Almost every Internet user uses Google Search to look for information or other resources. While it is so simple to just type a search query and Google’s spiders can crawl the web to find links about your search term, but there is more you can do with Google Search. Let’s find out…
7 Useful Google Search Tools You May Not Know About
1. Countdown and Stopwatch Timer – You can use Google Search to create a countdown or stopwatch timer by just typing for example: timer 20 minutes and press enter or click search. This should display two tabs, TIMER and STOPWATCH with controls.
2. Currency Conversion – Use Google search to convert the rate of different currencies by just typing for example: 500 euro in dalasi and press enter or click search to display the converter tool with options.
3. Unit Conversion – You can use Google search to convert different units of measurements by typing for example: 20 inches in cm and press enter or click search. The tool has different measurement units to choose from.
4. Country Population Checker – Know the population of any country by typing for example: population india and press enter or click on search.
5. Flight Departures & Arrivals – Check for flight departures and arrivals of a certain location including related information by just typing for example: Flights to Banjul. For more flight information use Google Flights.
6. Google Calculator – You can use Google Search to perform basic and complex calculations using the Google Calculator, just type for example: 10+20 and press enter or click search.
7. Weather Forecast – Know the weather of any city or country by using the Google Weather tool by just typing for example: weather gambia and press enter or click search.
For more Google Search tips and techniques you can download the power-point file below.
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Ousman Faal [Digital Vigilante] is a Tech Entrepreneur & Digital Skills Trainer who teaches both in the classroom and online. He has experience in various technologies and likes sharing it with others. Ousman has published 144 articles on this blog. He is the CEO of Faalen Technologies and Skills.gm.