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Gliffy -- Visio on the Web?

Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2006 at 4:35 PM by Randall
I know I've said it before: Web 2.0 is a buzz word often associated with sites that are solutions in search of a problem (and... [Read More]

Adventure Game Studio -- Play and Design Adventure Games

Posted on Friday, June 23, 2006 at 8:48 PM by Randall
They don't make games like the old point and click Sierra adventure games of the early 1990s very often -- at least not commercially. However,... [Read More]

PowerMenu -- New Options for the System Menu

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2006 at 8:57 PM by Randall
How often do you use the System Menu? It's that small menu you get with you click on the program's icon in the upper left... [Read More]

Opera 9 -- "World's Fastest Browser" Gets Better

Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2006 at 5:32 PM by Randall
As a web designer, I have to have all the major browsers available to test web pages, so I downloaded the new Opera 9.0... [Read More]

Font Frenzy -- Safely Clean Up Unused Fonts

Posted on Monday, June 19, 2006 at 9:46 PM by Randall
Programs love to install new fonts to your system. Unfortunately, each font adds a tiny bit to your system footprint making your system slightly more... [Read More]

Cry Havoc: Test of Faith -- Computerized Wargame

Posted on Friday, June 16, 2006 at 9:52 PM by Randall
It's been a while since I reviewed a game. The gamers among my readers can probably tell I'm not a computer gamer. Cry Havoc:... [Read More]

Enigmail -- Email Encryption for Thunderbird

Posted on Thursday, June 15, 2006 at 5:01 PM by Randall
It seems like everyone wants to be able to read your email these days: the company you work for, the government, etc. If you value... [Read More]

Paragrasp -- Paragraph Highlighter Firefox Extension

Posted on Wednesday, June 14, 2006 at 9:56 PM by Randall
You probably think I've lost my mind -- a paragraph highlighter? Yes, and it is quite useful. Paragrasp is designed to highlight the paragraph... [Read More]

Calcute -- Freeware Calculator Replacement

Posted on Monday, June 12, 2006 at 6:33 PM by Randall
If you find the Windows calculator pointless, but find my favorite, Frink, overpowering and complex, give Calcute a try. Calcute can function like... [Read More]

Toodledo -- Online To-do Lists with Lots of Features

Posted on Friday, June 09, 2006 at 6:54 PM by Randall
Online to-do lists are popular with the Web 2.0 crowd -- at least they are judging by the sheer number of different sites. Most are... [Read More]

Imagery -- AJAX Enabled Image Search

Posted on Thursday, June 08, 2006 at 9:45 PM by Randall
Until today, I've always used Google to search for images, but the beta version of Imagery has Google beat at this game. You search... [Read More]

Methods for Boosting Your Internet Connection

Posted on Wednesday, June 07, 2006 at 8:38 PM by Randall
If you have some skill with regedit, you can try to tweak Windows to boost your Internet connection's throughput. The amount of boost varies with... [Read More]

Remember Mismatched Domains -- Firefox Extension

Posted on Tuesday, June 06, 2006 at 2:57 PM by Randall
Companies get bought up by other companies all the time. When they do, the url of the old company generally gets changed to point to... [Read More]

Wikipad -- Notepad with Wiki Features for Organization

Posted on Monday, June 05, 2006 at 9:08 PM by Randall
Simple editors like Windows Notepad are great for jotting down ideas and storing them in files. However, it is easy to lose try of all... [Read More]

CoLT -- Copy Link Text Firefox Extension

Posted on Friday, June 02, 2006 at 8:30 PM by Randall
It's easy to copy a link location in Firefox, right click on the link, select copy link location in the popup menu, and the url... [Read More]

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