Images: Google searches on the desktop

Images: Google searches on the desktop

Summary: Google invades Microsoft territory as it launches a beta version of Google Desktop Search.

TOPICS: Google, Microsoft

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  • Sidebar plays a prominent role in Google's new beta search tool, Google Desktop Search. The tool provides customizable, at-a-glance access to several different categories including e-mail, news and a scratch pad.

  • With Google's Quick Find, users will be able to launch applications by typing words into the search box and selecting the desired program. The tool will search the Web by default but can also search your own preferences.

  • Google Desktop adds a toolbar into Outlook that gives you another way to search Microsoft's e-mail tool.

Topics: Google, Microsoft

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