Hidden Google Tricks, Tips and Features

There might have been raised a lot of questions regarding Google’s privacy policy and what not, but Google is still awesome as it is. Today, I will tell you about a few Google tricks and features that you probably didn’t know existed (so, most common google tricks and tips that everyone knows will not feature in the article).

Google Tricks and Features you probably didn’t know existed:

  • Google can fill in the blanks for you. You will need to use asterisk sign (*) in your query in order to let Google take care of it (without the brackets). Searching for Christopher Columbus discovered * brings out all the results that say Christopher Columbus discovered America….  Try it.
  • Google can find you many security cameras of famous  and big places like airports, libraries etc… All you need to search for is inurl:view/view.shtml.  Try it.
  • While the above Google tricks can be useful, this one isn’t quite. It’s though a cool feature developers  embedded into Google search results. Search for “(sqrt(cos(x))*cos(200x)+sqrt(abs(x))-0.7)*(4-x*x)^0.01, sqrt(9-x^2), -sqrt(9-x^2) from -4.5 to 4.5″ (without the quotes) and you will see the graph drawn by Google in the shape of a heart. Try it.
  • “pv zk bschk pv zk pv bschk zk pv zk bschk pv zk pv bschk zk bschk pv bschk bschk kkkkkkkkkk” – what do you think it means? If you copy it and paste it in Google Translate, it will BeatBox for you. Pretty cool! You can play around and add some consonants to the end of the query to make it even harder for Google Translate. Try it.
  • For this Google trick to work, you will have to turn off the Instant Search. After you’ve done that, type in Google gravity and hit I’m feeling lucky. If you don’t feel like going to all that trouble turning off Instant Search, you can try it here.  Don’t stop there. Keep searching for stuff (anything you want) and you will see the coolest part. This is what I got:
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    • This Google trick features Dragons. Google spreadsheets are filled with Dragons. Go to your Google Docs, open/create a  spreadsheet and press Shift + F12 to kill all the dragons. You will be congratulated on your great job.

     

    Final Words

    That was it for today and I hope you guys really liked it. If you know any more rare tricks you can pull out on Google, please, let me know by commenting below.  🙂 See you next time! [Inspired bythis]

source: http://hacksandstuff.com/

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