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Voice Search on Google Desktop 7/11/13
Google has a new feature -- And it's pretty neat! You can now verbally speak to Google on your desktop using the Chrome browser and get search results. Hear's how it works:
  1. Download and install the Google Chrome browser
  2. Open Google Chrome and go to www.google.com
  3. Click the mic in the search bar and allow Voice Search to use the mic on your PC
  4. Start talking!
Click here to watch the informational video on Google Voice Search.
Use Google Translator to translate web sites and text 10/8/13
At translate.google.com, you can choose languages you want to translate from and to. Then you paste in some copied text (or the address of a Web site). In a flash, the text is translated - roughly, to be sure, but at no charge.
Use Google as a calculator 1/20/14
Simply type in the math problem in the Google Search Bar and press enter. Google will return the solution to your math question. Here are the basic symbols to use: + (plus sign) for addition, - (minus sign) for subtraction, * (asterisk) for multiplication and / (slash) for division.
Use Google as a dictionary 7/11/13
Don't have a dictionary handy? Don't worry! In the Google search box, type "define awesome" (or whatever the word is) and simply press Enter. Voilà - dictionary!
Use Google Search to search your favorite website 1/20/14
For example, let's say you want to search VPSG.net for information on secure passwords. In the Google Search Bar, type in site: vpsg.net password and press enter. Google will bring up all pages in the searched website that mention the word "password". Voilà - Easy peezy searching!
Use Google to track flights and shipped packages 3/18/14
Enter the airline and flight number (i.e. Delta 546) to display the status of an airline flight and the arrival time. AND ... If you type in a UPS, FedEx or USPS tracking number in the Google search bar, it can track a package for you! Thanks Google!
Use Google as a unit conversion tool 7/18/14
Need to know how many inches are in a yard? Google can help! In the Google Search Bar, type in the unit conversion you need (i.e. - 1 yard in inches) and Google will calculate your answer! Google Unit Convertor

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