Tag Archives: Web browsers

A Directory Of Bookmark Managers

By | January 28, 2005

Here’s the beginnings of a directory of social bookmark manager/taglike storage facilities. That’s a mouthful, but the list isn’t: furl: The blurb: Save a personal copy of any page on the Web with a single click. Search the full text of your entire archive in an instant. Share what you find through email, RSS or your own site,… Read More »

A New Opera

By | May 12, 2004

Opera has launched a new version of its browser, 7.50, for Windows, Mac, Linux, FreeBSD and Solaris. Opera 7.50 includes an e-mailer, newsreader, IRC-compatible chat client, contact database and support for RSS newsfeeds. It’s 3.5 megabytes in size (without Java). The interface has been revamped, with a new panel selector. Opera Mail has had a facelift too, including… Read More »

News: Say Goodbye To Popups

By | November 12, 2003

 Pop Up ads are doomed, now that Microsoft will make blocking them part of its browser, Internet Explorer. Explorer, ZDNet says, joins other web browsers by doing it, but because of its huge market share, it’s likely to kill off the concept entirely. No bad thing, you may say, but it will also hit advertising revenues and may… Read More »

Mail: Integrity and the Blogger

By | October 1, 2003

 Further to my earlier posting about marketing masquerading as blogs, here’s some mail from Brooklyn reader Sam Bailey: it’s an interesting phenomenon – I wondered when this would happen.  but is this any different than the steady flow of promotional catalogs designed to look like magazines?  or for that matter the companies that are paid to post positive… Read More »

Software: Seriously Useful Freebie

By | September 29, 2003

 A wonderful innovation with Opera’s browser was the mouse gesture, where you could, for example, return to a previous page by holding down the mouse button and moving the mouse a little to the left. Intuitive and seriously time-saving. Now Internet Explorers have the same feature, courtesy of a bit of freeware (software you don’t have to pay… Read More »