Although there are other search engines, millions of people use Google to search. At the moment it is the most responsive and the company continually develop new and better methods of searching. There are a host of additional sites on the search engine, and they continue to develop more. One day there may be a newcomer but these days ‘google it’ has become part of our common language.
Additional Features of Google
Let’s look at some of the additional features.
For the latest news look at news.google.com
Are you looking for images for your blog, or assignment, or presentation, try images.google.com
Shopping is easier with google.com/shopping
Keep up to date with the world financial situation and stock markets with google.com/finance
If you are looking for a location, forget the old paper maps and go to maps.google.com
Should you need a video for your presentation there are a multitude on video.google.com
Google purchased Youtube which is now the most popular place on the internet for sharing videos – go to youtube.com
Looking for a new book to read, books.google.com allows you to read excerpts and locate a store that is selling the book
For the more academic, Google is working on scholar.google.com which will allow access to a academic papers
Try some of these additional features Google for yourself.