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Sitecore Lucene Search Index

Sitecore has been using Lucene search since version 5, which used the Sitecore.Data.Indexing namespace and Sitecore -> Indexes section in the Web.Config. Starting in Sitecore 6.4, they introduced a new Search namespace – Sitecore.Search, this uses the Sitecore -> Search -> Configuration -> Indexes section in Web.Config. From what I know, Sitecore recommends using the [...]

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Google Scores “Instant” Home Run

While Bing by Microsoft seemed to some like a huge step forward in the search world, Google’s Instant is a whole new world of search. Rendering the “enter” key nearly useless, Instant anticipates your query and combines its Google Suggests recommendations that would appear as you typed in past queries with an instant live search [...]

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Android takes Over Smart Phone Market

I’ve been touting the benefits of Android for a while now, and now smart phone users around the world have caught that Android fever. In August, Android shipments beat out iPhone shipments for the first time, which is important for business owners and developers. DigiTimes reports that Android shipments around the world will surpass 55 [...]

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Apple’s Aggressive Patent Stand Inhibits Innovation

We’ve already noted how Apple – once the edgy, cool company for the outsider who was just slightly smarter than the average – is now the industry behemoth with the lion’s share of the market. But while Apple likes to promote itself as a freedom-loving, innovation above all company, that moniker applies only to the [...]

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Google Wave Invites

I have 5 Google Wave invites. If you want one, add a comment to this post and I will pick 5 people at random to send out the invites. Please make sure you include your email.

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Be Smart – Plan for Phone Browsers

Consider: Some cell phone plans are offering Internet capabilities for only $10 a month. Each provider is announcing the availability of different types of Smart Phones on what is nearly a daily basis. Many people can access email easily on their handheld devices and will soon expect to be able to access other internet content [...]

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Keep SEO Ready for Google’s Caffeine

Microsoft made some major strides in the search engine world when it introduced Bing in June of this year, but Google is still the number one search engine in the world.

As we all know, Google is committed to retaining that top billing, and they have responded to Bing and created some innovations of their own. Bottom line for both search engines is more relevant results for their users, and that means that SEO – search engine optimization — is even more important than ever.

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