Thursday, 30 October 2008

New Google Toolbar for IE users

Coming November, Google toolbar turns eight year old. To celebrate the ocassion, the company has launched a new version for Internet Explorer.

The new version which is launching out of beta is available in 40 languages. With the new tool bar IT users can synchronise their settings online to access their Toolbar from wherever they are.

Here are some of the new features users can find in this latest version:

Custom buttons
It will also have the option for users to add buttons to their Toolbar that will let them visit and search their favorite websites and keep up with interesting feeds. Google's Button Gallery offers a selection of ready-made buttons for popular sites, and users can make also their own buttons by right-clicking within the search box on any site.

Create multiple profiles in AutoFill to keep your business and personal information separate.

To translate a non-English web pages into English? Just select "Translate this page" from the Toolbar's Translate menu to view French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese (simplified), Japanese and Korean pages in English.

Users can also use the WordTranslator feature to translate English words on a Web page into another language.

Enhanced Search box
As users type a search query into the new Toolbar's search box, they will see a list of useful suggestions based on popular Google searches, spelling corrections as well as their own Toolbar search history and bookmarks.

Users can also click the `G' icon in the search box to search different Google sites, the current site, or sites for which they have installed custom search buttons.