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Search & Lookup tools (15 programs)

  1. Google Latitude

    • 3.7
    • (1770 votes)

    Where are your friends? Ask Google Latitude!

    License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Excellent privacy settings, Perfect for mobile devices, Nicely integrated with other Google services
    CONS: GPS is mandatory
  2. Google Maps

    • 3.7
    • (1107 votes)

    Awesome online map with routing tools, street browsing and more

    License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Extremely easy to use, Awesome satellite imagery, Route planner with directions, Get extra layers with added information, Walk around cities with Street View
    CONS: You need to be logged in to get certain functions
  3. Google Flights

    • 4.1
    • (6 votes)

    Special Web App for Travel Lovers

    License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Lots of great deals, Easy to navigate
    CONS: Lots of adverts, Not always the lowest prices
  4. Qwant

    • 3.8
    • (210 votes)

    Keep your browsing activity private with Qwant

    License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Web content not filtered and activity not tracked, Modern design and simple layout
    CONS: No unique features beside infinite scrolling, Main focus is privacy rather than function
  5. Google Search

    • 3.9
    • (453 votes)

    The giant of internet search

    License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Lighweight, fast interface, Excellent preferences, Instant Search, Great integration with a Google Account
    CONS: Users need to be aware of privacy
  6. Bing Maps

    • 3.5
    • (116 votes)

    Search the globe with Microsoft's digital atlas

    License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Bird's eye view is great, Directions tool is well designed
    CONS: Navigation needs improvement, Some errors
  7. Dogpile

    1.0
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Free meta-search engine

    License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Includes results from major search engine, Clean design, Covers the basics of search options, Provides search suggestions
    CONS: Not as fast as major search engines, Does not offer personalization options
  8. GPS Coordinates

    1
    • 4.1
    • (35 votes)

    GPS Coordinates to find your current location in latitude and longitude format and address.

    License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
  9. Star Wars Search Engine

    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    A Welath of Information for Star Wars Fans

    License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Good source of information, Facts and stats to discover
    CONS: Only applicable to fans, Poor grammar
  10. HERE WeGo

    • 3.9
    • (53 votes)

    Open the door to the world around you

    License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Fast and easy to navigate, Impressive 3D view, Traffic and public transport info, Community-based map editor, Save maps for offline viewing, Build up collections of your favorite places
    CONS: Some areas not well served with information
  11. PadMapper

    • 3.2
    • (7 votes)

    Find apartments to rent in no time

    License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Lots of different filter options, Fast-loading and easily navigable, Tons of available listings to search
    CONS: Some entries no longer available
  12. isoHunt

    • 3.5
    • (160 votes)

    Search for BitTorrent files

    License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Huge database, User feedback on every file
    CONS: Interface is outdated
  13. Bing

    • 3.6
    • (60 votes)

    Find anything with Microsoft's search engine

    License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Looks great, Fast, Excellent video and image search
    CONS: Less results than Google
  14. Qwiki

    • 4
    • (19 votes)

    An information experience

    License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Search like a normal search engine, Attractive presentation, Opportunity to give feedback
    CONS: Still being developed, Benefits of registering unclear
  15. Zygote Body

    • 3.7
    • (848 votes)

    A free program for Web apps, by Zygote Media Group.

    License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps

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