NWA-PCUG Newsletter Article, May 2004
Google Web Search Features
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Everything about google - my favorite searcher
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Google Web Search Features:

In addition to providing easy access to more than 3 billion web pages, Google has many special features to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

Click the title of a specific feature to learn more about it.

    Cached Links: View a snapshot of each page as it looked when we indexed it.
    Calculator: Use Google to evaluate mathematical expressions.
    Definitions: Use Google to get glossary definitions gathered from various online sources.
    File Types: Search for non-HTML file formats including PDF documents and others.
    I'm Feeling Lucky: Bypass our results and go to the first web page returned for your query.
    Froogle: To find a product for sale online, use Froogle - Google's product search service.
    News Headlines: Enhances your search results with the latest related news stories.
    PhoneBook Look up: U.S. street address and phone number information.
    Search By Number - New!: Use Google to access package tracking information, US patents, and a variety of online databases.
    Similar Pages: Display pages that are related to a particular result.
    Site Search: Restrict your search to a specific site.
    Spell Checker: Offers alternative spelling for queries.
    Stock Quotes: Use Google to get stock and mutual fund information.
    Street Maps: Use Google to find U.S. street maps.
    Travel Information - New!: Check the status of an airline flight in the U.S. or view airport delays and weather conditions.
    Web Page Translation: Provides English speakers access to a variety of non-English web pages.
    Who Links To You?: Find all the pages that point to a specific URL.

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