Houdah Software is proud to pre-announce it's latest product. Tembo has reached draft / public beta status.
Like HoudahSpot, Tembo is a search tool based upon the Spotlight engine. The job of Tembo is to make searching (and finding) of files, mail messages, bookmarks, … as easy as possible.
At first sight you will find Tembo to have been inspired by the original Spotlight interface as we knew it under Mac OS X Tiger.
Search results are grouped by categories. Preferences allow for categories to be enabled, disabled and reordered.
Behind a small arrow on the header bar for each group you will find the real power of Tembo. Tembo provides appropriate result filters in each group.
Tembo may list up to 2500 search results. Rather than have you scroll through the long list to find the desired result, you would apply filters to narrow down the list. The Messages group, for example, offers filters on author, recipient and subject.
Thus Tembo is much more than a file search tool. It works as extension to Mail.app / iChat.app to locate messages.
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