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Feb 23, 2006, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Tired of dragging your mouse from one Web site to another, trying to get to the best of the Web? Give YubNub a run. Its name means 'hooray' in Ewok, and it might just make you jump for joy. Its developer, Jon Aquino, calls YubNub the URL command line of the Web OS. It provides a portal to hundreds of searchable Web sites.

"YubNub can get information by using any Web service. YubNub can search Wikipedia, hunt down the closest pizza place using Google Maps, help you find the latest posts on a particular subject using Technorati, translate pages into English, generate tiny URLs, and perform calculations..."

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