I recently acquired a copy of Yazsoft’s “Speed Download” product via the MacHeist bundle promotion. The software worked fine, but I recommend putting Yazsoft on your “to avoid” list nonetheless. Companies that abuse their customers don’t deserve to have customers in the future.
Over the last few days, Windows users have been hit with yet another email worm. Like many others, this one, the so-called “MyDoom” worm, entices the user to click on a file sent as an email attachment. This mode of attack has been around for a while, though this most recent incarnation is particularly clever; it masquerades as an email system error.
I’m writing this page using Mozilla’s Composer application. I’d normally use Macromedia’s Dreamweaver MX for this task. Dreamweaver is definitely a more powerful and convenient tool; Composer is downright primitive by comparison. But I’ll suffer the inconvenience of more clumsy tools rather than upgrade to Macromedia’s latest Studio MX 2004 suite.
Why? Product activation.