Jul 272013

15 Google Search Engine Features you might not using

  Many of you using Google search engine from a long time, it is the most popular search engine worldwide to search webpages, images, books, news etc. But Google has grown up in last decade very much now Google is not only a Search engine it is the most using technology in terms of mobile and desktop computing. Gmail, Youtube, Google+, Google Drive, Android, Picasa, Search Engine, Adsense all are the parts of Google and every one that is using internet is added with Google in direct or indirect way.

Google search engine has added many features itself , now using only search you can find weather of your city, can use Google as a currency converter , as a calculator , finding flight schedule, meaning of a word, and many more let us take a look over the Google search engine features .

1.  Google is a calculator that can calculate directly just type in search bar “23.79+79.86  = “ and see the results it will calculate the value for you.

Google as a Calculator

Below you can find few math syntax Google can recognize.

  • + for addition
  • for subtraction
  • * for multiplication
  • / for division
  • ^ for exponential (x to the power of y)
  • % for modulo (to find the remainder after division)
  • choose X choose Y fines the number of possible subset groups of Y out of the set of X.
  • th root of creates the nth root of a number
  • % of finds percentages X % of Y finds X percent of Y.
  • sqrt finds the square root of the number that follows
  • ln logarithm base e
  • log logarithm base 10
  • lg logarithm base 2
  • ! factorial – This must follow the number you wish to factor.

2.  You can find weather of a city , Just type in search bar “ Weather New Delhi, India” and see the weather details.

Google weather

3. Time of any country or city can be found like this type “ Time London” .

Google Time

4. Using Google as  Convert currency type in search bar “ 1 Dollar in INR “.

google currency

5. Using Google as a Temperature converter type “ 47 deg C in F”

Google temperature converter

6. Using Google as a Unit converter type e.g. “10.5 cm in inches”

7. Get meaning of some word or phrase type e.g. “ Define Philosophy”.

define a word in google

8. Get translated a word or sentence in other language directly e.g. type “Translate once upon a time in Hindi”.

Google translator

9. Get directions directly e.g. type “ Get direction New Delhi to Jaipur”

10. Get the distance between two places “Distance New Delhi and Jaipur”.

11. To search for web pages that have similar content to a given site, type “related:” followed by the website address into the Google search box.

E.G. “ related:www.cnn.com”

12. If you want to search within a particular website any term Use this “Site: sitename.com word”, e.g. type “site: timesofindia.com narendra modi” to get results with Narendra modi in times of india.

13. If you only want to search websites within the region , click on search tool bellow search bar and select web pages from particularly region.

14. Find sunrise , sunset time , e.g. “ sunrise new delhi”

15. Find ISD code e.g. “ ISD Code England “.

ISD code google

You can find many more Google Search Engine Features at –  http://www.google.co.in/help/features.html

Some features works only in USA and selected countries.

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  • The article is nice. Good job.
    I think you should include few more things in this article like if i want to search for particular term on google then how should i search to get the best results.