In concept, Google Desktop
is not all that dissimilar to the online back-up systems available.
Google said the main features of Google Desktop
for Linux (beta) include comprehensive indexing, allowing users to search the full text of almost all the content on their computer.
Google said the new Google Desktop
3 software, currently available for Windows XP or Windows 2000, will act as a useful tool if users are prepared to sacrifice some privacy.
In addition Google Desktop
for Enterprise provides full integration with the Google Search Appliance and Google Mini.
CS Odessa's new plug-in enables customers to use Google Desktop
Search to dig deep inside ConceptDraw MINDMAP and ConceptDraw PROJECT documents.
A spokesperson for the company said that Google Desktop
Search brings the power of its Internet search to the information on the computer's hard drive, and that it is very happy to bring the application out of beta and will continue to develop desktop search for users worldwide.
In addition to Google Gadgets for Linux, gOS 3 Gadgets is being shown running Google Desktop
as an alternative to Tracker, Google Picasa as an alternative to F-Spot, and Google Earth to complement the existing link to Google Maps.
And only a year after launch of the business edition, Google Applications, (Google Docs, Google Desktop
and Calendar) exist in 60% of the sample, including some organizations that thought they had removed it from their desktops until it was business proven.
A Google Search plug-in for search access to the email archive from Google Desktop
Google(TM) software allows users to quickly locate files with the Google Desktop
Search(TM) search tool, manage photos with Picasa(TM) photo organizer software and simplify Web searches with the Google Toolbar(TM) search bar.
it can dig deep into saved browser passwords, which neither Google Desktop
nor the native Windows search can.
In addition, with the recently introduced CyberLink Live Photo Frame Gadget, users can stream their pictures and music to their Vista Sidebar Gadget, Google Desktop
or Yahoo Widget.