Here's some additional
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Scroogle anonomizes your search:
some innovative search tools you might not have tried:
website is down, try the
Internet Archive Wayback Machine. They archive most sites on the web. Once you know
the website's address, type it in the search box and you'll get dates
for when they rescanned the page. If there's an asterisk, that means
the page changed since the previous scan. You'll get just the text, not
the images. You can often pull up archived copies of websites that are
no longer online with this service.
CNET is generally pretty helpful at testing and ranking
tech stuff, like internet service providers, web hosting companies,
software and hardware.
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