Stories by Ramon G. McLeod

States ask court to bar Microsoft witness

Sobered up by two economically horrendous years for the technology industry, exhibitors at the Demo 2002 show here this week are offering up products and services that might, just might, actually have a chance of succeeding in the world most of us live in.

Glitz gives way to practical products

Sobered up by two economically horrendous years for the technology industry, exhibitors at the Demo 2002 show here this week are offering up products and services that might, just might, actually have a chance of succeeding in the world most of us live in.

Syncing Made Easy

FileWare's $15 FileSync has long been one of the best low-cost synchronization utilities on the market. Its newest revision, version 2.18, continues to provide an easy, intuitive way to keep files located in separate folders up-to-date--whether they're on a single machine or on networked computers.

Search-Engine Searcher Delivers the Goods

I have a love/hate relationship with search engines, though it's skewed more towards hate recently. Most just don't work very well, primarily because their original mission--finding links to relevant information--has been supplanted by selling stuff.

Franklin Writes a New Chapter in E-Books

Avid readers have been a tough sell for companies trying to convince them that an electronic book is as enjoyable and easy to read as a traditional paperback or hardcover. Electronic books have been hard on the eyes, clunky to use and, worst of all, extremely limited in their content.

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