Sunday, June 07, 2015

Use Bing as Calculator, Converter, Clock, Dictionary . . .

Bing Search Techniques

As a Search Engine, Bing is next to Google. And it's now concerned to increase the market share. Search engine Bing are now offering special features to the users. In this post, I'm gonna talk about different uses of Bing. 

Bing can be used for multiple purposes. But I would like to concentrate on 4 amazing features of Bing. You can use Bing as - 

  • Calculator - Perform basic and some scientific calculations.
  • Unit Converter - Perform unit conversions.
  • Clock - Check the time of different cities with date.
  • Dictionary - Look up the word meaning.

Note: One or more of the above features may require Internet Explorer to function. Some of these features may not be available in some countries. 


I would like to recommend you to use Internet Explorer when you're trying to use these features. And make sure you're on Let's go - 

Bing as Calculator
  • Type - Calculator and hit Enter
  • You will get it right there

Bing Calculator on Search Page

Or simply type 45 - 9 and hit Enter. The result will be shown on Bing Calculator. 

Bing as Unit Converter

  • Type - Unit converter or Convert unit and press Enter
  • Choose your desired unit from the drop down box.
  • Select the format that you need to convert from the left, and the format in which you want your result from the right.
  • Enter the value and get the result.

Bing Unit Converter on Search Result

Or you can simply type, 35 Celsius in Fahrenheit and Bing will show automatically show the result in its Unit Converter.

Bing as Clock

You may have watch, smart phone or anything which is enough to see the time. What, if you need to see the time of another country? With Bing, you can see the date and time of any city/ country of the world within a second!
  • Type anything as - Dhaka Time/ Singapore Time/ Sydney Time/ London Time
  • Immediately, you will get the Current Time of that city/ country with date

Bing Clock on Search Result

Bing as Dictionary

  • Type anything as - Define Equilibrium/ GDP/ Diffusion
  • The meaning of the word will be right there with synonyms, explanation and pronunciation!

Bing Search Dictionary

MSN Weather Forecast on Bing Search Result

Bing also shows weather forecast data from MSN. Suppose, you need to know the weather forecast of a city. Simply type as - 

Dhaka Weather or London Weather or any city. The result will be shown as follow - 

Bing Search Shows MSN Weather Data

Undoubtedly, Google is still playing the role of leader in search market. And Bing is also playing as an active threat there. As new features are being added to Bing, we expect much severe competition in the future. 

By the way, you may also read - Different Search Techniques of Google . . .

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