Use SMS to Google
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|
|Movies||movies R3H 0H4|
|Postal Codes||postal code T2N|
|Directions||directions laval qc to montreal|
|Flights||flight ac 479|
|Area Codes||area code 250|
|Q&A||area of alberta|
|Translation||translate hello in french|
|Web Snippets||web hubble telescope|
|Calculator||10 lbs in kg|
|Currency Conversion||8 cad in yen|
Carrier fees apply, you should check with your cell provider for assistance. 466453 (GOOGLE) and type in a term you are searching for.