Karelia Updates Watson With New Search Prefs

Karelia Software has released an update for Watson, bringing it to version1.7.1. Watson is a Web desktop interface designed to simplify Web browsing and bookmarking. The update features new search preferences and minor bug fixes. According to Karelia Software:

Karelia Software today announced the release of Watson 1.7.1, a free upgrade to its Eddy-award-winning desktop interface to over twenty of the most popular Web services and content.

Todayis update to Watson includes the following enhancements:

  • Fix problem clicking on "relative" links from HTML views, especially noticeable in SiteSearch
  • Add "Clear Searches" menu to remove history of search terms
  • New preferences for setting the number of searches remembered in the search "combo boxes"; new preference for these fields to auto-complete
  • Amazon, Epicurious, PriceGrabber, Movies now all can drag from their preview images into Spring (1.3 and up), the desktop, etc
  • Minor updates and fixes to PriceGrabber, Epicurious, eBay, Translation, Phone, Weather, Movies

You can find more information about the Watson update at the Karelia Web site. Watson 1.7.1 is free for registered users, while the full version is available for US$29.00.