Google Releases Beta of Desktop Search 2
Google has released Beta 2 version of its Desktop Search 2 application. This appears to be a significant upgrade from the previous release with new features like Sidebar.
Google Desktop includes Sidebar, a panel on your desktop which provides convenient, one-glance access to all sorts of personalized information.
Sidebar includes the following plug-ins: Email, News, Photos, Weather, Stocks, and Web Clips (which is essentially an RSS aggregator).