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126  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Yahoo made me smile today on: May 07, 2011, 05:23:47 PM
Couldn't it help but share it with you, this is what i found in my Yahoo spam folder today:

Welcome to the All-New Yahoo! Calendar and Yahoo! Notepad!


We're excited that you're trying out the All-New Yahoo! Calendar and Yahoo! Notepad. These new versions give you much easier ways to share your calendar, send event invites, colour-code calendar layers, zoom in on days, and sync on your mobile device. Some exciting features of the All-New Yahoo! Calendar etc.


Way ta go Yahoo!  tongue
127  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Delicious' new home.. on: May 06, 2011, 07:18:26 AM
del.icio.us - thanks for the correction Allen!

I had high hopes with Spurl but i guess they had issues with spammers and hackers?

Diigo is handy and after so many years,
an ol' timer like myself needs to be more than convinced in order to change games.

Newcomers will likely be the main ones to find their way to Pinboard rather than people who have been used other bookmarking services for years. There may be a new wave of Delicious users since it has been recently (finally!) sold by Yahoo.

p.s. was this there yesterday? Pinboard is charging $9.33 for new accounts?
128  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Delicious' new home.. on: May 05, 2011, 08:33:30 PM
Hadn't heard of Pinboard before either.
Where was it hidding?

When Diigo came out, it had to contend with established biggies like Delicious.us and Furl.
Since then Furl is no more and Delicious, well...
Diigo has come a long way and seems to be pretty well no.1

Spurl (r.i.p.) looked quite promising at the time.
Will this Pinboard be a serious contender?
Time will tell, but it's simplicity and speed may find a big fan club.
129  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Karen Kenworthy RIP on: April 26, 2011, 07:53:57 PM
Prayers and condolences to family and friends.

May Karen rest in peace.
130  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: tree-style notes - TreeDBNotes - Keynote-NF - AllMyNotes Organizer and more on: March 26, 2011, 06:51:36 PM
FYI, Linked Notes (previously mentioned here) has been recently upgraded.
http://www.linkednotes.com/default.aspx

Very small program and there's a portable version too!  Thmbsup

Freeware version and shareware.
131  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: The Bat: Great program, terrible documentation and support on: March 05, 2011, 04:34:25 AM
JavaJones,

What about the latest emails that were perhaps permanently lost by GMail?  ohmy
I've been backing up mine to another email account since the beginning but it's not the same thing as having them in my regular GMail account.
With Thunderbird (never liked the Bat, especially for lack of support) i suppose you can bring them all back (if your backup account allows free access, in my case Yahoo). Thus, it is still a handy option to upkeep.
132  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / CintaNotes 1.4 preview is available! on: January 18, 2011, 08:15:25 AM
Nice small free program.  Thmbsup
http://cintanotes.com/for...mp;t=966&p=3588#p3588
133  Special User Sections / N.A.N.Y. 2011 / Re: NANY 2011 Release: Ethervane Radio on: January 10, 2011, 04:00:55 PM
Where can i vote on this one?

Excellent!

 Thmbsup
134  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: What is next best thing to FARR for Linux? on: December 25, 2010, 07:09:47 AM
@40hz, i'm still very much a newbiewubi and from what i've been seeing over the past few days, there are many good points in WUBI but also plenty of shortcomings that make it difficult to fully accept (yet!).

FARR is a hard app to replace.  Thmbsup
135  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: What is next best thing to FARR for Linux? on: December 24, 2010, 08:00:01 PM
Thanks Mouser, will look into it.

Newbie with WUBI.
136  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / What is next best thing to FARR for Linux? on: December 24, 2010, 07:37:14 PM
I know it's not possible but there must be something close to FARR for Linux.

Christmas wishes to all!
Happy Holidays to those who don't.
137  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Copernic Desktop Pro on special on: November 27, 2010, 12:17:03 PM
It looks like a decent program indeed!

I forgot to mention that i still use FARR on a regular basis.
Probably more so than the others i mentioned. Excellent price tag on that one too!   Thmbsup
Unfortunately, i could never get that WindowsSearch plugin to work with it.
138  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Copernic Desktop Pro on special on: November 27, 2010, 04:51:56 AM
That's better. Thanks Curt!

Anyway, after giving it a test drive, i'm still more content with Windows 7 + Filelocator Lite.

Could be more useful for XP users?
139  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Copernic Desktop Pro on special on: November 26, 2010, 12:14:42 PM
$24.95 is not bad for what some consider to be a pretty good search engine for your desktop.

Not on for long.
140  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: ResophNotes programmer needs a bit of help on: October 13, 2010, 07:06:31 PM
For the record, i noticed that ResophNotes' "terms of use" page has changed (for the better of course!).

Three cheers to SKA for lending a hand!!!
141  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: ResophNotes programmer needs a bit of help on: October 13, 2010, 04:30:27 AM
My pleasure SKA!

Thank you too to to to to Curt for pointing out the exact link for the "terms of service".

I felt that there wasn't a better place to post this help message since this programmer is offering "donation ware".
142  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / ResophNotes programmer needs a bit of help on: October 12, 2010, 01:45:26 PM
After posting a suggestion on this thread:
http://www.donationcoder....p?topic=24171.0;topicseen

This comment came shortly afterward:
"Resophnotes terms of use look very peculiar
http://www.resoph.com/Res...phNotes/Terms_of_Use.html
SKA"

So, i wrote to the author to convey this observation, here was his reply:
First of all, thanks for submitting ResophNotes to a forum.

"I am just an individual programmer and I like to share the app that might be useful to other people (I created it as a personal app so I can use it myself).  I might read too many modern day lawyer stories so I decided to add that "Terms of Use" to protect myself (I hope it can).  I copied and modified it from other applications (including other Simplenote clients) so I thought none of the terms are really special.  I am sorry if people got scared by them.

My bottom line: I am a very simple programmer and this is a freeware.  I just hope people like it and share their experience and suggestions with me.  I won't take those terms serious unless someone try to hold the software against me.  Check the change log, I've been trying very hard to fix bugs and add features (95% comes from users all over the world).  In the mean time, if you or other people on the forum like to make any suggestion on the terms, please don't hesitate to send any comment to me.  I can modify the terms as long as I still feel "protected".

Thanks a lot for your email,
C.Y."

So, if some of you geeks can lend a helping hand to this guy in making a better "terms of service" for product, i think he would gladly appreciate your feedback!  Thmbsup
http://www.resoph.com/ResophNotes/Welcome.html
143  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Thunderbird as a PIM Hub - questions on: October 10, 2010, 06:41:16 PM
I'm not quite familiar with Outlook but i hope this can help.

Resophnotes a Windows note taking app. It's small but not small enough to be in DCF but says it can import Outlook .csv
It syncs to a service called Simplenoteapp.com which will sync to your Apple gizmo.
http://www.resoph.com/ResophNotes/Welcome.html

The author just recently updated it so i guess it will in for the ride for a while.

144  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Thunderbird as a PIM Hub - questions on: October 10, 2010, 04:18:49 PM
Did you consider saving your notes as email drafts?

Another option would be to consider adopting Postbox free edition.
This program is based on Thunderbird and can take in many of the same addons.
Apparently it syncs with Omnifocus (tasks, notes with Apple stuff like iPod's etc.).
http://www.postbox-inc.com/express_features
145  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Thunderbird as a PIM Hub - questions on: October 10, 2010, 11:57:49 AM
To be honest with you, i don't have Outlook, nor am i planning on forking out the bucks for it, nor for it's affiliated service in order to sync with my iPod Touch.

At least with Google i can configure my iPod to sync contacts and one main calendar... for free!
146  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Thunderbird as a PIM Hub - questions on: October 09, 2010, 04:34:12 AM
An odd extension indeed.

Clippings might be a better one:
https://addons.mozilla.or...S/thunderbird/addon/1347/
147  Main Area and Open Discussion / General Software Discussion / Re: Thunderbird as a PIM Hub - questions on: October 08, 2010, 05:26:29 PM
It's installed but having problems finding icon to make it work.
Did a right click to customize but the icon is humongous!

Quicknote
https://addons.mozilla.or...-US/thunderbird/addon/46/
148  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Google Reader kills support for sites without RSS feeds on: September 26, 2010, 12:02:05 PM
Didn't do much for my three subscriptions.

Hopefully page2RSS will do better.
149  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: Oh, shift! on: September 18, 2010, 04:31:11 AM
Did they ever tell you about the definition they give to mutineers?
Ya, they call them ship disturbers! Wink

Have to try that four letter word.   Grin
150  Main Area and Open Discussion / Living Room / Re: System Mechanic (and registry fixers) on: September 09, 2010, 07:04:04 AM
Thanks MerleOne for elucidating what i've been thinking too.

Guess the ol' principle "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" is more than applicable in this area.
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