Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Introducing Prism

With the Christmas break coming, I have more time to surf the web and one of the "new" discoveries I made is a project from Mozilla Labs called Prism.


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Prism is a way of integrating web applications on a desktop. It essentially creates a we browser window that does one thing -- access a single website and present it to the user as a desktop application.

At first, I was skeptical about it but when I used prism to create an "app" that shows me a compact view of my Gmail account, I was hooked. Now I plan to create another one that will show me a compact view of my Google Calendar. These compact views are ideal for the cramped screen of the Eee PC.

Prism is available for Windows, Mac and Linux.

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1 comment:

Miko said...

Hi There,

First of all, great blog! I've learned a thing or two reading it daily. Thanks!

Now here's a problem I hope you can help me with: OpenOffice menu fonts. Don't you find them a bit too small? Is there anyway, anyway at all, to increase their size?

I hope you can help me. :)