBIN1,
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6/9/2014 | 11:59:08 AM
Re: Will Google be missed on Mac OS?
My great grand mother knows the difference between Microsoft and Google just as she did between Barack Obama and Rick Perry.  Its not that hard, really.
DDURBIN1
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DDURBIN1,
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6/9/2014 | 11:53:03 AM
Re: Will Google be missed on Mac OS?
@MichaelZ455, Don't upgrade to Win8 and you'll be fine just like a Ka-zillion other Windows users.  Bing is now part of Windows 8 (baked in).  You can NOT delete it as you can with all other versions of Windows. For Desktop and Metro searches Bing is the tool you will use in Windows 8 by default.  However you can add and use other search engines for the internet and desktop from Google or other search engine apps but they will co-exist with Bing.
MichaelZ455
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MichaelZ455,
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6/9/2014 | 11:27:33 AM
Re: Will Google be missed on Mac OS?
DDURBIN1-What exactly does that mean?  If I use Chrome or Firefox would it affect me at all?   If so then this is a very stupid decision on Apple's part because it will coerce people to use an alternate browser if they don't already.  I support a free an open internet which I can decide on what to access, not to be forced down a certain path.  Personally, I don't like Bing.  Whether or not I could learn to like it is besides the point.  The loss of productivity on my part is not worth it as I use startpage.com quite a bit for my google searches.

This decision should be left to the user!

 
majenkins
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majenkins,
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6/9/2014 | 10:29:47 AM
Re: Will Google be missed on Mac OS?
DDURBIN1 If you believe the majority of everyday computer users know or care what search engine they use then I would say you probably haven't worked with very many everyday computer users.
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