Google Desktop Out of Beta
Finally some some Google’s applications are making it out of beta. Google Desktop is one of the applications.
We always get a bit misty-eyed when a youngster graduates, so today we’re dabbing back a few tears for Google Desktop, which leaves beta status behind with several powerful new features under its belt.
Fans of Google Maps will want to check out Sidebar’s new maps panel, which lets you do all the usual cool maps stuff — local business info, directions, sightseeing — plus a new one: finding new locations relevant to the web pages and emails you’re reading and showing them in your maps panel.