24 Hours with Google Desktop for Mac

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I downloaded Google Desktop for mac last night with great enthusiasm. I’ve uninstalled it less than 24 hrs later. I found that the software made my hard drive grind constantly and was taxing my Macbook more than I would have liked. (I’m using a Macbook Pro, 10.4.9, 2Ghz Intel Duo, 1GB RAM)

John Gruber at Daring Fireball walks you through what Google Desktop installs and raises some questions around what and where that happens. Good for a read if you’ve installed or are thinking about installing Google Desktop for Mac OS X.

For me, I’ll wait for a revised version before re-installing. The performance hit was too distracting…

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