November 23, 2004
Hmm, one of those things that you knew they were going to get around to eventually: Froogle Wishlists. I think there were about 35 really bad dot-coms that were trying to make generic web-wide wishlists back during the bubble (I think I still have an I've Been Good t-shirt around somewhere) but ecommerce was still probably too young and immature to support the idea back then. Plus, Google's got fairly good distribution.
On the other hand, aren't Froogle's results still kinda sucky and ugly? Is it just me?
I have no idea how or why, but I woke up at 5:00am on the dot today with no assistance from an alarm clock. Mind you, this is a full hour earlier than I normally get up. This is a mildly troubling development. On the plus side, I can read a bit more of... Read More
Hey, Froogle wishlists from Google, good idea, right? Online wishlists not tied to a single retailer — anything you can find on the web, you can add to a wishlist, right? Wrong. You can only add things to the wishlist which show up as results ... Read More