Google is known all over the world due to its Internet search engine, but as well as this service, this company also provides many other services to the users, like Gmail, Google Maps, YouTube, Picasa, etc.
Work much faster with Google's services.
To make it much quicker to access these services, and also to make it possible to access part of the information without even having to use a browser, they have decided to launch Google Desktop, an application that installs a toolbar on the desktop.
This toolbar can be configured so that it shows various gadgets (small applications) that are related with various services offered by the company or that are offered by third parties:
- A Google search bar, that will open the predetermined browser with the results.
- A large analog clock.
- A quick notepad.
- Shortcut to Google Calendar, showing the information about the current day.
- Shortcut to YouTube, allowing you to see the videos directly from the desktop on a small screen.
- Access to Google Docs, allowing you to search, open and upload files.
- Weather forecast.
- TV Set, a small television that allows you to watch up to five different channels broadcast over the Internet.
- A multimedia player.
So, if you're looking for a tool that will allow you to quickly access the majority of Google's services, and that even offers other additional services, download and install Google Desktop.