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Watson for Mac

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.6
  • Total Downloads:
    5
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 11, 2002
  • Price:
    Update; $29.00 to buy
  • File Size:
    Not available
  • Downloads Last Week:
    2
  • Platform:
    Mac

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User Reviews
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3 stars

"Good but too biased to the US"

September 26, 2003  |  By P356

 |  Version: Watson 1.7.4

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
Good product but it is too biased towards the US. Sherlock 2 allows international developers to "localise' channels and Watson should do the same.

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5 stars

"Long time Watson user."

September 09, 2003  |  By cocamix

 |  Version: Watson 1.7.3

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
I've never regretted buying Watson, even after Sherlock 2.
Watson is the best at what it does. Great product, but a little pricey.


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5 stars

"I love Apple apps BUT....."

September 09, 2003  |  By bellicelli

 |  Version: Watson 1.7.3

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
Watson beats Sherlock hands down. The Reference Tool alone is worth the registration price.

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5 stars

"Gotta love the Doc..."

September 09, 2003  |  By Chris Lemmon

 |  Version: Watson 1.7.3

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
... but good point by cheshire about the applescript.

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5 stars

"A must"

September 09, 2003  |  By Celo2

 |  Version: Watson 1.7.3

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
Sherlock, shmerlock.

Watson has a permanent place on my dock.

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5 stars

"One of my favorite apps..."

September 09, 2003  |  By chmorley

 |  Version: Watson 1.7.3

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
It works as advertised. Fully worth the money. I can't iimagine using Sherlock over this app.

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5 stars

"Watson bests Sherlock."

August 04, 2003  |  By chillywilly5280

 |  Version: Watson 1.7.2

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
Not only does Watson have more features than Sherlock, it uses less CPU & RAM than Sherlock for the same function. Watson is what I reach for when I need to find something on the net.

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5 stars

"Excellent Software"

July 09, 2003  |  By chili palmer

 |  Version: Watson 1.7.2

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
Watson is just an amazing set of tools wrapped up in a cool interface. Not to belabor the point, but it truly outclasses Sherlock in terms of speed and functionality. At $29.95, it's not cheap, but it is worth every penny.

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5 stars

"I can see why people like it..."

July 08, 2003  |  By jabohn

 |  Version: Watson 1.7.2

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
...but until support for Canadian users is added, some of the modules (weather, TV, movies) are useless to me. I check the new versions out periodically in the hopes that this has changed, but alas no such luck again. I'd love to buy this program when I can actually use it. Another note: the TV module freezes Watson everytime I try to change the settings, requiring a Foce Quit.

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5 stars

"Superb, really"

July 08, 2003  |  By peterpayne

 |  Version: Watson 1.7.2

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
The only thing I can think of to improve this superb and useful tool would be to not have to update tools, download the program version and so on so often. An automatic mode to download the new tools or version in the background and relaunch, or a way to use new tools without relaunching, would be useful.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.6
  • Several Watson tools now integrate with other applications:
    TV Listings will control an EyeTV digital video recorder (www.elgato.com) to watch and record shows.
    Movies and TV Listings now integrates with iCal to schedule events. (Jaguar only)
    Phone Book's White Pages allows a selected item found in the White Pages can be added to your Address Book. (Because the data is not returned in any consistent format, you will need to massage the information a bit in your Address Book application, however.) (Jaguar only)
    Amazon.com preview images can be dragged into Spring (www.usercreations.com), version 1.0 or greater, to create an object on the Spring Canvas; as well as a standard Web Browser, text editor, or graphics program.
  • Amazon.com: Substantially rewritten to more accurately show and cache browsing categories. Added Power Search.
  • Movies: Solved QuickTime movie loading and playback issues with Jaguar. QuickTime movies now appear centered in the viewing area (which, in Jaguar, can grow horizontally).
  • Reference: Solved sound playback problem on Jaguar; tool auto-selects item when there is just one search result.
  • The Flights tool has been removed for now, pending a new data source.
  • More internal HTML/XML parsing improvements.
  • Bugfixes dealing with international character encoding, HTML link clicking, proxy Keychain access, and a long-standing problem where newer built-in tools did not supersede older downloaded versions.
  • Toolbar can be customized by dragging icons around from the Show All display.
  • General
    Publisher Karelia Software
    Publisher web site http://www.karelia.com/
    Release Date November 11, 2002
    Date Added November 11, 2002
    Version 1.6
    Category
    Category Communications
    Subcategory Dial-up Software
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.1/10.2/10.3
    Additional Requirements
  • Mac OS X 10.1 or higher
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    Total Downloads 5
    Downloads Last Week 2
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    Price $29

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