Google Now Lets You Compare Ingredients Information

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Potato.. potato.

Google is cool. When I want to translate something, I can just paste it in a search box. Math? Who even needs a calculator when you have Chrome. And now, I'm super excited to let you guys know about another new search box feature.

Type in a basic food item like celery or shallots followed by "vs" and another food item. Google'll give you a comparison.Test it out. Go ahead, I'll wait.

Man, we really do live in the future.

It's still pretty limited. "Pepperoni vs cheese" works, but good luck trying to compare pizza to anything (trust me, I tried to compare pizza to everything). There is one major problem though.

Google thinks cilantro is this thing called "coriander." Come on, G. Wi-fi busses or no wi-fi busses, I'm sure Mountain View has plenty of access to Mexican food. Get it right.

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Wi-fi bus or no wi-fi bus, you're not telling me the Mountain View office doesn't have access to Mexican food. It's cilantro.

Anyways, happy Googling.

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3 comments
Karen Sibrel
Karen Sibrel

As a T1 diabetic whose constantly looking up the nutritional values of food, this makes me happy.

emmynobes
emmynobes

Coriander refers to the seeds of the plant and cilantro refers to just the leaves of the plant...

reviews2
reviews2

Google didn't create online translation. People only think they did because people think Google created everything that happens online.

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