New Google Searches That Give Instant Answers

Google now gives you quick answers to many special searches. Here are some of them:

Just type in a quick calculation and Google will provide an answer. Google now offers a clickable calculator tool when you search for a calculation, so you can use Google like you’d use a calculator application on your desktop or smartphone.

Unit Conversions
Google can also convert between a variety of units. Just type a search in the form X unit to unit. For example, 10 lbs to kgs converts 10 pounds to Celsius. As with the calculator, the unit conversion tool is clickable.
You can also combine unit conversations and math. For example, the search ten miles in kilometers will return a valid answer.


Currency Conversions
Google can also do currency conversions for you. You can do a search such as usd to rupee to see the exchange rate between two currencies, or do a search such as 100 usd to euros to see how much a certain amount of currency is worth in another currency.

Your IP Address
You can determine your current public IP address by typing what is my ip into Google – or just search for my ip.

To see the weather in a specific location, search for weather location – for example, search for weather new delhi to see a weather forecast for New York. If you enter weather without a location, Google will show you the weather for your current area.

Sunrise and Sunset
You can also view the sunrise or sunset times for a location by typing sunrise location or sunset location. Like with the weather search, searching for sunrise or sunset without a location will show you the sunrise or sunset times for your current location.

View the current time for a location by typing time location – for example, searching for time new delhi will show you the current time in New Delhi,India. Like with the weather searches, searching for time without a location will show you the current time where you are.

Package Tracking
If you want to track a package, you can enter a UPS, USPS, or Fedex tracking number directly in the Google search box. Google will link you to the appropriate package-tracking page.

Dictionary Definitions
To view the dictionary definition for a word, search for define word – Google will show you the definition of the word, along with a button you can click to hear the word pronounced aloud.

Flight Tracking
View the status of a flight by typing an airline name followed by a flight number.

Flight Schedules
Search for available flights by searching for flights from city to city. Google will show you a list of available flights along with their prices, durations, and airlines; you can enter your dates and locate flights right from the search page.

Movie Schedules
Search for movies followed by your postal code to view a list of movies playing near you.

You can view many types of data for different cities and countries, such as the population and unemployment rate, by searching for them. For example, searching for population location will show you the population of that location, whether it’s a city, state, or country.

Stock Information
View about a stock, including its price and a graph of its price history, by searching for any stock symbol on Google.

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