Although you’ve long been able to punch simple calculations into Google–like 12*100–now you can access a full scientific calculator right from the search interface.
The new calculator appears automatically if you input any sort of calculation as a Google search query or if you search for “calculator”. On HTML5 enabled web browsers it appears as a full scientific calculator (seen in the screenshot above) but on mobile devices it only shows the full spread of buttons when viewed in landscape mode.
Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on Google+ if you'd like.
- Published 07/25/12