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Google Desktop

A desktop search application from Google that runs under Windows or Mac. It searches a user's computer for keywords in Office documents, Outlook messages, AOL chats and Web pages. It also provides a viewer for news and photos as well as mini applications called "gadgets," similar to the Gadgets that were introduced with Windows Vista (see gadget). See Google and desktop search.
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Besides being a more powerful and actionable software, X1 Professional was built from the ground up as a business productivity application, whereas Google Desktop and the like were built as extensions of operating systems.
Google Desktop also allows users to go beyond their desktops when searching for files, but in a way that targets a more mainstream audience.
In addition, Google Desktop users can download a free 'gadget' that captures and presents tips via RSS feed within the Google Desktop environment.
Google(TM) software on the drive 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.
Google Pack: Grupo de aplicaciones de Google y otros desarrolladores que incluye: Google Toolbar, Spyware Doctor, Google Desktop, Norton Security Scan, Picasa, FireFox, Adobe Reader, Skype, Real Playery Sun StarOffice
The Google Gadget is supported on Windows 2000 SP4 and Windows XP SP2 systems that are running Google Desktop.
The 106 lessons in this tutorial illustrate how to find pictures online with Google image search, browse Google groups, search a PC with Google desktop, set up a Gmail account, navigate satellite maps in Google Earth, create a blog, and share photos with Picasa.
Capability: Google Desktop Search indexes files on your desktop PC and displays the results in a Google search page.
De esta compania se dice mucho, pero lo que mas sospechas ha despertado es la posibilidad de que, mediante sus diversos servicios --el correo electronico gmail, la herramienta de escaneo de las computadoras personales Google Desktop, la posibilidad de ubicar a un individuo mediante la combinacion del servicio de mapeo de Google Maps y la telefonia celular, o la tentacion de identificar coordenadas exactas de sitios vulnerables o estrategicos mediante la navegacion por Google Earth--, esta empresa recabe informacion sensible, muy privada, sobre individuos, corporaciones y otros actores sociales, sin que sepamos, a ciencia cierta, a donde van a parar esos datos nuestros y que destino tendran.
Downloading Google Desktop Search engine lets you type in keywords to swiftly locate files and e-mails on your computer.
This particular firestorm was ignited by the release of their Google Desktop 3.
Admittedly Google Desktop 3, as it's known, might be useful for those who litter their computers with junk.