Technocom specializes in extraction utilities. The Email Extractor Outlook 'N' Express is one of a number of unique tools designed to extract e-mail addresses or messages from a variety of platforms and documents; this one pulls e-mail addresses from Microsoft Outlook and Outlook Express. Anyone who's ever tried to find lost e-mail addresses among thousands of saved messages in either program will probably appreciate Email Extractor's ability to quickly accomplish what can be a tiresome and time-consuming task. Things have the potential to get more complicated when both programs are involved, because Outlook saves addresses in .pst files … Read more
Address Book is a convenient program for managing the account's central contacts database, that also provides the ability to quickly print envelopes, labels, and lists from the contact information. While limited and relatively hidden, these options and various customizations for them are available in Address Book.… Read more
A small number of users have found that the Address Book in OS X may start running slowly, sometimes after upgrading to Snow Leopard or performing another major system alteration, but other times for no apparent reason. Usually when this happens for applications in OS X, deleting the program's .plist file may help; however, this may not be the case for the Address Book.… Read more
The shortage of IPv4 addresses has reached a critical stage, according to the registries that allocate Internet numbers around the world.
The Number Resource Organization (NRO), which represents the registries, said Tuesday that less than 10 percent of all IPv4 addresses remain available, threatening the future network operations of all businesses and organizations unless ISPs and businesses step up their migration to IPv6.
"The limited IPv4 addresses will not allow us enough resources to achieve the ambitions we all hold for global Internet access," NRO Chairman Axel Pawlik said in a statement Tuesday. "The deployment of IPv6 … Read more
Easy Address Book is exactly that, an easy-to-use address book for your computer. You can use it to store your contacts and send messages from your usual e-mail client with a few quick clicks. There's also a password protection option that can secure your personal information in all or part of the address book.
Easy Address Book has a bare-bones interface, but it's easy to use and performs its intended function well. Advanced and novice computer users alike will have no problem using this program. Adding contacts is as easy as filling out a form with a new … Read more
We live in a digital age, so why do business cards refuse to die? They're a hassle to store and an environmental suck to produce. Plus, who among us has time to manually transcribe contact info into a phone, PDA, or PC?
Needless to say, I was geeked to try Business Card Reader, a $5.99 app that turns business cards into iPhone Address Book entries.
Specifically, BCR leverages your iPhone's camera to take a snapshot of a card, then uses built-in optical character recognition (OCR) to convert the image into text and populate the appropriate contact fields.… Read more
So, another Internet Explorer add-on toolbar...but wait! Quero Toolbar is different: It's actually worth using. For starters, it's not like those spyware "toolbars" that continue to plague unprotected PCs and careless users. Quero Toolbar is actually designed to block pop-ups, flash animations, and other ad-related annoyances that can spoil your browsing. It also integrates a search-as-you-type function, easily selectable search engines and international profiles, a highlighter, easy zoom and resize, security options, and much more.
Quero Toolbar installs seamlessly with all versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 and above. The Quero button on the navigation … Read more
If the list of features added to the forthcoming Android 2.0 operating system (code-named Eclair) leaves you drooling, there is a way to get a taste of one of the goodies coming in Google's Eclair release.
No, we're not sending you a Motorola Droid (live review).
Rather, Asurion's free AddressBook beta, newly released in the Android Market, is a socially connected alternative to Android's native address book. It shares a similar focus with Android 2.0's Quick Contact concept, and with other social address books, namely, that of being able to quickly communicate with … Read more
Yesterday we discussed a problem where people were not able to invoke the large-type window for displaying full-screen contact information via the Address Book dashboard widget. While one possibility could be the aforementioned problems with the widget and Dashboard itself, since this problem has to do only with the Address Book widget for many people it indicates an error with the Address Book components, including the framework, the Address Book application, and the widget itself.… Read more