Ask.com

Ask.com

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
2.0
out of 1 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    Not available
  • Total Downloads:
    814
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 30, 2006
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    Not available
  • Downloads Last Week:
    13
  • Platform:
    Webware
  • Product ranking:
    #3 in Search Tools

Editors' Review

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Ask.com is currently the fifth most popular search engine on the Web. It lets users search the Web for links, images, videos, driving directions, and news, along with local city listings and shopping links for products.

In a space so heavily dominated by Google, Ask.com does one thing that no other search engine does: display results from other search types on the same page. This lets you see a wide gamut of results, all at once. It also differs from other search engines in allowing users to customize and skin various elements of the engine from a large catalog, which changes the look and feel of the site entirely.

Ask.com is also the proud owner of Dictionary.com, Thesaurus.com, and Reference.com, though the company has not integrated any features of those sites to the search page. With current competition from Bing, it remains to be seen how Ask.com will fare going forward. It's simple enough to use, but may not have enough incentives to keep users coming back.

 
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2 stars

"I found this annoying"

May 04, 2010  |  By nmnusername

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

The product does work but not so nice as google

Cons

it over rides your normal browser apps. and is very hard to remove from your system,regardless of instructions from supplier.

Summary

ask does not let you return to your previous browser home page (after trying it)
would rather be using, ms-ie, mozilla,google anything but ask.com

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Ask.com
Publisher web site http://www.ask.com
Release Date June 30, 2006
Date Added June 30, 2006
Version
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory Search Tools
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Webware
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size Not Available
File Name UNKNOWN
Popularity
Total Downloads 814
Downloads Last Week 13
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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