Tales from the Terminal Room, January 2005 – Issue No. 59
The January issue of Tales from the Terminal Room is now available. There are reviews of Firefox, the new search engine Exalead and an article on RSS.
This month’s Gizmo of the Month is HiJack This.
Copernic Desktop Search – The Search Engine for Your PC
Copernic have launched version 1.5 of their Desktop Search tool. Significant additions include support for Thunderbird and Eudora email and attachments, and search in Thunderbird contacts. CDS already supports the Firefox browser. For me, all it needs now is support for Open Office and Star Office files and it will be a worthy competitor for Yahoo Desktop.
Seekport UK – Search the United Kingdom – UK Search Engine
A new search engine concentrating on UK web sites. The advanced search offers searches for all the words, exact phrase, exclude words, any words as well as domain, web site and linked pages. The Liveseek link shows you what people are currently searching on. Worth a look if you want to focus on the UK.
The Government Says
An interesting site that pulls together news releases from various UK government departments. Produced and maintained by Democracy.org.uk – “a loose collective of like-minded individuals who believe that there is little wrong with UK society that a healthy mixture of transparency and public engagement won’t fix.”
RSS feed available.
Country search engines and Regional Search Engines
A great starting point for country specific searchengines. Highly recommended.