Tag Archives: DtSearch Corp.

dtSearch: Not Dead. Not Yet.

By | February 1, 2005

Despite my love of indexers (and I’m in Seventh Heaven now that all the big boys are throwing out desktop search engines like it was a Bay City Rollers’ reunion) I still stick for most of my searching with dtSearch. It’s expensive, it’s tough, it’s ugly, but it gets the job done. And now they’ve added a feature… Read More »

Ukraine Weighs In On The Search Stakes

By | September 8, 2004

Another addition to my index of indexing programs: diskMETA, from <META> Inc. “the largest search engine provider in Ukraine and a leader in Cyrillic multilingual search engine morphology technologies”. A press release issued today says diskMETA is one of the fastest desktop search engines, and is available both as freeware and shareware. The program “is intended for extra large… Read More »

Column: Finding The Holy Grail of Finding Things

By | July 10, 2003

 I have lost count of the number of times I have written about finding text in files on your computer.  It’s such a basic idea that you would think it would come as a standard function on most operating systems.  In fact, if you’re a Mac user, it does.  For the rest of us, finding stuff is a… Read More »

Column: search software

By | March 26, 2003

Loose Wire — Organize Me: Give us some software that really makes the information age meaningful   By Jeremy Wagstaff from the 3 April 2003 edition of the Far Eastern Economic Review, (c) 2003, Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Every time I visit a computer shop I get nostalgic for the dotcom boom. In those days people with… Read More »