Google Desktop, gadgets and internationalisation

Google desktop recently moved out of beta and added Thai and Indonesian to it’s language bank bringing the total of translations up to 31. If you don’t already use Google Desktop it’s worth checking out as it allows you to carry out text searches of your emails, computer files, music, photos, chats, web pages viewed all from the comfort of your own desktop.

Google have been working hard at localising and internationalising their interfaces having recently added right to left search and continually adding to their list of supported languages and countries. What’s really great though is that while they themselves have ensured their stuff can be accessed in as many languages possible they are also encouraging developers