The Google Pack

We’re not in Kansas any more.

And Google clearly isn’t just a search engine company.

Today they announced a smorgasbørd of software in the form of the Google Pack.

The interesting one is the Norton Antivirus 2005 Special EditionNorton AntiVirus Special Edition does not include the following features: Norton™ Internet Worm Protection, which stops certain damaging Internet worms at their attempted point of entry; and extended threat protection, which detects spyware and certain non-virus threats such as adware and keystroke logging programs

You’ll need Windows XP with Administrator privileges and either Firefox 1.0+ or Internet Explorer 6.0+

Here is what is on the Google Software Smorgasbørd
Google Earth – 3D Earth browser
Zoom from space to street level — tour the world
Find maps, driving directions, hotels, restaurants, and more

Google Desktop – Desktop companion
Find all your email, files, web history, and more
Get all your personalized info in one place with Sidebar

Picasa – Photo organizer
Find, edit, and share your photos in seconds
Easily remove red eye and fix photos

Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer – Search toolbar
Search from any web page and autofill forms
Block annoying pop-ups

Google Pack Screensaver – Photo screensaver
Enjoy photos from your personal collection
View pictures full screen or as a collage

Mozilla Firefox with Google Toolbar – Web browser
Mozilla Foundation
Browse the web quickly and securely
Switch between pages quickly with tabbed browsing

Ad-Aware SE Personal – Antispyware utility
Lavasoft
Safely detect and remove spyware
Protect your privacy with powerful features

Norton Antivirus 2005 Special Edition – Antivirus utility
Symantec
Protect your PC from viruses, worms and Trojan horses
Includes 6-month subscription to protection updates

Adobe Reader 7 – PDF reader
Adobe Systems
View, print, and search PDF files
Launches up to 50% faster than Reader 6.0

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