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Google Suggest

Google has a new service in Beta: Google Suggest. From their description of the new service:

This new web search service suggests queries as a user types what he or she is looking for into the search box. By offering more refined searches up front, Google Suggest can make searching more convenient and efficient, because it eliminates the need to type the entire text of a query. In addition, the service can connect users with new query suggestions that are useful, intriguing, and fun.


Testing All Spyware Removal Products

Adam Baratz has a great article on Ars Technica that discusses the testing of the top 5 anti-spyware tools. Most people find that using a combination of Ad-Aware and Spybot Search & Destroy works the best, but this test takes a look at what actually works. It turns out that these testers found Ad-Aware to be far and away the best program for spyware removal. If you're too busy to read the whole article, you can skip to the conclusion.


Brand New Google Tool: Google Desktop Search

If you're like most librarians, Google has become one of your essential tools of the trade. And now Google has expanded its search capabilities to our desktops! Google Desktop Search installs just about as quickly as the Google Toolbar does (another tool I've found essential). You download the application, it indexes what's on your hard drive, in your e-mail, searches you've run, webpage history, instant messages, etc.



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