It is no exaggeration when we say that Google is the biggest search engine of the world. Hundreds of millions of people use it everyday, all day to find out what they are looking for and they do find it too. Google has evolved a lot over the past decade and now it is a little more than just a simple search engine; it now offer services – which seem quite insignificant – but can be really helpful. If you want to know what more you can do with Google then just simply searching then just read on. You might find a few tricks that will be immensely helpful to you.
Google is a dictionary
Did you know that you could use Google as a dictionary? Instead of hunting for the meaning of the word in different websites, you can get it right there in Google. And all you need to do is to use the word “define” before the word whose meaning you want to look up. For example, you want to find out what supercalifragilisticexpialidocious means? You just have to type define before it.
Google can tell you the forecast
Been wondering whether you should take an umbrella with you or not? Google can help you there too. If you want to look up the forecast of a particular city or are then just type the name of the city and add “forecast” after it and you will be presented with a very detailed forecast of the weather for the next 7 days.
Google can function as a calculator too
So you are surfing in your browser and you need to do some quick calculations and you don’t want to open the calculator in your operating system? No need to do that. Just type “calculator” in the search bar and Google will bring up a calculator.
If you want to make it even more quick then you can type your question right there in the address bar and Google will give you an answer. Handy, isn’t it?
Google is also a convertor
Just like the calculator functionality that’s been built into Google, Google can also function as a convertor. So the next time you need to find out how many inches are there in a 5 meter, just type this into the address bar and hit enter and you will have the answer in no time.
Need to look up some information about a movie quickly? Just Google it
Just a couple of years ago, an excellent feature was introduced by Google. When you look up a movie, a book, an album or any celebrity, you get a quick card that holds all the information about that particular thing. Before this feature, you had to click on a link just hoping that it would have the information that you were looking for. But now you can be certain that the basic information will come up as soon as you are done typing the name of the thing that you want to know about in Google.
Google can help you make up your mind about what you want to eat
If you are diet conscious then it is a given that you have been torn between two things many times. Google has a solution for that. All you need to do is to compare the two food items that you are thinking about and Google will provide you with the information like calories, proteins and carbohydrates etc. which can help you make your decision.
Calculate the tip using Google
Need to quickly calculate a tip for a meal? Google has got you covered. Just Google “Tip Calculator” and you will be able to calculate the tip easily. And there are also some options which will be quite useful if you are with your friends.