Google Sudoku is one of the thousands of gadgets available for the Google Desktop Search application. But what are the gadgets anyway? The gadgets are plug-in components that enrich your Desktop experience and performs the most incredible and handy tasks that you can imagine and more.
At this point, if you’re not a user already, you might be wondering what is Google Desktop Search. Let me explain that to you and then we’ll come back to the Sudoku. This tool is developed by the people from Google, which is quite a reference of its quality, and is a desktop searching engine that allows you to perform searches within your computer as you were searching something on the Internet.
Back to the Sudoku, first thing to say is that you need to have Desktop Search running on your system to use this gadget. On the side bar of the Desktop Search you’ll find a round button with an addition sign on it. When you press it, a gadget search window will open and you can browse the huge list to find the one you want. In this case, you can just type in “Sudoku” and Sudoku gadget will be listed. Then you press the “Add” button below the gadget thumbnail and that’s it, you’re done! Easy, right? Optionally, you can download the installation file from the Google Gadgets web site and then execute it by double clicking on it. A short installation will take place and the gadget will be ready to go.
Immediately, you will see a new square section on the side bar of Desktop Search with the title “Play Sudoku”. By clicking on this area you will launch the program and you will be able to play Sudoku anytime you fell like it. Very nice and easy interface and help available make a goog experience.
The basic idea after this gadget is to give to Google Desktop Search the ability to run a Sudoku game application anytime you want to have a little brake from work. This cool plug-in is available for free but is good to mention that it’s not a Google Tested gadget so some bugs can ruin the party.
- It's free, quick access, easy to use
- only available in english, not a Google tested plug-in, only useful for Windows Users