Internet Goodies

Yahoo WidgetsThere is so much more to the Internet than just sending email, reading web pages and onlineĀ chatting. Some of the software we have listed below will allow you to view streaming video and listen to streaming audio.

Yahoo! Widget Engine
The Yahoo! Widget Engine (formerly known as Konfabulator) is a JavaScript runtime engine for Windows and Mac OS X that lets you run little files called Widgets that can do pretty much whatever you want them to. Widgets can be alarm clocks, calculators, can tell you your WiFi signal strength, will fetch the latest stock quotes for your preferred symbols, and even give your current local weather.

iTunes Music Store
In its first year, iTunes sold more than 70 million songs, providing music fans with the best digital experience on Mac or PC. Now iTunes 4.6 offers even more ways to discover and enjoy music. iTunes features the largest legal download catalog. Select from over 1 million tracks from all five major and more than 600 leading independent labels. Enjoy free 30-second previews of all songs. Find hundreds of exclusive and pre-release tracks and many rare, out-of-print albums.

RealPlayer
This allows you to enjoy streaming audio and video on networks and the Internet. Features include destination buttons for one-click access to news and entertainment; near CD-quality audio (28.8-kbps and faster connections only); and full-screen video capability (high-bandwidth connections only). RealPlayer 8.0 now includes over 2,500 radio stations, the Take 5 entertainment programming showcase, and more.

Quicktime Player
QuickTime 5 was downloaded over 100 million times by both Windows and Mac customers in its first year. And QuickTime 6 is even more popular, reaching 175 million downloads in less than 18 months. Every day, more than 300,000 people download QuickTime to view news, entertainment, movie trailers and virtual reality content on the Internet. This huge user base is equipped to view your coolest QuickTime content.

Shockwave Player
With Macromedia Shockwave Player, you can enjoy multimedia games, learning applications, and product demonstrations on the Web, using exciting new 3D technology.

Rhapsody
Rhapsody is an entirely new interactive digital music service from Listen.com. Rhapsody is the only service that integrates high fidelity, professionally programmed Internet radio, rich contextual music information, and music-on-demand subscription services in a single, unified application.

CNET Catch Up
From software upgrades and driver updates to security patches and adware detection, CNET CatchUp is designed to help you quickly and easily find what you need to keep your PC healthy and up-to-date. Download and install the CatchUp software, and with the click of a button, CatchUp will generate your custom results.