Most of us have used Google to search the internet. Google.com displays a field and you can type anything to search for. But did you know you can do more than just search with Google? Use these keywords and your results will be above any other search results. These tips work if you are using the Google toolbar, too.
Although just entering a word will usually get you the definition in one of the results, you can get a definition at the top of your list by prefacing your word with “define”.
Type weather and the zip code or city and state.
Type movies and the zip code or city and state.
Type the airline followed by the flight number.
Type in the stock symbol
Return certain file types
To return only certain file types, add “filetype:xxx” after your search. This can be used to only return pdf files, for example to find product manuals.
“dyson dc34 filetype:pdf”
Type in what you want calculated and your answer will be returned.
“100 + 230”
Type in your tracking number (no need for the carrier). Your only result should be a link to the carrier with your tracking number entered for you.