There was a time not so long ago when entering keywords into a search engine and getting back a list of relevant URLs was convenient enough, but these days, long after the novelty of search engines has worn off, sifting through pages of blue and purple links can feel quite tedious. So Google is continuing to do more to make using its primary service easier. Starting today, when you click on the name next to a website's link in your search results, you will get served a small window providing a little bit more information than what's provided on the page.


This feature will kick in whenever Google recognizes a website as notable or when it can pull enough information worth showing. The data comes from the Knowledge Graph, so expect more helpful pop-ups to appear as the company learns more about everything that goes online.

Source: Google

Bertel King, Jr.
Born and raised in the rural South, Bertel knows what it's like to live without 4G LTE - or 3G, for that matter. The only things he likes sweeter than his tea are his gadgets, and while few objects burn more than a metal phone on a summer day, he prefers them that way anyway.

  • Julio M

    O, what will we do without our Overlords?

    • Gabernasher

      Go use Bing and find out.

      • Michael J Carroll

        We don't talk about bing anymore.

    • Scott

      What does this even mean? Are you complaining about something?

  • Alexander Terry

    Saw this earlier, when searching for some command line thing. Cool!

  • Leonardo Baez

    meh.... i prefer better bookmark control under chrome for android

  • Mantas

    What does this have to do with android? Or is the same feature available on the phones?

    • Brad

      You know you can't have the ten seconds it took you to complain about this back, right?