Brian from Hackszine seems to have discovered something a little odd about the new Google Desktop for Mac – even if you choose not to display “delete files” in the results, they’re still saved – it doesn’t stop Google Desktop from creating, keeping, and indexing those (deleted) cached files.
As frustrated as I’ve been with Spotlight and all that I think it should be able to do but just doesn’t quite get right, I was interested in today’s news that Google Desktop is finally available for the Mac. Finally, I can search my Gmail account from my desktop and use some more sophisticated search syntax. This could be quite handy and should really put the pressure on Apple to beef up Spotlight in its Leopard release.
But, as is usual with every useful new tool Google releases, this one comes with something that gets me a little nervous…
Hackszine.com: Delete Cached Files in Google Desktop for the Mac? – Link.