Friday, May 19, 2006

Hello, Google?

Google SMS (Short Message Service) lets you text message a question to Google and an answer will be sent back faster than you could even get an internet connection on your phone.

Here's how it works:
Simply send a text message to 46645 (googl) in any of the following ways to get the info you're looking for.

Here are some sample search terms:
Local listings: hospital San Jose CA
Phonebook : 2122269817
Driving directions : pasadena CA to santa monica CA
Movies : ice age 94110
Weather : weather dallas tx
Stock quotes : tgt
Q&A : population of Japan
Glossary : define prosimian
Translation : translate coffee in french
Froogle : price mp3 player
Zip code : 94043
Area code : 650
Calculator : 160 pounds * 4000 feet in calories
Currency conversion : 5 usd in yen
Sports: duke, detroit nhl, lakers, sf giants
Help : help
Tips : tips

You can also get driving directions and even ask general questions like "What is Mark Twain's real name?"

Learn more at How to use Google SMS. You can even print out a tip sheet to carry in your wallet.

Cheers...

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