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Google tricks for everyone, everything!

Dear Friends,

As per the recent research report, google is the most popular search engine across the globe. It has a share of about 96%, leaving their competitors like yahoo, bing etc., far behind.

Google do has other application apart from search engine. Here I will introduce you the must have from Google Products, for making your life, a digital life.

search tricks

Let's look at the general search practice. When I am searching for a restaurant in whitefield, I generally type -

  • restaurants in whitefield - About 2,07,00,000 results (0.68 seconds)
  • restaurants whitefield - About 89,70,000 results (0.66 seconds)
  • veg restaurants whitefield - About 16,90,000 results (0.65 seconds)
  • indian veg restaurants whitefield - About 17,40,000 results (0.60 seconds)
  • north indian veg restaurants whitefield - About 6,21,000 results (1.20 seconds)
  • best north indian veg restaurants whitefield - About 6,97,000 results (0.80 seconds)
  • popular north indian veg restaurants whitefield - About 5,17,000 results (0.72 seconds)

From searching as "restaurants in whitefield", if searched as "popular north indian veg restaurants whitefield", the search results are filtered (41 times) better.

It is better to use the word "popular" than "best", as the word best is most commonly used word to express anything.

with this example you will be able to use the google search in a better way.

google map tricks

Google Map is most popular tool from Google. With this we are able to see the nooks and corners of the world.

Almost all the places on the globe are identified in the map. Gone are the days to use the traditional map. With digital era, one can zoom in and out or pin point or spot on any place.

measuring distance between two points on earth has become a matter of blink of an eye.

Try this with google map -

Login to google account

Go to https://www.google.com/maps/

Click on menu ☰ > Your places > MAPS > CREATE MAPS

Choose all the places you visited.

Now you will be able create a map of the places visited similar to one, shown with the link below -

https://www.google.com/maps/@13.8790729,30.2812752,3z/data=!4m2!6m1!1s1LJVDRfEqFZISi_9yahJbIDmwaUi40VO2

Such created link can be included in the document, where you are required present the places you visited.

translate tricks

In Malaya, "Baggage" is called as "Bagasi".

Just because both are written in the same board, anyone can make-out the equivalence of baggage with bagasi.

Let's try the power of google translate, to translate one of the work written in English" to "Spanish" and also in "Hindi".

One, two, three, four, five, Once I caught a fish alive, Six, seven, eight, nine, ten, Then I let it go again.

Now click https://translate.google.com/

and choose the languages. Copy the english song on the left box, you will find the output on the right box. in Spanish

Uno dos tres CUATRO CINCO, Una vez que atrapé un pez vivo, Seis siete OCHO NUEVE DIEZ, Entonces lo dejo ir de nuevo.

in Hindi, it becomes

एक दो तीन चार पांच, एक बार मैनें जिंदा मछली पकडी, छह सात आठ नौ दस, तो मैं इसे दोबारा जाने देता हूं।

ek do teen chaar paanch, ek baar mainen jinda machhalee pakadee, chhah saat aath nau das

Now how easy is the writing in multi languages. Create your book and translate and reach the world.

You tube tricks

Leaving behind the other competitors, such as Vimeo, Metacafe, Daily Motion etc., Youtube is the most popular source for videos.

for every one minute, Five hundred hours of video is being uploaded. Youtube is localised in 91 countries and accessible in 80 languages.

79% of the internet uses have Youtube account.

51% of the Youtube users search for "How to..." content and 28% of them for "Just time pass".

to download any Youtube video, follow the simple step.

at https://www.youtube.com/

search for "how to make cake at home". You will get the search results.

Eg. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POInmxk-MrQ

Just type "ss" before the youtube on the link address as shown below,

https://www.ssyoutube.com/watch?v=POInmxk-MrQ

you can directly download the selected video.

Gmail tricks

Leaving aside the Apple iphone mail, Gmail has 26% market share. Other followers ate Outlook 9%, Yahoo mail 7% and others share is marginal.

we know the regular use of Gmail for sending and receiving the mails.

Here we discuss two important features of Gmail.

Making Gmail Groups: If you are required to send a common mail few members regularly. You can combine them together under a name. Eg. "School Friends"

Now after login, just go to https://contacts.google.com/ you will see the complete list mail.

Create the Label "School Friends". Now click on a email you would like to add to above group. Bring the mouse on ⋮ symbol and select the label. Similarly you may add further mails into the group.

Making Online Meetings/ Group Calling: When you wish have a meeting with up to 25 members (in the free version of the software) face to face online, the Google Hangout is the best. Go to https://hangouts.google.com/ and add email or phone numbers of the members to make a call and have meeting.

You have the option of video call, phone call or text chat with this application. Experience the HD quality video and audio.

Note: In case your video is running slow, you can switch from the default 720p stream to 360p video.