Google’s New Stopwatch & Timer Search Feature

Let Google remind you when to take the cookies out of the oven or time how fast you can type your articles with the new interface for the stopwatch and timer.

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Google has a revised interactive answer box for a search for [timer], [stopwatch] and variations of them, such as [set a timer for 10 minutes]. The new interface lets you toggle between the timer feature and the stopwatch feature.

Keep in mind that you can set both to run simultaneously if you want to. There is even an option to have it beep like an alarm clock, by clicking on the speaker icon. The window option will expand the timer/stopwatch to be full-screen.

Here are a couple of screen shots:



Hat tip to Alex Chitu.

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Barry Schwartz
Barry Schwartz is a technologist and a Contributing Editor to Search Engine Land and a member of the programming team for SMX events. He owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics.

In 2019, Barry was awarded the Outstanding Community Services Award from Search Engine Land, in 2018 he was awarded the US Search Awards the "US Search Personality Of The Year," you can learn more over here and in 2023 he was listed as a top 50 most influential PPCer by Marketing O'Clock.

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