Monthly Archives: February 2005

A Better Interface For My New Toy?

By | February 25, 2005

I’ve been playing around with CDMA2000 on my laptop, and it’s kinda fun. But the device I’m using, a PCMCIA card from Growell, comes with software that is not exactly the most beautiful or functional: And there’s not much one can do about it, as far as I can work out. I love the idea of being able… Read More »

Some PaperPort Tips

By | February 25, 2005

Further to my column in this week’s WSJ.com/AWSJ on PaperPort Pro and PaperMaster Pro, here are some tips on getting the most out of the former from Bob Anderson (ScanSoft Regional Director Asia Pacific and Japan): Tip 1 – Using PaperPort PageViewer as a separate application and displaying PaperPort across two monitors. By default when you double click… Read More »

The PaperPort View

By | February 25, 2005

Further to my column in this week’s WSJ.com/AWSJ on PaperPort Pro and PaperMaster Pro, here are some e-mailed answers from Bob Anderson (ScanSoft Regional Director Asia Pacific and Japan) in response to my questions about PaperPort Pro: 1) What are the improvements in version 10 (PaperPort Professional 10) over previous versions? A) Faster and easier folder navigation with Bookmark… Read More »

Malaysia’s New PDA Phone

By | February 24, 2005

Malaysian company Fifth Media (beware: lots of Flash animation) will this week launch the Axia, a PDA phone that is small, and, at $525, ‘arguably the lowest-priced PDA phone’, according to today’s New Straits Times. The Axia A108 is a GSM tri-band phone using Microsoft Windows CE.NET, with GPRS, MP3 player and 1.3 megapixel camera. There’s no Bluetooth, in case… Read More »

A New Version Of Copernic’s Desktop Search Toolbar

By | February 24, 2005

Just in case you haven’t heard this elsewhere, Copernic has released a new version of their excellent Desktop Search toolbar that. among other things, fully supports Mozilla Thunderbird, including indexing of Thunderbird emails, attachments, and contacts. Also announced was support for indexing Eudora emails and attachments and many exciting new features based on feedback from a wide variety… Read More »