Entries posted in : 2006


Google Reader takes the RSS crown

Up until now I have been using Sage an extension of firefox and thunderbird’s built in RSS functionality. My main frustration was having to add feeds to different RSS readers and while all allow for OPML import and export it still can be a pain keeping multiple readers in sync. I loved the idea that […]


Javascript Frameworks

What am I after Simplicity, easy to use and compact Platform/Browser compatibility Good documentation Extensive community – I need something with some longevity and plenty of resource driving it forward Readily available examples of implementations – again a large community helps Good range of plug-ins for day to day development requirements – remember why I […]


Songbird, the new iTunes?

Songbird is a desktop Web player, a digital jukebox and Web browser mash-up. It supports extensions and skins feathers. Like Firefox it is built from Mozilla cross-platform(Windows , OS X and Linux versions available) and open source. Definately worth trying this one out, particularly if you are into your music, a viable alternative to iTunes […]


Photojojo for the budding photographers

www.photojojo.com Marketed as “the best photo tips, DIY projects, and gear in the whole wide world” , perhaps a little hyperbole, but there is no harm sometimes in putting yourself up there. Does it live up to the claim, thats the important thing. Well lets put it this way, I would reccomend subscribing to their […]


Yahoo Time capsule

Well its a bandwagon so jump on it that’s what I say… Sarcasm to one side for a moment, I like the idea it appeals to me and I think I will contribute. If you like the idea of playing with a website build with a fancy UI that takes a little getting used to […]