Tuesday, July 12, 2005

Google by Phone

This site allows you to demo Google SMS (Short Message Service).

Send "help" from your phone to the number "46645" (GOOGL) for more details.

For example:
  • 32 degrees celsius in fahrenheit: 32 degrees Celsius = 89.6 degrees Fahrenheit
  • population of india: India Population:1,080,264,388
  • weather new york ny: 72F,Overcast Wind:N 5mph Hum:60% Tu:68-85F,Mostly Sunny...
  • columbia university new york ny: 2960 Broadway New York, NY 10027 212-854-1754
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1 comment:

Robert Zamees said...

4INFO (shortcode 44636) has a similar mobile search text message offering, but provides several additional services that Google does not: sports scores ("lakers" "duke"), fantasy stats ("kobe bryant" "jaromir jagr"), flight times ("swa san jose san diego") and a beta version of mobile download search. All these services can be accessed via SMS (44636), WAP at http://wap.4INFO.net , or at http://www.4INFO.net.

Why 4INFO instead of Google?
“When asked recently for the address of a trendy downtown Manhattan club called Butter, both 4Info and Yahoo! located it on the first try. But Google sent back results better suited to baking.”
- Wendy Widman, Forbes.com. 8/3/2005