The butler has gone into retirement, and Ask.com now sports a crisp new look with a number of impressive new features. A new addition is a “Toolbox” on the right side of the page. The Toolbox features icons allowing direct access to more than 20 search tools, including maps, images, weather, dictionary, local and desktop search.
The Toolbox is similar in function to the tabs or links above all the other search engines that provide access to specialized searches. But with the new Toolbox, Ask has made it much easier and more intuitive to access specialized search tools.