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POW – Opera Unite for Firefox users

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POW (Plain Old Webserver) is a free downloadable utility and add-on for Firefox combo that turns your browser into a web server, a la Opera Unite. Of course it’s nowhere near as slick, polished and functional as the Opera product, but with a bit of manual tweaking you can get something up and running pretty fast.

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All it really needs is some determined open source development love and I can see this becoming a righteous competitor for the Unite product, which is interesting. Here’s the support page for the product.

 Turn the web on its head with the Plain Old Webserver (POW), which adds a server to your browser…POWer Apps are companions to Firefox that start with the browser. The first two POWer Apps are POWer Weathr and POWer Clock. If you are a developer and you know Javascript and HTML, you can write your own app.

 POW   Opera Unite for Firefox users

Nigel is the managing editor of the Red Ferret, as well as a freelance columnist for the Sunday Times newspaper in London. Loves tech and fancies himself as a bit of a futurist, but then don’t we all?

Nigel – who has written posts on The Red Ferret Journal.

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