11 Obscure Google Tricks You Didn’t Know Existed

Many articles have been written on hacks, tips, etc over the number of ways and things that can be found using Google’s search platform. Just today I ran into an excellent post on lifehacker listing the Top 10 Obscure Google Search Tricks. The user response was immense and also full of tips that were not included in the original article. In an attempt to list most of these ‘tips’ I’ve compiled a list of the most obscure ones to use at your leisure.
If you think of some that I’ve missed on this post please fee free to comment and I’ll add it to the list.
Trick #1 – Track your UPS packages without having to log on, etc, just input the tracking number in the search field.
googtrack 11 Obscure Google Tricks You Didnt Know Existed
Trick #2 – If you’re looking for reviews on a product and don’t care to get bombarded with web results of sites trying to sell you the specific product, type “product name” sucks, in my case below I turned up some reviews for my camera.
googsucks 11 Obscure Google Tricks You Didnt Know Existed
Trick #3 – Check your local weather by inputting weather “your zip code” in the search box
googweather 11 Obscure Google Tricks You Didnt Know Existed
Trick #4

– Want to know the time in another country/city anywhere in the world? Type time “city” and it should display the current time in that part of the world.
googtime 11 Obscure Google Tricks You Didnt Know Existed
Trick #5

– Want to check the movie times at your local theater? Type “movie title” “your zip code”

googmovies 11 Obscure Google Tricks You Didnt Know Existed
Trick #6 – Want to get a copy of an book electronically? Well, type “title of book” filetype:pdf
googebooks 11 Obscure Google Tricks You Didnt Know Existed
Trick #7 – Get the album cover and song list for pretty much any CD by typing “name of artist/band” “title of album”


googmusic 11 Obscure Google Tricks You Didnt Know Existed

Trick #8 – If you’re in the market for rental property, before your hit Craig List type in rent “zip code” and view the listings on Google Maps
googrent 11 Obscure Google Tricks You Didnt Know Existed
Trick #9 – New in town? Looking to rent a car?
Type car “zip code”
googrentcar 11 Obscure Google Tricks You Didnt Know Existed
Trick #10 – What’s the mass of planet earth? Type mass of the earth
googmassofearth 11 Obscure Google Tricks You Didnt Know Existed
Trick #10 – What’s the mass of our moon? Type mass of the moon
googmassofmoon 11 Obscure Google Tricks You Didnt Know Existed
Trick #11 – Want to find out how tall movie stars and other celebrities are, type their name followed by height – i.e. katie holmes height

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