NEW! Introducing audio and video ads! Get more out of your tyBit experience with rich-media advertisements that compliment your search.
NEW! tyBit for Mac OS X. Now you can get all the benefits of tyBit Unified Search on your Mac with Mozilla Firefox!
Fixed an annoying bug in Firefox that caused other open windows to redirect to a tyBit result page when searching in the main window.
Fixed a problem with special foreign-language characters in the search query.
Several improvements to underlying search engines.
Increased the frequency of the automatic update check. Stay up to date with your version of the tyBit toolbar!
Version 0.3.9.6Released Sep 30 2008
NEW! tyBit added as a search source in the Engines tab of the options menu. Clicking it engages all the main engines simultaneously.
Enhanced usability across multiple browsers and operating systems.
Enhanced "send to friend" feature in Firefox toolbar. Sending search results to people you know is even faster!
Sharpened local search results from major engines for greater relevancy.
Enhanced Shop and price comparison searches from Yahoo, Pricegrabber and CNET.
Improved spell correction feature.
Version 0.3.9.5Released Jul 03 2008
Fixed an issue with the Firefox add-on interfering with image loads.
Using a new version numbering scheme to avoid releasing newly numbered updates for minor bug fixes.
Fixed the check for update button. Firefox will no longer hang if there is an update available.
Fixed an issue with Google Video search results. Google video results should now display properly again.
Fixed an issue with deleting read-only files. If you're having problems with automatic updates, please download the latest version.
Version 0.3.9.4Released Jun 16 2008
NEW! Added tyBit® Man to the installer! Our hero now guides the user through the installation experience.
NEW! The installer no longer automatically closes any of your programs. Instead, a list of programs that must be restarted is shown at the end of the installer.
NEW! Major improvements to memory management. tyBit® is now more stable and system friendly.
NEW! Major improvements to Firefox code. The Firefox add-on is much more stable now and a lot of strange quirks have been fixed.
NEW! Now supports YouTube safe search.
NEW! Firefox extension is now compatible with Firefox 3!
Back and forth browser buttons now work while viewing multiple results. No more viewing the same result when going back to a previous search.
Click-fraud protection has been restored for both Internet Explorer and Firefox. Clicking on an advertiser's link will disable the link for 60 seconds to prevent click fraud.
Fixed some issues with the Internet Explorer toolbar crashing the browser. Hopefully, this bug has been resolved.
Firefox extension now plays a lot easier with multiple tabs. You may view and work with multiple search results within multiple tabs and windows.
Fixed a few issues with YouTube and MSN video.
Minor adjustments to the look and feel of the tyBit® results page.
Fixed a bug with the update service spawning multiple instances and not closing.
Improved update behavior of the tyBit® automatic update service.
Version 0.3.9.3Released Apr 22 2008
NEW! Created a new automatic update system. This runs as a service and automatically checks every 24 hours for an update to tyBit®. It also will not close the browser while you are working.
Fixed an issue with Google video search.
Fixed issues with Yahoo video and local searches.
Fixed an issue with MSN local search.
Fixed an issue with Nextag shop
Fixed an issue with pricegrabber results containing merchant images.
Improvements to MSN video search.
Added some additional checks and backups to the search library. These should guarantee some better results.
Version 0.3.9.2Released Mar 04 2008
NEW! Added Youtube Video search. Please note that since Youtube does not garuntee a safe search, you will not see video results from Youtube while safe search is enabled.
Fixed an issue with Google Web results. Google descriptions will now display properly again.
Fixed an issue with Yahoo Local results. Yahoo results will now display properly again.
Fixed an issue with MSN Web results. MSN Web results will now display properly again.
Fixed an issue with MSN News results. MSN News results will now display properly again.
Fixed a few issues with MSN Local results. MSN Local results will now display properly again.
Local result descriptions now have a more standardized look.
Restored MSN Video search.
Version 0.3.9.1Released Feb 14 2008
Fixed an issue with Google Web results. Google Web results will now display properly again.
Fixed an issue with Yahoo Web results. Descriptions from Yahoo Web results will now display properly again.
Fixed an issue with MSN Image results. Descriptions from MSN images will now display properly again.
Version 0.3.9.0Released Jan 17 2008
NEW! Ask Web search has been added to tyBit®. If you want to take advantage of what Ask has to offer, please enable it through the tyBit® options.
NEW! PriceGrabber and CNET Shopper have been added to the tyBit® Shop search. If you want to take advantage of what these engines have to offer, please enable them through the tyBit® options.
NEW! Did you make a spelling mistake while searching for something using tyBit®? Don't worry! If you misspell a word, tyBit® will suggest a search that may help you find the results you want.
NEW! tyBit® Shop search has been added to the Office toolbar.
NEW! Introducing tyBit® Mail. Sign up for your personal email account today.
NEW! tyBit® now properly displays non-English characters.
NEW! ¿Hablas español? tyBit® now has a Spanish translation!
NEW! The engines tab in the options menu now displays images showing which sources your selected engines will search.
NEW! Save time with autocomplete. The tyBit® toolbar remembers what you searched and helps you find these searches again.
Fixed issue with Yahoo video search. Yahoo video results should now display properly again.
Better support when searching for words with non-English characters.
Fixed a download issue with the Firefox toolbar. tyBit.com should no longer popup the download box from tyBit.com if the toolbar is properly installed.
The Firefox toolbar no longer tries to display the results if you have clicked on a tyBit® result.
Fixed a bug with searching for keywords with +"s in Firefox.
Advertiser registration links in the search result now go to our advertiser's portal page: http://www.tybit.com/advertiser.php.
Fixed a couple bugs with Yahoo Web and Image Search.
Fixed a couple bugs with MSN safe search.
Fixed a bug with Google Image Search.
Fixed a minor bug in Internet Explorer--clicking cancel after checking for an update will not cause the browser to go to the tyBit® download page.
Fixed a bug in Firefox--you can no longer choose to search for zero results per engine.
Fixed a crash issue in Firefox. If you are having problems searching with Firefox, please download this update.
Fixed a crash issue in Internet Explorer for Windows Vista.
NEW! Introducing tyBit® Shop search. Search for products from popular comparison shopping engines.
NEW! Changed the layout for video searches. The result is now much more friendly and easy to read.
NEW! Ads are now keyword relevant.
Installer is now digitally signed and published by tyBit, Inc.
Long titles removed from advertisements.
Search terms with single and double quotes will display properly in the input box on the search results page.
Extra spaces in the search term box will no longer cause issues in IE.
Restoring a session in Firefox no longer causes the browser to crash.
Clicking the search button on tyBit.com without a search term will no longer lock up the firefox extension.
Installer is friendlier and handles application closing more effectively.
Fixed an issue in the installer involving user registration.
Fixed an issue with pressing the search button by accident in the IE toolbar. The toolbar will no longer search if you have not entered a keyword to search for.
Firefox extension now work in Windows 2000.
Fixed an issue with local search results.
Minor improvements to speed up web page reading and display.
Fixed an issue with Ads Delivery. Display URLs should now display properly.
Fixed an issue with auto-update.
NEW! Firefox now takes advantage of our auto-update service. Firefox users should download the latest version of tyBit® to take advantage of all the latest features tyBit® has to offer.
NEW! Email your tyBit® search results to your friends using our 'Send to Friend' feature!
NEW! Image search results have been improved. Descriptions are more uniform now. Clicking on the image will take you directly to the image. Clicking on the URL will take you to the page the image is located on.
Fixed an issue in the installer regarding the Office toolbar. If the installer asks you to close your office programs, it will not auto-install the tyBit® toolbar if you click 'Cancel'.
Changed the frequency of checking for updates. tyBit® will only check once per day for a new version.
Fixed a performance issue in the IE toolbar's custom painting routines.
Unique image results are now based on the URL to the image instead of the website. This gives better results when viewing unique image results.
Firefox no longer refreshes after every search.
Very long image and/or video titles no longer make the output look bad.
Fixed some performance issues in the search libraries.
Improved the performance of Web, News, Local, and Music searches. These searches should be faster now.
NEW! Introducing Video Ads! Adscribers will be able to submit their ads as videos instead of just text.
NEW! Keywords are now bolded in the natural search result. This should help you find the results you want even quicker.
Fixed an issue with Google Video results.
Fixed a bug with URL recognition.
NEW! The Office Toolbar has arrived! Integrate tyBit® Unified Search® with popular Microsoft Office applications.
NEW! View unique results! Unified searching across many search engines often leads to duplicate results. Now you have the option to remove those duplicate results.
NEW! Receive special messages and details about tyBit® in your search results. See what we're planning for the future of tyBit® and how you can take part.
No more registration. We will no longer require your name, email, or company information before performing a search.
Continued improvements to the look and feel of tyBit®.
Fixed a bug that displayed a blank page if no results were found.
Fixed a bug with ads display in Firefox.
Now compatible with Windows 2000 (Internet Explorer only)
NEW! Ads will disable themselves for 60 seconds when you click them. This feature is our first step in preventing click fraud.
NEW! Improved the Firefox toolbar to recognize an embedded tyBit® Search Bar in a web page. Soon, you'll be able to put tyBit® in your website.
NEW! Firefox results are MUCH FASTER now.
Results that have encoded URLs are handled much better now. This should greatly improve your news search experience.
Will no longer prompt to update if you do not have permission to run the installer.
NEW! Added previous and next links for paging.
NEW! Save your results in Internet Explorer! Use the file menu and save the webpage.
NEW! Changed the Engine settings pane. We plan on adding a lot more engines to tyBit®. Check out what will be coming soon.
Fixed a crash in Internet Explorer when trying to shut down application.Fixed a crash in Internet Explorer when trying to shut down application.
Fixed some issues in Internet Explorer regarding the new refresh logic. The results page should not try to refresh itself while still downloading pictures in Image and Video searching.
Fixed some issues in Firefox with the search page and the in-results-page search feature. It should work more reliably now.
Modified the look and feel of the paging area.
Fixed some issues with the paging area. Now it will not show if there's only one page of results.
NEW! The tyBit® search page! This will be our portal for everything that tyBit® will have to offer. You can also start searches from here. Stay tuned for updates.
NEW! Changed layout and CSS for results. Now you can search again from within a results page without going back to the toolbar!
Refresh button now works in Internet Explorer. Refreshing the page will not show a blank page.
Paging numbers for both Internet Explorer and Firefox will cut off if there are too many numbers.
Fixed a bug that would crash Internet Explorer if there was no web address in the address bar.
Fixed a number of problems with the installer. If your version of tyBit® crashed before, try this update.