Even after two weeks to official windows 7 beta release not all feature of windows 7 are known to us. But slowly these hidden features of windows 7 are getting revealed like Windows 7 themes with RSS Feed based Desktop slideshow.
We have very little information about Windows 7 Open search support aka Search Federation but its confirm that windows 7 does support to open search but no documentation on how we can create windows 7 search connectors. Open Search (Search Federation) is the ability to search remote document repositories through the native Windows search interface.
For example Searching Flickr photo stream right from your Windows 7 Desktop, Now can you image potential of Open Search ? Does this sounds like “wow” ? Long Zheng from istartedsomething was the first one to discover and implement Widows 7 Open Search. He has created Flickr Search Connectr for Windows 7.
Flickr Search Connectr for Windows 7
Another Guy Chris Pirillo has created several such Windows 7 Search Connectors.
Here is list of Windows 7 Search Connectors
1. Amazon’s Full Catalog
2. eBay Auctions
4. Coupons and Discounts
5. Online Shopping
6. My YouTube Videos
7. The Geeks Social Network