Images: Google moves onto the desktop
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.
With Google's new desktop tool, you can filter any search results.
Google Desktop accesses cached views of Web pages and e-mails.