We use Google every now and then. Google is our universal friend, philosopher and guide as at every step of our life, we seek help of this master search engine. From finding a perfect life partner to completing your post-grad thesis, we can’t imagine living our lives without Google. But you would be amazed to know that Google can do more wonders than you think it can do. Here are top 10 functionalities of Google you may not know.
1. Google Local Search
Go to local.google.com and enter the area name you are currently in or going to visit soon. It will give you all the detailed information about that place like the list of restaurants with ratings, groceries, ATMs, med shops etc.
You can’t remember the exact meaning of a word or what part of speech it is. No worry, you have a handy dictionary with you i.e. Google. Just type Define (the word) in Google and it will give you the definition along with other necessary information.
3. Phone Number Search
Give the area code with a complete phone number in Google and it will give you the name, address and country name associated with the phone number.
4. Track flight status
To check status of a flight, go to Google, give the airline name and the flight number and it will show you its arrival time, route, scheduled departure, terminals and gate no.
You can also track your airline package information just by giving the tracking number after entering the name of the service provider.
Have you just heard a French rap but cannot get the meaning or just curious to know the Latin phrases of Enrique? Or do you just need a translator to chat with your South Korean friend? Type translate.google.com and translate as you wish. It gives you the opportunity to type in phonetics using its virtual keyboard.
6. Instant calculator
Just enter any math problem in Google search engine and the result will be in front of your eyes. Moreover, type “Calculator” in Google and it will show a handy complex scientific calculator to solve any critical math problems.
7. The Weatherman
Type “Current weather in (city name)” and it will give you the weather details of that place for the next 7 days including today. It gives an update on the current time, precipitation, humidity, wind and temperature (in Celsius and Fahrenheit). Forecast of the next 6 days includes only the highest and lowest temperature of each particular day.
8. Movie show time
Enter any movie name running currently in Google and it will instantly give you a list of the current show times of that same movie in different cities.
9. FileType Search
If you are in search of some helpful PDF manuals then search Google with “fileType: pdf” next to your search term and you will get only pdf files in result.
10. Stock updates
Get instant updates on stock chart, price and other related information by entering the particular stock symbol of a company in Google.
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