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MacBytes
Jan 24, 2006, 08:38 AM
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Category: 3rd Party Software
Link: Bare Bones releases a new Yojimbo information organizer (http://www.macbytes.com/link.php?sid=20060124093806)
Description:: Bare Bones Software, the company behind BBEdit and TextWrangler, announced the release of their new software - Yojimbo information organizer. The product empowers Mac users to manage, effortlessly and securely, the onslaught of information encountered every day at work and at home, even across multiple computers.

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Keynoteuser
Jan 24, 2006, 08:46 AM
Anyone else think this looks like a complete rip off of Sticky Brain 4?

bousozoku
Jan 24, 2006, 11:38 AM
I was thinking it was too much like Zoomracks from the mid-1980s on the Atari ST.

spacedog
Jan 24, 2006, 09:39 PM
Whatever it's a rip-off of, it certainly looks like a UI trainwreck.

My favorite part, though, is this bit of copy from their site:

There are as many uses for Yojimbo as there are users of it.

Uhm. This is a 1.0 release. There are, like, four users of this program, so what exactly are you telling us about your product?

jsw
Jan 24, 2006, 09:50 PM
OK, yes, it is derivative, but I've been using it for a while (ok, ok, an hour or so, not weeks), and it isn't so bad. Will I keep using it? Dunno. But it's free for a month and is a full version, so I'll try it out. The name and the icon are goofy, but I've been a fan of BBEdit - another of their products - for some time, and the few times I've called them up they've been very friendly, so I'm going to give them the benefit of the doubt on this.

Besides, I've long lamented the lack of a martial-arts-guy-in-a-red-circle icon for my Dock, so now I'm happy. ;)

DannySmurf
Jan 25, 2006, 12:35 AM
Whatever it's a rip-off of, it certainly looks like a UI trainwreck.

Any of their apps that have more than a perfunctory UI do.