Technically, Google has always been a place where people go to answer questions. But now if you’re using a mobile web browser, an Android phone, or the Google app for iPhone, you can get answers to some questions without even bothering to click a link. Basically, Google will provides answers to some search queries at the top of the results page.

For instance, you can search for state our country capitols, movie release dates, musician birthdays, and other similar information. Not all questions will give you a result, not by a long shot. But anything that can reduce the number of clicks you have to make on your phone when looking up information is a good thing. Even if it doesn’t always work. The good thing in this case is that even if you don’t get a Google Answer, you do get a list of web sites that very well may have answers to your question.

Brad Linder

Brad Linder is editor of Liliputing and Mobiputing. He's been tinkering with mobile tech for decades and writing about it since...

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