You can use Google services like finding local businesses, movies in theaters near you, weather info, flight status and much more simply by sending an SMS . To use this service, known as Google SMS, all you need to do is send simple query to a 466453 (GOOGLE on phone keypad).
To get weather info for Dallas text weather dallas
To get movies show times near specific zip code text movies 76040
To get driving directions text directions dallas to houston
To convert between different units text 140 lbs in kgs
To translate from one language to another text translate hello in spanish
More Sample queries
Local – pizza 76040
Weather – weather dallas
Glossary – define Nepal
Sports – score mavericks
Movies – movies 75062
Stocks – stock tgt
Zip Codes – zip code 76041
Directions – directions dallas to houston
Maps – map 5th avenue new york
Flights – flight aa 1411
Area Codes – area code 646
Products – price ipod player 40gb
Q&A – abraham lincoln birthday
Airlines – united airlines
Translation – translate hello in french
Web Snippets – web hubble telescope
Calculator – 1 us pint in liters
Currency Conversion – 8 usd in yen
Airports – sfo airport
METAR – metar khio
Help – help local
Local time – time kathmandu
Please make sure you have text message service on your cell phone plan. Google SMS replies back with the results as SMS and some can be long like the diriving directions.
For more information on the service visit Google SMS page.
This service is currently available in the United States only.