As noted last month, there's been a lot of interest and excitement around Desktop Search products and technology. Today you get a chance to try out the beta version of what we call YDS (Yahoo! Desktop Search).
Yahoo! released their new Desktop Search suite as beta. Its interface is based on Windows native desktop interface, rather than using HTTP server and web browser as UI, used in Google's GDS.
The most interesting feature would be incremental search, which is not available in GDS. It sure can be a great incentive for us to switch to YDS. In addition, if Yahoo has a plan to expose its API SDK to hack around (like plugin for new filetypes etc.), it'll be really interesting for geeks.