Did you know that Google can help you answer some common questions directly, without having to go to another page or application?
While you might be familiar with some of these features, I’ll bet you didn’t know they can be used in such creative ways Let’s get rolling.
This build-in feature is called Google Calculator and you can use it by entering any calculation you’d like done in into the search box.
I have 300 bucks and want to buy a lamp that costs 280 Euros. Do I have enough money?
Nah, you need more money to buy the lamp (or get a cheaper one, damn it.)
This built-in feature is called Google Currency Conversion and you can use it by entering a query similar to the one above, just choose the number and the currency that’s best for you.
This build-in feature is called Google Dictionary and it’s pretty easy to use: just type ‘define’ and then the word you want defined.
What’s the current time in Berlin?
Berlin in Wisconsin or Germany? Google will give you both answers anyway:
This built-in feature is called Google Time and you can use it by typing the name of the city or the name of the country and add time next to it.
Want to know more about Einstein?
Google has one very neat feature called “Fill in the Blank.” Here’s the explanation in their own words:
So, for example, if you want to know more about Einstein you can type “Einstein was *” (without the quotation marks of course) and you should get some interesting results like this one:
PBS documentary that compares Einstein and Picasso. Mmmm interesting.
And now we put Google to the ultimate test. Google, what’s the meaning of life?
I never knew it was so easy o0