Google Instant predicts what the user is typing and shows results as the search query is being typed. Benefits include faster searches, smarter predictions and instant results.
Introducing Google Instant
Google Instant: Launched September 8th 2010
Will Google Instant slow my Internet connection? About Google Instant
Google anticipates that Google Instant will not slow your Internet connection, and they plan to automatically turn it off for very slow connections.
Can I turn off Google Instant? About Google Instant
You can turn off Google Instant by clicking the link next to the search box on any search results page, or by visiting your Preferences page.
After watching the video I went to my Google page and started typing. I didn’t see anything different? So I went looking… Google Instant Features
You won’t see results appear as you type if any of the following is true:
- you are not at the Google homepage or a search results page
- you search from your iGoogle
- you search using Google SSL
- you use an Internet browser other then the following:
- Firefox 3 and later versions
- Safari 5 for Mac and later versions
- Internet Explorer 8
- Google Chrome 5 and later versions
- you previously disabled auto-complete
- you previously opted out of Google Instant
- you use a Google domain or interface language not yet support