Google introduces shortcuts to its Search

Tech giant Google has introduced shortcuts on the Google Search app for Android, iOS and Google.com on the mobile web that gives users the ability to explore deeper within topics they care about. With shortcuts right on the home screen, users now have access to in-depth experiences across sports, eat and drink, entertainment and weather sections. Android users will find other useful shortcuts too like translate, nearby attractions, flights, hotels, Internet speed test, currency converter, and more. “If you’re looking for fun, there are shortcuts like tic-tac-toe, roll a die, animal sounds, solitaire and always a Google favourite: I’m feeling curious,” said Tamar Yehoshua, Vice President, Product Management, Google, in a blog post. With a tap on the entertainment shortcut, users can see what’s playing this weekend at local theatre or what to watch on TV.