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Search websites instantly with the Curiosity command bar

Search websites instantly with the Curiosity command bar

You know how you often need to quickly search something on the internet? And every single time you have to pull up a browser and type a search query or a web address? Not any more!

With Curiosity you can now search popular web sources by hitting Alt+Space.

Search wikipedia with Curiosity

Supported Sources

As of writing, we support the following web sources (in addition to local files, mail and cloud apps):

  • ๐Ÿ” Internet search: Google, Bing, DuckDuckGo, Yahoo!

  • ๐ŸŒŽ Maps: Google Maps, Bing Maps, Here Maps

  • ๐Ÿ‘ฅ Social media: LinkedIn, YouTube

  • ๐ŸŽ“ Academic sources: Google Scholar, Microsoft Academic, Semantic Scholar, PubMed, arXiv

  • ๐Ÿ“š Reference: Wikipedia, Stack Overflow, Wolfram Alpha

  • ๐Ÿ˜ƒ Other: XCKD comics

Weโ€™re also constantly adding new sources. If youโ€™re missing one, just let us know!

How to search web sources with Curiosity

Setting up a web search is simple: Go to Apps & Files and click on the website you want to search. Done! ๐ŸŽ‰

To search the website from the Curiosity command bar:

  • Hit Alt + Space to open the search bar (Mac: Option + Space)

  • Start typing the name of the app (e.g. Wikipedia) and hit Tab to select it

  • Type your search and hit Enter

Thatโ€™s it! Tweet us or drop us an email if you find this useful or if you want addditional web sources โ€” weโ€™d love to hear from you!

To try Curiosity for free, download it at Also follow us on Twitter or LinkedIn to hear first about new features.

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