55 Results for

beta

Editors' Take

Blogger beta

Blogger beta allows tagging, as well as drag-and-drop layout editing, and it lets you wall off your blog to strangers, but most current Blogger users will have to set up another blog from scratch to try the new features.

August 15, 2006

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Meetro beta

Meetro beta is useful for letting you chat by text with users of all the major IM apps, but the location-based features that set it apart from the crowd aren't so alluring.

August 25, 2005

3 stars Editors' rating on July 27, 2006

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Writely beta

Can Writely replace Microsoft Word? Yes, if you have stable Internet access and don't need a ton of editing and formatting features.

June 15, 2006

3.5 stars Editors' rating on June 21, 2006

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Swype Beta for Android

The newest version of Swype Beta for Android, announced here at CES 2013, adds new features like a crowdsourced keyboard dictionary to help you type more accurately.

January 9, 2013

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WinZip 9.0 Beta

WinZip 9.0 Beta

June 2, 2003

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Glide Write 1.0 beta

If you want to share files and stream media within a secure social-networking environment, Glide Write 1.0 beta makes a good, go-anywhere word processor, but its rivals are easier to set up for stand-alone writing and editing.

August 10, 2006

3 stars Editors' rating on August 10, 2006

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Google Desktop 4 beta

Google Desktop 4 beta is less clunky than its predecessor, and we love the zippy search and creative Sidebar Gadgets. Still, we're wary of handing over our computing habits to Google's servers.

May 11, 2006

3.5 stars Editors' rating on June 22, 2006

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Google Earth 4 beta

By allowing you to fly around the planet and craft your own virtual worlds, Google Earth 4 beta stands apart from other mapping tools.

June 13, 2006

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Yahoo Go for TV beta

Fresh on the heels of its acquisition of DVR company Meedio, Yahoo's entry in the alternative Media Center front-end sweepstakes, Yahoo Go for TV, is currently available as a beta release from the company's Web site. The program offers easy media management in a free package, but hardware support is limited, and the emphasis on driving branded online content knocks local file browsing to second place.

April 26, 2006

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Google Page Creator beta

This simple tool, still in beta, helps you make a basic Web page in a few easy steps.

April 6, 2006

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