If we are likely to get some useful stuff, undoubtedly most of us tend to Google it. Google gives out the optimistic search results in the given time. So a good computer geek always chooses Google and makes his work to be done smartly. To make the things completed in smarter way there are some tips and tricks listed below.
Identify Local Time for Any City in the World using Google
If you are interested to find the local time for any city, it’s very simple if you follow this trick. For example, if you are interested to know the time for Canada follow in this way and try this with your city.
Syntax: time place
Ex: Time Canada
Exclude Keywords in the Search
If you are likely to get information with some restrictions, then we can mention them with (-) symbol before them in the search. For example, if you want to search for ebooks without the text free then represent it as follows.
Search for Keywords with Similar Meaning.
Instead of searching for a word, if we use ~ symbol before the word, the search engine is suggested to see all the exact words and the words that mean the same (synonyms). For example, if you want to download some information regarding UNIX, follow this better syntax.
UNIX material ~tutorial
Use OR in Google Search
Using OR operator in between the words can make the searching technique better. For example, if you want to download a C material or C classes then,
C material OR classes
Unit Conversion using Google
We can get the conversion in simpler way.
Ex: Mile in KM
Similarly we can get through many units of conversion.
Secs in hrs
Kgs in pounds
What not much more conversions.
Money Conversion using Google
Following converts US dollars in Rupees or to any other currency depends on query we post.
USD in INR
Google Search for a Given Keywords (both without and with sequence)
Search for keywords without sequence
This is type of searching technique that everybody do when he need to get some information from Google.
UNIX material UNIX history examples
Search for keywords with sequence
If you are in need of some information from Google and get through the sequence of words you posted in search, and then better follow this
“UNIX material UNIX history examples”
Google Advanced Search Page
If you are confused or didn’t remember any of the advanced search techniques mentioned in this article better go through the Google Advanced search page
Identify Local Weather for Any City in the World using Google
To identify the weather in any particular city, then it’s not a big deal with Google. Try this
Syntax: weather PLACE
Weather New Delhi
Searching within a Specific Website
To search for a particular keyword within the website or a blog, it’s made easier with this way of posting query.
Positive site: www.youcanwin.com
Note: no gaps between site and address.
Mathematical Calculations using Google
To perform any scientific operations, we obviously look for many conversion websites, but instead we can use Google itself as a scientific calculator.
For example, Sqrt (10)
Identify Definition a Word
To identify the actual definition of a word, let’s do this
Define: tech savvy
Match Any Single Word in the Search Using *
If you are interested to find some information and unable to recognize the whole phrase, it’s not going to stop your task, you can match any single word using *.
For example, if you want to search examples of vi editor and not sure whether it’s “examples of vi find editor” or “examples of vi search editor”, then do the following,
Examples of vi * editor
Search for a Range Using..
We can search a product or anything within the range of some upper and lower limit using ‘..’ operator in Google. For example,
Search Based on File Type
You can search examples of your required file format by specifying it clearly in the query you post. They give the matching results with the text and the file type you requested.
UNIX material filetype:ppt
Similarly you can retrieve doc, xlsx etc..,