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Can I convert time zone calculations (18:30 CEST to GMT+1 for example) with google? Are there other usable web-applications to do that kind of job?

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No, Google can't do that (yet). It has been suggested, though: google.com/support/forum/p/Web+Search/… –  Al E. Jul 10 '10 at 14:41

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You can do that with WolframAlpha.

18:30 CEST to GMT+1

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Beat me to it - they have an API as well : wolframalpha.com/developers.html –  iAn Jul 12 '10 at 7:18
    
Thats great, thanks! –  Aaron Jul 12 '10 at 9:37
    
I used to use Google for small stuff but when I discovered WolframAlpha I was deeply impressed. At first because its ability to integrate/derive math functions. O:) –  horsedrowner Jul 12 '10 at 13:13

I really like timeanddate.com's interface and the Time Zone Converter near the bottom works well.

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Google currently does not do time conversions but you can always ask Google the current time at a location. Just search for "time in <city>" (e.g. time in london).

That is the way I use to quickly get the time in a different location. Of course you still have to calculate the difference yourself.

EDIT: I just found out that this trick only works if the "interface language" for Google is set to English.

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Permatime is a nice little site that sets up a URL for your event time and displays it in the viewers local time.

e.g. The 2010 World Cup Final in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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I have not used permatime before, but it looks like an excellent suggestion. –  Jeroen Huinink Jul 12 '10 at 17:03

EveryTimeZone is a nice webapp that gives you a really quick simple view of the time (you can drag the 'current time' around) in various common time zones

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This is a great little app that is perfect for figuring out what time it will be halfway across the world when you are trying to set up a time for a call with offshore teammates! –  pkaeding Sep 8 '10 at 23:53

I've found these:

http://www.timezoneconverter.com/cgi-bin/tzc.tzc

http://www.onlineconversion.com/timezone.php

Google supplies a reference page but doesn't seem to offer the service itself.

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