WordPress has gone plaid

Since the last major release (2.6), WordPress now has built-in support for Google Gears.  Once enabled (click “Turbo” in the upper right corner of the dashboard), Gears will store your site’s files locally, effectively turbocharging administrative functions.  This is especially helpful for bloggers/site admins trying to update sites over slow interweb connections.

In the end, nothing will change for readers/users of a turbo-enabled site, but developers will experience a welcome speedboost behind the scenes.