Aside from the big attention grabbing move to ever-increasing storage space, Gmail has gained What You See is What You Get e-mail formatting tools. When you compose a message, simply click the "Rich formatting" link above the e-mail body field.Searching within a particular site
Ever wanted to look for something and known it was inside a particular site, but didn't know how to make sure that was the only site you searched?
Well, simply add Code:
to your search.Maps
Google Maps is a fantastic service. Not sure what the address of a place is? Well, search for it in the Maps section and Google will identify likely candidates, displaying them on a map along with address information.
And it gets better. You can now view these as satellite maps. Ask for directions and it'll even overlay a route onto that satellite map. This could be especially useful, since it would make identifying landmarks easier.Calculator
Ever wanted to quickly convert units?
For instance, want to know how many cubits are in a yard? Simply enter "yard to cubit" into the Google search field. It works with many types of units. Want to know how many milliliters are in a gallon? Simply search "gallon to ml".
Want to do math? Enter your expression in plain language. Consider: "1 plus 2 times 3 divided by 4". Google answers with 2.5.Quick Facts
Need to quickly know the population of the United States?
Simply search "america population" and not only will Google offer relevant pages, but it will list the answer at the top of the page. Thumbnails
Want even more information on the search results page?
Use the BetterSearch
Firefox extension to add a thumbnail image of the page the result points to.