Looking for live IPL scores, current time in New York, today’s gold price, availability of seats or fares for trains from Bangalore to Mumbai ?
We have recently enhanced our SMS Search offering to bring you all that and more. A simple SMS to 9-77-33-00000 gives you instant access to Google SMS Search and that too at the cost of a normal SMS.
SMS ‘cri’ to 9-77-33-00000 to get much more than just international match scores; send 'cri ipl' for instant IPL scores, 'cri ipl
' (for example 'cri ipl knight riders') for your favorite team score and 'cri ranji' for domestic match updates.
Apart from stock prices, we now provides commodity prices as well. Just SMS 'price gold', 'price oil', or 'price cotton' to know the MCX spot prices for these commodities. To learn more, sms 'help commodity' to 9-77-33-00000.
Trying to call a friend in New York and wondering what time it is for him ? For an instant update on local time in any city or country in the world, simply sms 'time
' to 9-77-33-00000. For example 'time new york'
Didn't you wish you could do more than just getting your PNR status and train schedule on SMS ? We now provide seat availability and fare information as well. For ex. to check seat availability for 24th April on train #1018, going from Bangalore to Mumbai, simply sms 'train avail 1018 Bangalore to Mumbai on 24-04' or if you want to know the fare for sleeper class, sms 'train fare 1018 Bangalore to Mumbai for SL'. To learn more, sms 'help train' to 9-77-33-00000.
To learn more about various interesting features, please visit http://www.google.co.in/sms or SMS 'help' to 9-77-33-00000.
Cross Posted from Google India Blog
Best of all, you don't pay a premium charge for any of this, just the price of a standard SMS.