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general January 3, 2002 posted by

Another cool find is Yolosema, a weirdly named but increasingly useful search plug in for Internet Explorer. The first version I tried was a bit suspect, but the latest version is starting to look and act as if it could be a really useful addition to the browser task bar. One of the coolest things is the text highlight button which lets you add a Google cache-like colour highlight to text on any Web page. Which makes it a breeze…


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general December 28, 2001 posted by

Q: What’s the definition of an opportunist company? A: One that decides to take on Microsoft at their own game. Two such foolhardy (brave? prescient?) beasts are based at Lindows.com and Windux. Will they be able to attract hordes of users fed up with the high cost of WIndows XP and product activation? Hmmm, don’t hold your breath.


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general December 28, 2001 posted by

Well I really liked the Lord of the Rings. It was majestic and obviously done with a lot of feeling. Hope that the sequels are as good.


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general December 27, 2001 posted by

If you don’t use Trillian yet, you should do. It’s a very neat IM – i.e. messaging – product which lets you talk to AOL, MSN, ICQ and even IRC buddies – all from the one interface. The new version fixes a few problems, and updates the look. It’s nice and it’s free.


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general December 24, 2001 posted by

Webcam deluxe

I came across this neat little Webcam proggie the other day and I like it. It contains the server software as well as the cam stuff in one package, which makes it a cinch to get up and running without having to hunt around for an online server. I like things which are self contained, which is why I like this Blog software that I’m using. Neat indeed. Thanks Mike


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