In fact, this powerful search engine can offer lots of great services, apps and features that aren’t on many people’s radar. From secret timers to font libraries, here are some of the other cool, lesser-known things that Google has on tap.
The Bashaoor Pakistan team will help you to uncover some of them. Here are 16 of the most useful Google apps that you probably didn’t know existed.
- Google Ngrams is a fun tool that lets you search for words in 5.2 million books published between 1500 and 2008 so you can see how they’ve been used and changed over time.
- Google Translate app is an application for those who like traveling. Just point your camera at the text you need to translate, and the app will instantly translate it into the language of your choice. It’s a very useful thing!
- Gmailify: This app allows you to combine all your email accounts like Outlook.com, Yahoo! or Aol. into one Gmail inbox.
- Google Scholar is a search engine that searches across scholarly literature. The search results list from Google Scholar contains citations from textbooks, scientific papers and journals.
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- Google Keep is an app for creating bright colorful notes. You won’t forget to do anything important any more!
- Timer. You can set the timer for any time you want. When your time is up, you’ll hear the alarm sound.
- Google Sky. Use this app to see outer space as if you are looking through the most powerful telescope. With this app you will also have a chance to literally walk across the Milky Way Galaxy and learn about the latest studies.
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- Google Fonts is a search engine that helps you find the best fonts for your projects.
- Google Art Project. If you’re an art lover, you should not miss this app. Take a chance to discover and view famous artworks online in extraordinary detail.
- Think with Google. Stay informed about the results of the latest research, ongoing consumer trends and the newest insights in marketing.
- Google Trends. This app enables you to see which search queries are currently the most popular. Stay tuned!
You can even plot how different search terms have waxed or waned over time.
- Panoramio. Use Panoramio to discover the world through photos taken by Internet users.
- Google Sound Search is a great music recognition app similar to Shazam. It will tell you what song you are listening to within seconds.
- Google Images is the most comprehensive tool for searching images on the web. Upload a picture from your computer and the app will do the rest of work. The results may include similar images, different resolutions of the image, pages containing the image and more.
- Build With Chrome allows you to play with virtual Legos. Try it! It is fun not only for children but also for adults.
- Pronounce numbers with Google. Intimidated by huge numbers? Google will help you figure out how to pronounce that 12-string behemoth if you type “=english” after it.