Google Image Search adds Style

Yes, you got it right, Google Image Search has added another interesting element to the search, Image Style. Now on, you can search specific images on Google by specifying a search filter criteria based on the Image Style. Image style is different as compared to the Google Image Face Search which was about searching for images with faces.

Now on you can filter Google Image Search results based on faces, clip art, line drawings, photo content, news content.

To see the effect of these new options, let’s take a look at the first few results for “Christmas,” one of our most popular queries on Image Search right now.

Google Image Search results for different Content Type Filters

Image: Google Image Search results for different Content Type Filters

All of these options can be selected from the “Any content” drop down or  in the blue title bar on any search results page, or by selecting one of the “Content types” on the Advanced Image Search page.

Search Results

Image: Search Results

The good news: no extra typing! In all these examples our query remained exactly the same, we just restricted our results to different visual styles by changing the content filter.

Now go ahead and check out the various image results by just modifying content filter for the image search. I am sure this will greatly help you get better images for your blogs.

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[SMS Spam] SMS Spam Manager lets you Stop Text Spam

If you are someone who is fed up with unwanted SMS spam on your mobile, SMS Spam Manager lets you block all unwanted messages without any alert at all.

SMS Spam Manager can be a real booster when it comes to blocking unwanted messages. This post describes the features,compatibility list and download information about SMS Spam Manager.

With SMS Spam Manager you can tune your phone with 4 different modes and choose among 6 different filters to block junk and unwanted SMS messages:

  • Accept all (inactive) – the phone will accept all incoming SMS messages.
SMS Spam Manager lets you choose the filter criteria.

Image: SMS Spam Manager lets you choose the filter criteria.

  • Block all – the phone will block all incoming SMS messages.
  • Accept phonebook only – the phone will accept incoming SMS messages only from people listed in your phonebook. This is an interesting feature for those who wish to block all messages from unknown people. However, this must be used with Caution as you might block some important messages.
SMS Spam Manager lets you specify Rules for blocking messages and also check logs of messages blocked.

Image: SMS Spam Manager lets you specify Rules for blocking messages and also check logs of messages blocked.

  • Block from black list rules – the phone will block the incoming SMS messages, which meet at least one of the rules listed below.

Block from black list rules option allows you to filter and block incoming SMS messages in three different ways, choosing one of the three black list rules:

  • Telephone number – all messages coming from a defined phone number will be blocked.
  • Prefix number – all messages coming from a defined prefix number will be blocked.
  • Text match – all messages that contain a defined phrase will be blocked.
SMS Spam Manager also comes with a Log feature which lets you view the messages blocked from your mobile. You can also restore them into your SMS Inbox if needed.
SMS Spam Manager is compatible with all Symbian 9.1 Series 60 3rd Edition mobile phone. You might be interested in checking out the complete list of compatible devices here. Download SMS Spam Manager.

 

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