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Google search: 15 hidden features

Google search: 15 hidden features
3. Conversions Currency conversions and unit conversions can be found by using the syntax: <amount><unit1> in <unit2>. So for example, you could type '1 GBP in USD', '20 C in F' or '15 inches in cm' and get an instant answer. 4. Search for 'time in <place>' and you will get the local time for that place, as well as the time zone it is in. 5. A quick way to translate foreign words is to type 'translate <word> to <language>'. 6. If you know you are looking for a PDF or a Word file, you can search for specific file types by typing '<search term> filetype:pdf' or '<search term> filetype:doc' 7. If you type in a flight number, the top result is the details of the flight and its status. 8. Search for film showings in your area by typing 'films' or 'movies' followed by your postcode. 9. 10. When you're enter a search term that has a second meaning, or a close association with something else, it can be difficult to find the results you want. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.

DuckDuckGo the little known search engine that refuses to store data on users doubles web traffic amid NSA tapping scandal DuckDuckGo, based in Pennsylvania, does not share user data with sitesThis means fewer advertisements and results that are not skewed for usersFirm saw web traffic double in the wake of Snowden NSA tapping leakPro-privacy search engine one of several companies growing in this arena By Helen Collis Published: 08:43 GMT, 11 July 2013 | Updated: 07:14 GMT, 23 July 2013 Web-users who want to protect their privacy have been switching to a small unheard of search engine in the wake of the 'Prism' revelations. DuckDuckGo, the little known U.S. company, sets itself aside from its giant competitors such as Google and Yahoo, by not sharing any of its clients' data with searched websites. This means no targeted advertising and no skewed search results. At just 33, DuckDuckGo founder and CEO, Gabriel Weinberg has tapped into a niche market - offering Internet users real privacy when searching the world wide web 'If you're wondering how you would turn that into a verb...Duck it!'

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