Using Google Desktop

Ten reasons to use Google Desktop

The Google Operating System blog points out 10 great uses for Google Desktop, including file versioning, recovering deleted documents, offline Gmail search, and application launching.

Personally I’m a big fan of Google Desktop. Control, Control has become my regular Windows keyboard shortcut twitch, and I can’t count how many times I’ve found files and emails I’d forgotten about using GD’s advanced search operators. Not to mention the GD Timeline, a neat way to see exactly what files you were working on a given date. A Mac version would be nice, though, Google. See also: Master Google Desktop Search.

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