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Please review Energy Saving Software Website ...

Pls check http://www.greenNotify.com 

Suggestions / Comments on website design / content very welcome.

Thank you in advance

Karbhari
Zarir Karbhari Send private email
Sunday, June 16, 2013
 
 
Too small font and too light (silver on white ) makes it hard to read
alexandar Send private email
Monday, June 17, 2013
 
 
I was interested, clicked the link, and started reading. Then birds started chirping loudly from my speakers. I clicked the back button on my mouse faster than you can say "unnecessary noise".

Seriously, don't make noisy web pages. The only exceptions are "video" pages (where a user knows a video will start playing and it will make sounds -- youtube is one example).
Wyatt O'Day Send private email
Monday, June 17, 2013
 
 
As stated, it's hard to read and the sounds get annoying.  Also, a Gmail address for contact? Very unprofessional.
PSB136 Send private email
Monday, June 17, 2013
 
 
I'll look at the site when you get rid of the bird noises and not before!

Seriously, this is such a bad idea and the sounds are so high pitched that they can be heard over a distance via headphones. What are you trying to achieve with this?
Andrew Gibson Send private email
Monday, June 17, 2013
 
 
I would replace "a fair amount" and "100s of trees" with some legit numbers. My feeling is that "a fair amount" is probably too tiny to really care about or cover the cost of the software, but, I could be wrong.
GregT Send private email
Monday, June 17, 2013
 
 
The English could use some work.  "Wastage" is a word I've never heard (though it makes me think of 'spoilage' related to grocery stores and spoiled produce, so maybe it really is a word...?)

Also, "in office" is never appropriate that I can think of -- should always be "in the office".
Doug Send private email
Monday, June 17, 2013
 
 
@Doug: Nothing wrong with "wastage" to my British ears.  (Those birds though, yikes!)  Agree about "in office".
Richie Hindle Send private email
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
 
 
.. and the sound is removed ... reviewing the rest

thx for taking the time

Karbhari
Zarir Karbhari Send private email
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
 
 
Could just be that I'm tired and haven't had coffee yet... but the white text on the bright green background burns my eyes. 

Layout seems fine, though.
James A. Send private email
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
 
 
The front page needs a lot more information:

- Is it network based or desktop?

- If desktop, what is the advantage of it over the built-in power management tools?

- What does the configuration user interface look like?

- Is it configurable for time of day, days of the week, and idle duration?

- Does it manage display shutdown and system shutdown separately?

- Are the systems completely shut down or put into sleep mode?

- Are there reports to estimate how much operating time it has saved?
Nicholas Hebb Send private email
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
 
 
Without Adobe Flash installed the top part of the web site, including menu, is not shown... I'm not sure why web site like this requires Flash at all.
Kuzmitskiy Dmitry Send private email
Friday, June 21, 2013
 
 

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