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The Best Google Voice Command Hacks

The Best Google Voice Command Hacks

Sometimes it’s nice to pretend that we’re from the future or that we’re Tony Stark (Iron Man). We have Siri and numerous other apps and utilities that we can use voice commands on, but did you know Google is one of them? Here Digital Information World and Trendblog share the best Google voice command hacks:

Today, the average web surfer can search for a number of differently phrased words or keywords related to a specific topic and still come up with a plethora of great information from a myriad of sources. However, the world wide web wasn’t always so easy to navigate; there was once a time when one had to know the exact wording of a website’s title to find what they were looking for they. A search for “social media” didn’t prompt the search engines to provide the user with related topics and keywords, and adding a URL to an engine’s index sometimes took months to complete. But, many thanks to evolving technology and the search engines’ star Google who made this process much better and easier, where you even don’t bother to type your quires, now with the help of Aladdin’s Magic Lamp you just need to command the genie with your voice and he will bring instant results that will be quite accurate according to your desire. So here are 60+ voice commands for Googlers to use the search engine giant more efficiently, go ahead, say the magic words or tap the hell out of that microphone button and try them out yourself!

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    General Voice Commands

    “Say [where is the ATM kiosk] in [Australia]?”
    “Who invented [the pajama]?”
    “What is the meaning of [Irfan]?”
    “Stock price of [Twitter]”
    “Post to Google+ [I’ll not post anything today, except cool selfies]”

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    Notes and Reminders Commands

    “Set alarm for [11 PM]”
    “Remind me to [pay bill] at [8 AM]”

    Time and Date Voice Commands

    “What time is it in [Karachi]?”
    “When is the sunset [in New York City]”
    ”What is the time zone of [Brazil]”

    Communication commands

    “Call [Bill]”
    “Send [email] to Anna, [Subject: Transaction], [Message: Thanks, I’ve got the money]”
    “Send [SMS] to Mike mobile, [Don’t forget to buy cookies]”

    Weather commands

    Say “[Weather]”
    “Is it going to rain [Saturday]”
    “What’s the weather in [Florida]?”

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    Maps & Navigation

    “Show me the nearby [Bar] on map”
    “Navigate to [Changai] on car”
    “How far is [Chao Phraya River] from [Wat Arun]?”

    Conversions and Calculations Commands

    “What is the tip for [200] dollars?”
    “Convert [currency / weight / length …] to [currency / weight / length …]”
    “How much is [28] times [96]?”
    “What is [15] percent of [9680]?”

    Sports Commands

    “How are [Grays Athletic] doing?”
    “When is the next [Los Angeles Lakers] game?”
    “Did [Bayern Munich] win their last game?”

    Flight Information

    “Flight [Jet Airways]?”
    “When will [AA 125] land / depart?”

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    Web Browsing Commands

    “Go to [Mashable]?”
    “Open [Social Media Examiner]”
    “Show me [TechCrunch]”

    Entertainment Commands

    “Listen to / play [I’m with you] by [Avril Lavigne]?”
    “YouTube [The most amazing videos]?”
    “Who acted in [The avengers]?”
    “When was [Iron Man 3] released?”

    Easter Eggs

    “Okay Jarvis, …” (Instead of “Okay Google, …”)

    “What’s the loneliest number?”

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    Infographic by trendblog.

    How To Search Google With Voice Commands | Digital Information World

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    Last Updated on November 5, 2019

    5 Best Language Learning Apps to Master a New Language

    5 Best Language Learning Apps to Master a New Language

    Learning a new language is no easy feat. While a language instructor is irreplaceable, language learning apps have come to revolutionize a lot of things and it has made language learning much easier. Compared to language learning websites, apps offer a more interactive experience to learn a new language.

    The following language learning apps are the top recommended apps for your language learning needs:

    1. Duolingo

      Duolingo is a very successful app that merged gamification and language learning. According to Expanded Ramblings, the app now counts with 300 million users.

      Duolingo offers a unique concept, an easy-to-use app and is a great app to accompany your language acquisition journey. The courses are created by native speakers, so this is not data or algorithm-based.

      The app is free and has the upgrade options with Duolingo Plus for $9.99, which are add free lessons. The mobile app offers 25 languages and is popular for English-speaking learners learning other languages.

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      Download the app

      2. HelloTalk

        HelloTalk aims to facilitate speaking practice and eliminate the stresses of a real-time and life conversation. The app allows users to connect to native speakers and has a WhatsApp like chat that imitates its interface.

        There is a perk to this app. The same native speakers available also want to make an even exchange and learn your target language, so engagement is the name of the game.

        What’s more, the app has integrated translation function that bypasses the difficulties of sending a message with a missing word and instead fills in the gap.

        Download the app

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        3. Mindsnacks

          Remember that Duolingo has integrated gamification in language learning? Well, Mindsnacks takes the concept to another level. There is an extensive list of languages available within the app comes with eight to nine games designed to learn grammar, vocabulary listening.

          You will also be able to visualize your progress since the app integrates monitoring capabilities. The layout and interface is nothing short of enjoyable, cheerful and charming.

          Download the app

          4. Busuu

            Bussu is a social language learning app. It is available on the web, Android, and iOS. It currently supports 12 languages and is free.

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            The functionality allows users to learn words, simple dialogues and questions related to the conversations. In addition, the dialogues are recorded by native speakers, which brings you close to the language learning experience.

            When you upgrade, you unlock important features including course materials. The subscription is $17 a month.

            Download the app

            5. Babbel

              Babbel is a subscription-based service founded in 2008. According to LinguaLift, it is a paid cousing of Duolingo. The free version comes with 40 classes, and does not require you to invest any money.

              Each of the classes starts with with a sequential teaching of vocabulary with the help of pictures. The courses are tailor made and adapted to the students’ level, allowing the learning to be adjusted accordingly.

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              If you started learning a language and stopped, Babbel will help you pick up where you started.

              Download the app

              Takeaways

              All the apps recommended are tailored for different needs, whether you’re beginning to learn a language or trying to pick back up one. All of them are designed by real-life native speakers and so provide you with a more concrete learning experience.

              Since these apps are designed to adapt to different kinds of learning styles, do check out which one is the most suitable for you.

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