Fans of the Google Toolbar will be pleased to hear that the 4.0 beta version is now available. A newly touted feature is the facilitation of search queries directly on websites. Other new features include custom buttons, centralized bookmarks, enhanced search, and a sharing capability dubbed "Send-To."

Sundar Pichai, project manager - client software, Google, says that Google Toolbar 4.0 will empower users to personalize, configure, and customize their toolbar the way they want it to be.
The software currently supports Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 and Windows 2000/XP. A version of the toolbar suitable for Firefox is coming in due course.