Google has shortcuts. Now, Yahoo does, too. Here is a brief list.
Yahoo has taken a commendable step and has decided to do the clever search engine tricks that Google does.
To convert in Yahoo, you must include the word convert.
Yahoo: convert 4 miles to inches
I love this. To find out what times it is somewhere else in the world, just type time in and the location.
Yahoo: time in paris
Yahoo can do math like Google now. Simply, type an equation.
Yahoo: (79 + 12) * 3
By typing in a UPC code or VIN code, you can find out information about a vehicle or product.
[list] – Zip Code town
– Weather town
– Traffic town
– Synonym anyword
– Stock ticker-symbol
– Scores sports-team
– Patent patent-number
– Fedex shipping number
– USPS shipping number
– (Shipping number alone searches UPS)
– News news-topic
– Define anyword
– Airport Airport name or code
These are being updated regularly. Check out Yahoo’s information page.