1. Translate symbols or characters by drawing them.
If you go to Google Translate, there’s an option where you can manually draw things like Chinese characters, which will then be translated for you into English.
2. Get a calorie comparison of your favourite foods.
If you google “[food] vs [food]” then a chart will appear comparing the nutritional value of the two choices in great detail – everything from calories to the amount of magnesium.
3. Set a timer.
If you Google any amount of time, followed by “timer”, you’ll get a countdown, and you can even make it sound an alarm at the end – perfect for use in the kitchen.
4. Split a bill and calculate the tip.
End the struggle of paying the pill at the end of a group meal by googling “tip calculator”, entering the full cost, the percentage you want to tip, and the number of people, and it’ll work out exactly how much you need to pay each. Easy.
5. Easily find out the week’s football fixtures.
Simply google the name of the league and you’ll get a list of all the week’s fixtures right there at the top.
6. Play Atari Breakout.
Simply search “Atari Breakout” on Google Images and that’s your productivity dead for an hour.