Foxtrot Professional Search review

CTM Development may be best known for their Powermail application, but the search technology used in Powermail drives their stand-alone search product Foxtrot Search. This desktop and local network search application is available in a personal and professional edition. I tested the professional edition.Foxtrot Professional Search enables you to create multiple indexes—e.g. one per volume—and …

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BusyCal Review: Finally real time management on Mac OS X

Apple's iCal can be quite limited in functionality. It lacks good synchronisation with third party calendars, for example. It's also a bit limited if you want to use it for alerts and time management. Enter BusyCal by Busy Mac. This application seamlessly synchronises with iCal, yet offers much more in terms of synchronisation with other …

Backup Apps: Retrospect disappoints, BRU Server as expected, PresStore revelation of the day

Backing up is like New Year's resolution: you are determined to do what you've set out to do, but half way the year you realise old habits die hard, the carefully developed backup plan took too much time, or was to complicated to perform, and the whole backup strategy starts collecting dust --until it's too …

Prizmo 1.1 uses your digital camera to scan text and apply OCR

What if you could scan documents using a digital camera instead of a flatbed scanner? What if you could "scan" all sorts of documents, including billboards, rare and antiquated letters, treaties on parchment, and even rare books, without ever touching the surface? If you could do that, you would be a reprographic photographer. Reprography is …

Plantronics Voyager Pro does not win on elegance but on sound

Plantronics has released better looking headsets than the Voyager Pro in the past --especially the range of smaller Bluetooth headsets included some really nice designs. Unfortunately, when it's small, I tend to lose the little buggers because I don't feel them. That's a compliment from an ergonomic point of view, but it's no less a …

Style Master 5.0 CSS Editor

Style Master used to be the most powerful, feature rich and standards abiding CSS editor available. Then came CSSEdit and it more or less blew Style Master away. CSSEdit had a refreshingly simple approach, and a slew of features that made Style Master look like old cake. Earlier this year, WestCiv released Style Master 5 and it looks like CSSEdit is biting the dust this time around.