Google Adds Calculator to its Search

Google has taken another step to make the world’s most popular search engine, more than just a search engine. It added a 34 key scientific keyboard to its search engine which means solving equations could’ve never been more easier on the internet.

One might ask the need of a calculator in search engine (in a browser) when it is just a click away through start menu, but you will agree that power users usually remain with-in browser windows and prefer browser calculators (Google calculator in this case) over conventional calculators offered by operating systems.

Of course, this isn’t the first calculator in the web, but it is easily one of the most accessible because of the search engine’s popularity throughout the globe.

Here’s the screenshot of the calculator:


Since the calculator is scientific, it can solve basic equations and is capable of giving answers in both radians and degrees.

Although it may seem like a small step, but combined with knowledge graph (which was announced in May and provides facts about the searched query) calculator will make the search engine more functional.

  • Well they don’t only add the calculator but some other things too. Like the conversion table. Just search 1 kg to lb.

  • In one way they are making the things easy for us and on the other hand we are now depending on them and thats what they want

    • Ha ha a conspiracy theorist! I bet you also think that Casio and TI have a *PLOT* to make us use their calculators!

      No one is forcing you to use google to calculate anything.

  • Amazing but who will use a online calculator instead of windows built-in calculator.

  • well, again a nice step . I like google not only for its searching ability but also for the fact that they always remain active to bring anything new & fresh to it all the time. :’)

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