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10:27 pm on May 1, 2006 (gmt 0)

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Yahoo has launched a new website, Yahoo! Tech, that gives consumers plain-English advice and information about choosing and using the technology that has become a part of their daily lives.

[tech.yahoo.com...]

Tastes like chicken... sounds like Cnet...

10:48 pm on May 1, 2006 (gmt 0)

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More fun things to scrape . .

did I just type that :)

10:56 pm on May 1, 2006 (gmt 0)

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Just Adverts - I need to get a seriously big monitor to see any of the links near the bottom of the page.
11:26 pm on May 1, 2006 (gmt 0)

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Who actually owns the content on these pages, is it indeed "scrapeable"?
11:52 pm on May 1, 2006 (gmt 0)

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did anybody use Brett's link and try to hit the back button?!
5:58 am on May 2, 2006 (gmt 0)

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> try to hit the back button

No problems here... What happened?

9:19 am on May 2, 2006 (gmt 0)

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i like their top menu.
one big hassle and top moneymakers in larger font.
9:45 am on May 2, 2006 (gmt 0)

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Would taste more like Cnet if they SEO'd the site. What's with these URLs?

[tech.yahoo.com...]

The layout is cool, and the feedback action when you hover over something is also way nice. In terms of style, Yahoo is an innovator. I love their interfaces, imo the best on the internet.

But the green color scheme seems overwhelming.

11:54 am on May 2, 2006 (gmt 0)

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I get all kinds of page loading problems (Firefox). It seems to be loading something in the background and it flashes on the screen periodically (with the link above). And I can't navigate until it is done. Same thing happens on the YPN account manager page. It was after their last interface update.

Anyone else seeing these problems?

12:14 pm on May 2, 2006 (gmt 0)

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They're linking out - that makes me happy :-) I was expecting a lot more original content from them.
4:08 pm on May 2, 2006 (gmt 0)

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Yikes, this isn't anything. I thought this was going to be some awesome tech info archive.

Just looks like some "web 2.0" monstrosity about how to buy the right digital camera.

Am I wrong?

PS: Cake Mania sounds ok:

Help Jill save the day by opening a bakery, and earn enough money to re-open her grandparents' shop.

L-O-L

6:59 am on May 3, 2006 (gmt 0)

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I thought there will something to cheer about... a lot of tech things probably .. but nothing like that.