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WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

Friday, December 11, 2009
10 years ago3,542 views

<<Universal search features in Google Suggest
Let's say you're planning a vacation to Belgium for the holidays. Most vacation planning includes many simple questions: What's the weather? Is my flight on time? How many euros can I get for $100? For a long time we've provided answers to these kind of questions in one simple place with universal search features on the results page. Building on the improvements we made to Google Suggest earlier this year, now we're adding these features to the list of suggested search terms beneath the search box.

For example, let's say you want to visit the capital of Belgium, but you can't remember what it is. Type "capital of belgiu" in the search box and you'll immediately find your answer (Brussels) before you're even done typing. Similarly, you can type, "weather brus" and quickly decide how much warm clothing to bring (a lot!).>>

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WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

I was testing Google suggest and noticed Unit Conversion in Google Suggest. When typed 10 dollar, it directly says how much Moroccan dirhams this is, don't know why...


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scjm [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

I have my Google settings seemingly set for Celsius, but on this feature it shows the temperature in Fahrenheit, until I click through. On the SERP it has it in Celsius.

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