The age of the favourites bar…

Remember Internet Explorer 6? I do. It was the browser which defaulted to a favourites bar that was never much use as I could see, but we kept it anyway. When Internet Explorer 7 appeared, it was more minimalist than an empty white room, and I hated it, re-instating ‘6’ very quickly. After a couple of days, I scolded myself for being stupid, and installed ‘7’ again, but with no favourites bar showing. I adopted Netvibes as my start page, filling it all up with junk for the most part. Well, you never know, do you, and junk has its … Continue reading The age of the favourites bar…

Protopage…

My favourite ‘Ajax’ Home (Start) page, Protopage, has changed. At first, it was clear of ads, and then it wasn’t and they wanted to charge $2.49 per month to supply it ‘ad-free’. Now they have an even better plan to¬†get funds. They only supply the ‘mobile’ version as seen on smart phones unless they are paid $2.49 per month. I am assuming that they want almost $2.49 per month for the full customisable version in ad-free form. Not happening. It is too easy to use Edge’s Favourites function for free. I accept that we should not expect everything for free, … Continue reading Protopage…