Google’s employees’ favorite holiday must be Easter, since they enjoy placing many “Easter eggs” in their products. Easter eggs, for the uninitiated, are coll gimmicks Google hides in its products for amusement. Here are some of Google’s famous eggs.
If you go to Menu > About phone and tap Android version really fast several times you’ll find the Android egg.
“Beam me up Scotty”
Tell voice search to “beam me up Scotty” for a fun result.
Tilt and barrel roll
Have fun with Google Search by searching “tilt” and “do a barrel roll” (tapping Z or R twices works, too).
You can also get someone’s “Bacon number” or decode “Anagram.”
Some YouTube faves
The “beam me up Scotty” command also works in YouTube.
Of course, you shouldn’t forget to search for “Ponies” or “Bronies”
And finally, “do the Harlem shake” creates a fun experience.
Unicorns in Play
Click enter in a blank search box and Google Play will whisk you away to everything unicorns.
Seinfeld fans will love searching “Festivus“.
Or even try “Google Gravity” and click a result.
Google will also run the Fibonacci sequence.
I spent hours playing Atari’s Breakout. Now, Google gives you the chance.
Unlock unlimited free searches
Playing on the Contra game for Nintendo, if you use voice search for “up up down down left right left right” you can unlock unlimited free Google searches.
If you want to keep exploring, you can check out the list of Google’s Easter eggs on Wikipedia.