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I assume most of you are like myself, stuck at home reading mindless blogs on a lonley weekend. What’s your excuse? Nowhere to go, nothing to do? With Google SMS, you get the ability to search items, movie times, maps, sport scores, and weather reports in your local area. Just text message your search query to 466453 (‘GOOGLE’ on most devices) and you’ll receive a message back with the searched results.

Here is a list of examples given from the Google sms site.

 

Search Feature Sample Query
Local sushi H3B 1Y8
Weather weather ottawa
Glossary define zenith
Sports score lakers
Movies movies R3H 0H4
Stocks stock bmo
Postal Codes postal code T2N
Directions directions laval qc to montreal
Maps map vancouver
Flights flight ac 479
Area Codes area code 250
Q&A area of alberta
Airlines air canada
Translation translate hello in french
Web Snippets web hubble telescope
Calculator 10 lbs in kg
Currency Conversion 8 cad in yen
Airports yyz airport
METAR metar cyyc
Help help local

 
Carrier fees apply, you should check with your cell provider for assistance. 466453  (GOOGLE) and type in a term you are searching for.

Written by James Lam

February 22, 2009 at 7:47 pm

Posted in Mobile Tools

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