Millions of us know the trick of getting our public IP address. Most go to ipchicken or the site aptly called “whatismyip”. Well, Google just made all that unnecessary.
You can now just search for ‘ip’ (yes, two letters) and it’ll return your public IP at the top of the page.
Note that if you’re using Chrome that means it’s a .2 second operation:
1 There are a number of sources saying that you can type “what is my ip?” and get the answer. That will work too, but it’s unnecessary; just type ‘ip’.