Bet you didn’t know all these Google tricks
With google being vastly the most used search engine in the world, what thy have done is place so “Easter eggs” on their website. We have had a look at some of the more interesting / funny ones
Performing a barrel roll
Did you know to complete this funny trick, you need to go the google website and enter within the search box “do a barrel roll”. You whole screen will now spin!
BeatBoxing with Google Translate
Did you know you can make the Google translator sing> If you put a number of random letters into Google translator, then the “Listen” button in Google translator has changed into “BeatBox”, which means that Google translator will sound the written letters as beatbox. Try copy paste it “pv pvpvpv kkk pkkk pvpvpv ppkk pddd bschk bschk pv pvpvpv zk pv bschk pv pv pv bschk bschk bschk kkkkkkkkkk pvpvpv bschk bsch”
Track your order with Google
When undertake a perform electronic purchase via eBay or similar websites, where you then to enter a tracking number to check the progress. Instead of going to these websites to check such as UPS or Fedex you can enter your number directly in to google and it provide you with all the details you seek.
Play with the dots in your email account
A strange issue this, with a feature in gmail means that dots in the email account are completely ignored. For example if you set up a gmail account called “firstname.lastname@example.org” , if you then tried to email “email@example.com” the email would still get through. This means you can have a play with your Gmail account or when emailing other Gmail users.
Track Your Flight with Google
When you have to find out information on a flight, you can enter the airline name and the flight number into Google’s search engine. Google will then return all the information about that flight such as departure and arrival times itself.
Use Klingon in your searches
This is a hidden feature for all Star Trek and especially Klingon fans. If you’re a massively dedicated trekky, then you should try out the Google’s Klingon Search which uses the Klingon language you may also enjoy using the Klingon translator and dictionary.
Searching Using ~ Tilde ~
Have you ever wondered how you can find similar search phrases to what you were searching for? You can use the tilde with the search term, Google will include the related terms or similar words that you were not aware of or perhaps forgot. This feature will definitely help make your searches more productive .
Google as an Alternative Proxy
If you are at school or college and want to view a site that is banned, then you can use google as a “Proxy”, do a search for “how to use Google as a proxy” and find the suitable case for you.
Games with YouTube
Its hard to imagine how people can be bored with all the technology at hand (and the outside world!), but did you know you can play a simple game in youtube. Simply go to YouTube, search for any video, click on it and then type 1980 which starts a classic game involving you protecting the video from missiles!