WebCompass

WebCompass

A Web search tool developed by Quarterdeck that ran under Windows, polled Web search engines, and summarized the results. Symantec acquired Quarterdeck in 1999.
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SPEX evaluations can be customized using WebCompass -- an online model that contains detailed questions, analyses, and positioning graphs illustrating functional depth in critical areas -- to meet users' specific requirements.
Net Retriever,'' somewhat like WebCompass, lets you search for Web sites using many of the most popular search engines in one step, rather than testing each one in turn to see what it can tell you.
SPEX evaluations can then be customized to meet users' specific needs using the SPEX WebCompass, an online model that contains detailed questions, analysis, and positioning graphs illustrating functional depth in critical areas.
Quarterdeck's products received several awards in the first quarter: WebCompass was awarded the "BotSpot of the Week" by BotSpot Web site; TuneUp.
Among others, WebCompass won PC Magazine's "50 Best Products of the Year" award in January 1997, NetGuide's "Editor's Choice" award in May 1997, LAN Times' "The Best of LAN Times" award in May 1997, and Windows Magazine's "WIN 100" award in June 1997.
Several awards went to WebCompass -- Award of Distinction, Byte Magazine; Editor's Choice, NetGuide Magazine; 50 Best Products of the Year, PC Magazine; Best of LAN Times, LAN Times; Blue Ribbon, Network World; BotSpot of the Week, BotSpot; and WIN 100 Award, Windows Magazine.
The feature incorporates key search technology from Quarterdeck's award-winning product, WebCompass to present the user with solutions to their PC problems.
SPEX evaluations can be customized to meet user-specific requirements using the SPEX WebCompass, an online model that contains detailed questions, analysis, and positioning graphs illustrating functional depth in critical areas.
May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Quarterdeck Corporation (Nasdaq: QDEK) today announced that WebCompass has won NetGuide's Editor's Choice award in the May 1, 1997 issue, "Tools To Supercharge Your Searching.
REALHELP joins a distinguished list of Quarterdeck helpware products, including CleanSweep Deluxe, Partition-It, WebCompass and MagnaRAM 97, already being marketed in Japan.
In addition to Partition-It, Quarterdeck is also marketing Japanese versions of CleanSweep Deluxe, REALHELP, WebCompass and MagnaRAM 97 at computer retail outlets throughout the country.