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8 Really Awesome Things You Can Do With Google Asides Searching

Google has been saving lives for many years now and while many of us rely on it as a search engine, there are many other cool features we bet you don’t know the ‘oracle’ can do.

Google has a bunch of extras ranging from useful learning tools to simple fun. In this article, we have located some of the awesome things you can do with Google include:


Set a timer

This feature is perfect for use in your kitchen. You can Google any amount of time, followed by”timer” and you will get a countdown.

Find out the week’s football fixtures

Simply google the name of the league and you’ll get a list of all the week’s fixtures right there at the top.

Translate symbols or characters by drawing them.

If you go to Google Translate, there’s an option where you can manually draw things like Chinese characters, which will then be translated for you into English.

Plan your wedding

From announcing the news of your engagement to finding a venue, making a budget, creating a schedule and guest list, setting up a shareable photostream from the day, and even making an entire website to keep everything in one handy place, Google has a comprehensive wedding planner for your special day.

Learn how to pronounce long numbers

If you search a number up to 12 figures followed by “=english”, Google will tell you how to pronounce it.

Filter your Gmail

If you add “+anything” to your Gmail address it will still work, which means you could sign up to certain websites using and create a folder that all emails from that site automatically go into.

Discover how popular different words are

You can search more than 5 million books published between 1800 and 2008 to find out how often different words were used, and then compare them on a graph using the Google NgramViewer.

Take a journey through middle Earth.

To take a virtual flight through Google Earth, press CTRL + Alt + A

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