Google search’s hidden treasure

Google’s engineers keep on adding new functionality to its search engine. Many of the features are well known, like Google has got inbuilt capability to check spelling mistakes. It can also suggest you words if you just know how to pronounce the word
Google search corrects spelling mistakes and suggests similar sounding words
Google search corrects spelling mistakes and suggests similar sounding words
Many Google search features are not well known, few of them are really useful. Here are few most useful Google search features Google Calculator: This is probably least known feature of Google. Normally people just type CALC in the run box and do their calculations, but Google calculator is not just about doing simple arithmetic calculations, if used properly it offers greater flexibility than other built-in calculators. Just try to do the below calculation in your regular calculator
Google search engine features calculator
Google Calculator , a very handy application from Google labs
Google search comes very handy while looking for universal constants like value of PI. Just type the constant and Google search will return its value.
google search engine features gives universal constant
Value of PI , as returned by Google Search
You can also get value of any trigonometric function , like
google search can give results for trigonometric fucntion values
Google search's calculator can be queried with standard functions
Google Search as world clock: with just one query you can get time of any place on earth. I regularly use this feature to sync my clocks.
Google search returns time of any location
Google search returns time of any location
You can get time of a particular location too
Google search can be searched for time of any specific place
Google can be searched for time of any specific place
Google Search as a dictionary: If you want to search for meaning of a word,  Google search is just one hand away ...just type “define:<your word>” and Google will give you its meaning
Google can be used as a dictionary
Google can be used as a dictionary
Using define without colon will return top result from Google giving meaning of the word.
Google search's define: option
Google search's define(without colon) option
Currency  Convertor : this is not exactly a feature  of Google search , still a very useful tool from Google Go to http://www.google.com/finance/converter , you will get a very simple interface to convert one currency into another one.
Google tips n tricks currency converter in Google Finance
Google currency converter in Google Finance
Google Search as unit converter: This is another very useful tool one can use in Google search , one can convert units from binary to decimal , can convert temperatures ,weights into different units.
binary to decimal converter
binary to decimal converter
temperature converter
temperature converter
Last but not the lease,Google search can be used as a weather forecasting system,initially this service was available for USA only,now it covers most of the globe.To know weather forecast for any particular location just type "weather <city name>" as shown below
weather forecasting by google search
weather forecasting by google search

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