Google Media Server Helps Bridge Gap Between PC and TV

Google Media Server is a Google Desktop add-on that provides a way to get PC media content onto your TV. With the help of a UPnP device, Google Media Server collects all the relevant media files from your PC and makes them available over a local host. While it doesn't seem as direct as a device like SlingCatcher, it's… »6/27/08 7:24pm6/27/08 7:24pm

Google Gadgets For Dashboard Available Now, Fairly Unnecessary

The Google Gadgets Dashboard integration we told you about yesterday is here, but the bad news is that you'll need to install Google Desktop to use it. With Spotlight, (pretty great) Widgets, and other applications already native to OS X, is there really a need for Google Desktop just to use Google Gadgets? If you… »11/29/07 4:00pm11/29/07 4:00pm

Google Desktop For Mac OS X First Impressions [verdict: solid, feels slower than Spotlight]

So word in the Valley is that Google and Apple are still going out, going dutch at Mel's Drive-In and doing naughty things at Apple dad's garage. Now Google wants to get the relationship one step further without putting pressure on Apple and has released Google Desktop for Mac OS X. »4/04/07 8:10am4/04/07 8:10am