Google has been saving lives for many years now and while many of us rely on it as a search engine, there are many other cool features we bet you don’t know the ‘oracle’ can do.
Google has a bunch of extras ranging from useful learning tools to simple fun. In this article, we have located some of the awesome things you can do with Google include:
Set A timer
This feature is perfect for use in your kitchen. You can search any amount of time, followed by “timer” and you will get a countdown. You can easily use this feature by searching for the word “Timer” on google search.
Find Out The Week’s Football Fixtures
Simply google the name of the league and you’ll get a list of all the week’s fixtures right there at the top.
Translate Symbols Or Characters By Drawing Them
If you go to Google Translate, there’s an option where you can manually draw things like Chinese characters, which will then be translated for you into English.
Plan Your Wedding
From announcing the news of your engagement to finding a venue, making a budget, creating a schedule and guest list, setting up a shareable photo stream from the day, and even making an entire website to keep everything in one handy place, Google has a comprehensive wedding planner for your special day.
Learn How To Pronounce Long Numbers
If you search a number up to 12 figures followed by “=english”, Google will tell you how to pronounce it.
Filter Your Gmail
If you add “+anything” to your Gmail address it will still work, which means you could sign up to certain websites using firstname.lastname@example.org and create a folder that all emails from that site automatically go into
Discover How Popular Different Words Are
You can search more than 5 million books published between 1800 and 2008 to find out how often different words were used, and then compare them on a graph using the Google Ngram Viewer.
Other Things You Can Use Google For
- Take a journey through Middle Earth.
- Search flights and avoid airline websites.
- Ask for reminders for things you searched on Google.
- To take a virtual flight through Google Earth, press CTRL + Alt + A
- Know how long your drive is and where you parked with Google Now.
- Get a calorie comparison of your favorite foods.