Digital: Ex Post

April 06, 2005

Windows desktop search tools Review

Windows desktop search tools : Page 1: "The real novelty of desktop search apps can be found in their interfaces. The central design problem in these programs isn't finding the best way to catalog your information, but finding out how to let you best traverse it. A quick comparison of the programs reviewed here shows that there's still a long way to go with this on interface design. There's no consensus on a best method; everything from web interfaces to Start menu toolbars are used. However, this indicates that these developers are open to experimentation. The battles for the desktop has barely begun, but no one is going to let it go without a fight. Let's see what they have to offer."


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