Google (ticker: GOOG) launched Sidebar today, a desktop application that includes search, email, updated information, and Web RSS feeds. Product details below; analysis in a separate post:
- Email (read Gmail in real time)
- News headlines from Google News
- Weather from up to 4 locations
- Stock prices are real time, not 15 minutes delayed
- RSS feeds from the Web are automatically added from Web pages you visit, and can also be added manually
- Scratch Pad is a simple online text editor that allows you to add notes to yourself
- Quick view is a list of frequently used Web pages and desktop files
- Desktop search covers Web pages and hard drive files
Further details from Google here.
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