While Apple's touting its bundled desktop search as a leading feature of its new OS, Microsoft is downplaying the idea that many once had that desktop search would be a killer component of its next-generation Windows operating system, Longhorn. Will Longhorn Try to Rival Google? from the IDG news service write that Longhorn will instead aim to provide visualization and tagging tools to help people better organize information. While I've been dubious about tagging for web wide search, I'm a huge fan when it comes to desktop matters. My Photo Search: Google Picasa 2 Vs. Adobe Photoshop Album 2 looks at that in more depth.
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