Monthly Archives: January 2006

Lame Pixel Ads

By | January 31, 2006

This whole pixel ad thing is getting lame pretty quickly. Pixel ads, for those who haven’t been following, are web pages where each pixel of the screen is sold as ad space. It worked well for UK student Alex Tew, who made $1 million from his aptly named  MillionDollarHomepage.com. As with all things involving money, people quickly saw… Read More »

My Favorite Email Program Is Now Free

By | January 31, 2006

The email program I have been using for the past seven years is now free (for the moment): Courier Email from Rose City Software. Special Offer: For a limited time, Courier Email can be registered for FREE for unlimited use. Your free registration for Version 3.5 will never expire. This registration won’t expire, but they’re working on version… Read More »

Directory Of Clipping Savers

By | January 30, 2006

Update Nov 7 2006: A new kid on the block for Firefox 2.0 users: Zotero. (Thanks, Charles) I recently wrote in WSJ.com (subscription required) about how to save snippets of information while you’re browsing. I didn’t have space to mention all the options I — or readers — came across, so here’s the beginnings of a list. Please… Read More »

Podcast: The Joy of Monitors

By | January 27, 2006

The joy of having more than one screen, and controlling other computers from one keyboard. It’s less nerdy than it sounds. This is podcast version of my BBC World Service column, which runs on the World Business Report.  Download it and/or subscribe to the podcast feed here. For more on extra monitors, check out my resource page here.… Read More »