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15 Google Hacks That Make Your Life Simpler

Monday, Mar 22, 2021, 4:56 pm


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Google is undoubtedly the best thing ever happened to internet. Internet does bring information to our home, but Google brings it on to our coffee tables. Google opened doors for an ocean of information, without which it would have been difficult for common people to explore world beyond their knowledge. 
Every day we search Google for various purposes. Here are fifteen Google hacks that help make your everyday 'Googling' better!
1.Weather Forecast

You can instantly find current day weather and weather forecast on Google easily. All you need to type is 'weather in *your city name*' in Google to find weather information for the day and as well for the coming days ahead. The words weather and your city names display instant weather information on Google results page.
Example keywords: Weather in Los Angeles, Weather in Adelaide, London Weather etc.


Weather Forecast-15 Google Hacks That Make Your Life Simpler




2.Check Nutritional Information of Foods

Google shows calorie and other important nutritional information of different foods instantly on search engine results page. This comes in very handy to those who constantly keep a watch on their food intake. Type 'calories in *food name*' in Google to check calorie data instantly. You can also find protein and vitamin content of foods.
Example keywords: calories in butter, butter calories, protein in egg, vitamin A in carrot etc.


Check Nutritional Information of Foods-15 Google Hacks That Make Your Life Simpler



3.Compare Foods and Their Nutritional Value

This is yet another handy hack that helps people compare two different foods and their nutritional information. People who love to eat healthy, or people who are trying to lose weight, can use this feature. Type 'Food 1 vs. Food 2' in Google and you will be shown a comparison table of two foods. 
Example keywords: Pizza vs. Broccoli, Rice vs. Wheat, Chicken vs. Pork etc


Compare Foods and Their Nutritional Value-15 Google Hacks That Make Your Life Simpler





4.Set Timer

You can use Google to set timer as well. Type 'Set timer for *required time*' in Google and you will be instantly shown a timer. You then need to click start to activate the timer. You can also choose to enable or disable timer sound. Google lets you to set timer from 1 second to 24 hours.


Set Timer-15 Google Hacks That Make Your Life Simpler



5.Use as Calculator

As you might have already known, you can use Google as instant calculator. Google has a fairly advanced calculator that lets you do arithmetic, functional, physical constants, and other representative conversions online. To access calculator, you need to type calculator or just calc in Google. In addition, you can write your math directly in Google's search bar to get answer. 


Use as Calculator-15 Google Hacks That Make Your Life Simpler
You can use Google as tip calculator as well. To access it, simply type 'tip calculator' in Google's search bar.
Example: Calculator, 8 x 8, 10 + 223, 7 square root of 334 etc.


Use as Calculator-15 Google Hacks That Make Your Life Simpler





6.Check TV Schedules and Keep Track of Your Favorite Shows

Google also lets you to check TV schedules easily. Type the name of the show and add keyword 'episodes' next to it to quickly check its schedule. If you would like to know schedule of 'Quantico', just type 'Quantico Episodes' in Google. Similarly you can find schedules of other TV shows as well. 
Examples: Dr. Who Episodes, Quantico Episodes etc.


Check TV Schedules and Keep Track of Your Favorite Shows-15 Google Hacks That Make Your Life Simpler



7.Know Sunrise and Sunset Times in Your Town

Google helps you easily find sunrise and sunset times of your town or city. In fact, you can find sunrise and sunset time of any city around the world. Type 'sunrise in *city name*' in Google to get the time of sunrise in that particular city. 
Examples: Sunrise in Los Angeles, Sunrise in New York, Sunset in Brisbane etc.


Know Sunrise and Sunset Times in Your Town-15 Google Hacks That Make Your Life Simpler
Google also lets you check current time in your city, or any city around the world. When you type 'time in New York', Google shows the exact time in New York at that moment. If you would like to know the time in another city, you just have to enter 'time in *city name*. 


Know Sunrise and Sunset Times in Your Town-15 Google Hacks That Make Your Life Simpler
In addition, you can also find dates of festivals or federal holidays.
Example Keywords: Thanksgiving, 2015, Christmas 2015 etc.


Know Sunrise and Sunset Times in Your Town-15 Google Hacks That Make Your Life Simpler




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8.Translate Between Languages

You can translate between many languages effortlessly using Google. You don't even need to open Google Translate for this. You can translate a text from any language to your choice of language directly on Google.com. Type 'translate *text to be translated* to *Language of your choice*' in Google search bar and you will get the result instantly.
Example Keywords: Translate Je Suis Michael, Translate I love you to French etc.


Translate Between Languages-15 Google Hacks That Make Your Life Simpler



9.Know Movie Timings in Your City

This is another cool feature that all movie buffs instantly like. Google lets you know the movie timings, theater information etc. Type movie name in Google, and you will have the movie timings on top of the results page. You may need to type your city name if Google doesn't detect your location automatically.
Example: The Martian, The Martian in Redwood City, The Martian Dallas etc.


Know Movie Timings in Your City-15 Google Hacks That Make Your Life Simpler



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10.Do Math

This is good news for those who hate doing math! Google can help you quickly complete your homework with some advanced math calculators. You can solve many complex mathematical calculations like finding area and perimeters of circle, squares etc instantly using Google. Type your mathematical query in Google's search bar. Google then opens a small app in which you need to enter some basic values to get the right answer.
Example: Area of square, solve circle, perimeter of square etc.


Do Math-15 Google Hacks That Make Your Life Simpler



11.Find Definition of Words

Save time by not opening your dictionary or thesaurus app by using nothing more than Google.com. If you would like to know the meaning of an English word, simply type 'define: *name of word* in Google search bar. Google will show you the meaning on top of the page. Isn't this method really quick?
Example: Define: concubine, define: pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis


Find Definition of Words-15 Google Hacks That Make Your Life Simpler





12.Check Flight Information

You can check a flight's status directly on Google without needing to go to airlines' websites. All you need to do is enter the flight name in Google Search and you will get flight's information including its schedule and status. This is a highly useful hack for frequent travelers. 
Example Keyword: Frontier 667, AAL 323 etc.


Check Flight Information-15 Google Hacks That Make Your Life Simpler



13.Find Distance Between Cities

It takes some time to find distance between two places using maps application. You can actually check distance between two cities or towns in a flash using Google.com. Simply enter 'Distance between *city 1* and *city 2*' in Google, and you will be shown the distance in 0.1 second. You can also find distance between earth and moon this way!
Example: Distance between Buffalo and Boston, Distance Between Foster City and San Francisco etc.


Find Distance Between Cities-15 Google Hacks That Make Your Life Simpler



14.Use as Converter

This is yet another hack that comes in handy for many people. Google lets you effortlessly convert different values between various conversion systems. If you have to convert miles to kilometers, you just need to type '1 kilometer to miles' (1km or whatever value you want) in Google's search bar. You can make a ton of conversions between different measurement systems like metric and imperial.
Example: 1 KG to oz, 10 liters to grams, 1 gallon to liter etc.


Use as Converter-15 Google Hacks That Make Your Life Simpler



15.466453.com takes you to Google

Next time when you are on your numeric keypad, don't waste time typing entire Google.com. Google also owns 466453.com, which is equivalent to Google on a phone's numeric keypad. This little hack shall help you access Google better if you use a feature phone. Now you are one of very few people who are aware of this hack!


466453.com takes you to Google-15 Google Hacks That Make Your Life Simpler



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