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Member since January 23, 2010

Reviewed Weather Watcher Live 7.2.276

This will be my last review on BetaNews.

I retract all the positive things I said previously about WWL. I have dropped this application permanently--and I mean literally for life I will never try it again. I fought the good fight trying to... Read full review

Reviewed Mozilla Firefox for Windows 108.0

I made the mistake of updating from Fx 3.6 to Fx 4.0. I hate it.

Speed improvements? Where? I don't notice page loading having improved. I do notice that whenever I open a menu in my bookmarks, the saved favicons get loaded one-by-one,... Read full review

Reviewed foobar2000 for Windows 2.0

As usual, roj talks sense and gets it right.

I don't know how a person can fail to understand the difference between neato interface gimmicks and usability. I don't care if I can achieve a sorta, kinda, meh, almost-there state by poring... Read full review

Reviewed MyLanViewer 4.19.5

The author of MyLanViewer spends 10 minutes per month coding, and 468 hours logging into the 100 different logins he has to skew the rating. Read full review

Reviewed WinRAR 6.21

6 betas? So what? I guess Roshal isn't as much a programming phenom as some of the reviewers here. Or, he doesn't want to release crapware like some of the [cough] freeware archiver authors do. Read full review

Reviewed Website-Watcher for Windows 2023 v23.6

This top-of-the-line software is being lanced by morons simply because the author doesn't want to work for free. Read full review

Reviewed Sumatra PDF Optimized Builds 2.2 r6650

Yes, my desktop supports SSE... Read full review

Reviewed Avast Antivirus Free 22.4.7175

Well Input Overload, I wasn't born yesterday either. Haf you ever read any of Eset's release notes when a new version has come out? Dat be where dey put the list of stuff they fixed. In other words, the stuff that was a bug in the previous... Read full review

Reviewed MyLanViewer 4.19.5

If the author spent half the time coding as he does posting fake ratings for this software, it might not suck. Read full review

Reviewed FTP Voyager

$50 per year for a bug-riddled FTP client that supports SFTP? With all the free and cheaper shareware alternatives? My goodness these people are mad. Read full review

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