WinAmp Skins

Relevant to the new Netscape release, I have to wonder how many people use skins. And for what purpose? The earliest implementation of skins that I’m familiar with is Nullsoft’s WinAmp. By downloading skins, or interface overlays, you could change the look...

Too little too late?

Netscape Navigator 6 has shipped, after more than two years of development. In that development cycle, pretty much everything that comprised the prior version of the browser was scrapped and re-written. Which would make you think that this latest browser should be...

Our Own Puritan

I perform at Renaissance faires as a hobby. It’s escapism, certainly, but it’s also great interactive theatre — there’s no stage, no walls, no curtain — and the patrons become part of the acting company. Some of the very best actors at...

No help available here.

One more for the road…While I raved on Monday this week about just how nifty I found the wireless web, I have to note that for the last several days I have been utterly unable to connect. Instead of my minibrowser home page I receive a terse message that reads...

I’ve been WAPped

I’ve been WAPped.After reading one report after another about the adventures offered by WAP and mobile commerce in general, I decided it was time to get some first-hand experience. So, over the weekend I picked up a shiny new web-enabled PCS phone....

Decking the Halls

Decking the Halls While browsing my local pets superstore looking for — of all things — a costume for my golden retriever, I found myself picking my way through aisles strewn with half-emptied boxes of merchandise for the upcoming holiday season. While I...

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