When Google was founded in September 1998, it served only ten thousand search queries per day. But now, Google processes over 40,000 search queries every second. Which means over 3.5 billion searches per day and 1.2 trillion searches per year worldwide. Google is the world’s largest search engine and there is no doubt about it. Most of the population that owns a smartphone or computer are aware of Google products like, YouTube, Gmail, Google Maps, Google News, Google Drive, Picasa and Google Chrome.
As we all know, Google is continuously evolving with product upgrades and new features. Till now Google has created more than 140 Products. But using all the tools is not possible for the users. So, in this article we will discuss about products that are worth and could be helpful in solving day to day issues.
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So, here are few amazing Google tools that you might have not heard before but they can make your life a lot easier.
This app allows group chatting and group messaging between its users. You can initiate a conversation by creating a “space” and it also allows you to invite your friends to join the chat via messaging, email or any social network that they use. Google Space is easy to use and it allows you to share images, videos, text, links with your friends.
Google Goggles is an image-driven search engine that is developed by Google. It is useful to search the information based on a picture. For Example, if you have clicked a picture of a chocolate, so Google Goggles will help you find the information about it and you can use product barcode or QR codes to check their brief information. This app is only available for Android users.
Google Keep is a visual note-taking application that manage your notes, to-do-list, reminders, audios and images. It was launched on March 20, 2013 and this app is available for Android and iOS users. Google Keep also allows you to customize and organize your notes according to your preferences and requirements.
Google Alerts is a monitoring tool that monitors the content, change detection and notification services. This app send notifications (via emails) to its users when it finds the new results. For example, newspaper articles, blogs or scientific research. It is a free tool that just take a few seconds for up and running.
Google Scholar is a free access web search engine which helps to search for metadata of scholarly literature at one convenient place. It makes it easy to search for information in professional formats, journals and papers like, articles, books, abstracts and court opinions from professional societies and academics publishers.
Google Books is the new name Google Book Search service of Google Inc. It is a tool that searches the full text and content of books and magazines that Google has ever scanned and stored in its digital database. It is a fun tool that allows to view to search any book out of 5.2 million books.
Google forms has been around from February 2017. Google users are familiar with Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Drive and Google Slides, these are word processor, a spreadsheet and a presentation program. It is free web based software offered by Google within its Google Drive services. Google Forms allows you to customize the design of your forms and it makes it easy to create surveys, multiple choice quizzes, subscription forms and event registration.
Google Wallet is a peer-to-peer payments service which allows people to send and receive money from a mobile through the official app for iOS and Android without any extra cost. Make sure when you set up Google Wallet account in USA, you link your existing debit card or back account to it.
Google Duo is a simple one-to-one video chat mobile app. In order to use this app, you just need a phone number to get access to your contacts to check who else is using Google Duo app, by clicking on the contact’s name, it will connect your call to that person. This app was released on August 16, 2016. Users can make video calls to their friends and family in high definition by using Google Duo.
If you have a habit of reading news daily, Google News is one of the best tools for you. It is a computer-generated news site which will update you about latest trends, headlines and breaking news. You can also have personalized interests and select your favorite sections you want to keep a tab on. You just need to check it daily so that you can stay ahead of the curve.
Google develop these tools for a specific purpose and smart decision is to take advantage of them, so start using these Google products and let us know, how you feel about them!