Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 21st Dec 2010 00:09 UTC
Mac OS X It's a public secret that there are many people with complaints about Mac OS X's Finder. It lacks several features common to other file managers, and on top of that, it has several issues with dealing with some types of network shares (SAMBA, specifically). While third parties can't fix the bugs, they can extend the Finder's feature set. TotalFinder is a collection of Finder extensions that tries to bring some of Google Chrome's interface ideas to the Finder. BinaryAge was kind enough to provide me with a free license so I could give a quick review of TotalFinder.
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RE: Spam?
by Thom_Holwerda on Tue 21st Dec 2010 12:24 UTC in reply to "Spam?"
Thom_Holwerda
Member since:
2005-06-29

Sounds like a good old paid-for review (aka a commercial).


Most websites who are not owned by large companies (Engadget, Gizmodo, Ars, etc. are all owned by large and rich parent companies) get their stuff this way. We're not rich you know, and OSNews doesn't make any money.

In this particular case, the answer is simpler. I don't have a credit card (it's a principle thing), so I couldn't wire the author those lousy 15 USD.

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RE[2]: Spam?
by drstorm on Tue 21st Dec 2010 12:43 in reply to "RE: Spam?"
drstorm Member since:
2009-04-24

Damn, I'm too late. I was about to write something like this:

"It seems to me that Thom wanted the Chrome-tabs-in-Finder app for free and figured out a way to get it."


Of course, It was meant to be a joke. I don't have a problem with this article. No unicorns; nothing's pink; serious stuff. ;)

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RE[3]: Spam?
by righard on Tue 21st Dec 2010 15:18 in reply to "RE[2]: Spam?"
righard Member since:
2007-12-26

Watch the screenshots a little better ;)

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RE[3]: Spam?
by SnowBuddha on Tue 21st Dec 2010 17:48 in reply to "RE[2]: Spam?"
SnowBuddha Member since:
2009-04-17

No unicorns? You obviously didn't look at the screenshots :-)

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RE[2]: Spam?
by henderson101 on Tue 21st Dec 2010 12:49 in reply to "RE: Spam?"
henderson101 Member since:
2006-05-30

In this particular case, the answer is simpler. I don't have a credit card (it's a principle thing), so I couldn't wire the author those lousy 15 USD.


To be fair to Thom - the author actually invites people to request a free license (that they "might" grant), and encourages reviewers to request one also.

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