All posts tagged: internet

Online Storage Review at TechCrunch

Around 1999, online storage services like Xdrive were the next big thing. Now they are coming back, riding on the web2.0 wave. TechCrunch “reviewed”:http://feeds.feedburner.com/Techcrunch?m=581 13 of them. From a quick glance, I think I’ll testdrive “Omnidrive,”:http://www.omnidrive.com/ “Xdrive,”:http://www.xdrive.com/ and “Box.net”:http://www.box.net/ sometimes this week.

Remember The Milk

“RTM”:http://www.rememberthemilk.com was already the best online To Do list manager, and they have just made another big leap today with “3 new features:”:http://blog.rememberthemilk.com/2006/01/now-with-tagging-searching-and-smart.html * tagging (finally) and tag cloud * advance searching (I don’t really use search, but it’s handy for the odd occasions) * smart lists, which are smart filters or persistent search, depending […]

The Song Tapper

This is one of those “I wish I came up with this” thing. Song Tapper has potential to reduce mankind’s cumulative frustration by a few notch. We all have those moments where a melody stuck in your head but you can’t quite place what song it was. And humming it to your friends do nothing […]

MSN Through Firewall

‘Occasionally’, I find myself connected behind a restrictive firewall. MSN Messenger, being the best known IM client, are usually first to be blocked. I’ve been trying a few free solution, and the one that works for my particular situation is “HTTP-Tunnel”:http://www.http-tunnel.com + “Gaim”:http://sourceforge.net/projects/gaim “Trillian,”:http://www.ceruleanstudios.com “HTTPort,”:http://www.htthost.com/ and the official client does not let me through in […]

The Mom Test

I like the “Mom Test”:http://www.economist.com/displaystory.cfm?story_id=3307430 as much as anyone. And I have to say good job for these products that had recently passed: * “Firefox”:http://www.mozilla.org/products/firefox/ 1.5 RC3 * “Thunderbird”:http://www.mozilla.org/products/thunderbird/ 1.5 RC * “Gmail”:http://mail.google.com * “iPod”:http://www.apple.com/ipod/ with video * “Flickr”:http://www.flickr.com/ She uses these on a daily basis. Now for some that’s still in the pipeline: * […]