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Ask iMore: How the #@$& do you find anything with App Store search?

App Store search is horribly broken. We all know that. So it came as no surprise when a reader asked me how we — the people who write about them all day — find anything on the App Store. The short answer is a little creativity and a lot of tenacity. The long answer is best given in the form of a recent example. Here it is!

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How to find Spotlight search - and your apps! - in IOS 7

If you've recently updated to iOS 7, you may be wondering why you can no longer swipe to the right off your Home screen in order to search for apps like you could under iOS 6 and below. No need to worry though. Apple hasn't removed the feature, they've simply changed how you use it to make it even more convenient and easier to access.

Here's how:

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How to search Google, Yahoo!, Bing, and Wolfram|Alpha using Siri

If you need information, chances are Siri can help you find it. Apple currently enables Siri to search Google (or Yahoo! or Bing) for general information, and Wolfram|Alpha for computational knowledge. You can use Siri to find anything you would normally type into a web search box, only there's no typing needed. Just ask, and you'll get back everything from the latest celebrity gossip to the answers to that nagging math questions to a listing of the best free apps for your iPhone.

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