Google provides you more than just search options. Now there are number of useful Google tools that will make your life much easier.

Google Maps

Google Maps was launched back in 2005. It allows you to find locations anywhere in the world. Whenever you need to find a specific location all you need to do is type in the address. You will be able to view your results as street maps, topographically, and through satellite pictures. You will be able to zoom in and out to your preferences and pan to all directions. When you need directions from one location to another Google Maps can provide you with this as well.

Google Messaging

Google Email or Gmail has become one of the most popular email applications. Previously, few people could create an account but now anyone anywhere in the world can create their own Gmail account and enjoy the benefits that come with it. It is completely user friendly and you get a large amount of storage space for all your messages. With Google Talk or Gtalk, you can instant message anyone anywhere. All you have to do is to download this application and enjoy the chatting experience. It’s not just limited to messages, though, but you can also use Gtalk to make video calls to your contacts. This is a great way to keep in touch with your friends and family, and is so much more fun than a simple message in print.

Google Calendar

If you lead a busy life and are struggling to keep up with your hectic schedule then Google calendar will help you to simplify everything. This application allows you to schedule events for specific days, including time and locations. You can also use this application to invite people that also belong to the group. If they are also using Google calendar then you will be able to find out if there will be any clashes when you are planning an event. The application will remind you a certain time in advance so that you never forget where you have to be and at what time.

Google Checkout

There are many online stores, but many people are weary when it comes to sharing their personal details on websites. Google Checkout is designed to as a universal checkout system. How this works is that you create a Google account and provide your contact and billing details. There are all sorts of safety features in place to ensure that your information remains private. The best part is your details will only be on Google’s database and nobody else’s. Once you have set up your account you can go shopping on sites that allow for Google Checkout.

It is easy to see how Goggle tools can make your life so much more convenient. There is practically a tool for everything in your life from traveling and shopping to events planning and keeping in touch with people all over the world.