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Type of Program: Talking Program
Supported Platforms: Windows 95/98/NT 4.0
Company Name: Cantrell Software
Version: 3.7.3
Price: $24.95 U.S. for on line purchase and delivery, $33.90 U.S. to purchase CD-ROM version
Installed Size: 3.5 MB


Have you ever downloaded and tried a program just because it looked like fun?! I do it a lot, and "TalkToMe" was one of those downloads. TalkToMe makes your computer talk to you; it can read webpages, e-mail, etc., remind you of events, tell time, check your e-mail at pre-set intervals, send animated greetings to friends . . . and be a cute desktop companion!

I downloaded and installed "TalkToMe". It comes with Merlin, the talking magician, as your companion, but there are several other characters available to download once the program is installed. Configuration is very easy; as a matter of fact, "Merlin" guided me through the whole thing, from how he was to address me, to what events he should remind me of and how often I'd like him to check my e-mail!

Everyone needs a little levity in their life and Merlin is a great little companion. Right now he's sitting here on my desktop, snoring! I highly recommend "TalkToMe"; it's reasonably priced and great fun!

User Friendly
Ease of Installation
Reviewed by Angelene

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