Yahoo and KMart have teamed up to provide Bluelight.com,
a free ISP and online store. The ad window is generally stable,
and has an interesting feature: when you're visiting Yahoo or
a Bluelight partner site, the ad window disappears. Bluelight
recently upgraded both their software and logo. The setup process
seems to be a bit easier than it was with the prior version of
the software, and the new logo is a bit more pleasing to the eyes.
The software works as well as the rest, though some services,
including AltaVista, allow you to list many phone numbers to attempt
to dial in case of a busy signal. Bluelight's software allows
only one primary and one alternate number.
When using Bluelight, your home page will be a customized
version of My Yahoo, though the only customization is a small
Bluelight logo on the screen.
Recently, Bluelight announced that they had reached
the million member mark. This is, no doubt, due in large part
to the promotion it gets from one of the most used services on
the Internet, Yahoo. In addition, Bluelight gives away CDs for
the service in KMart stores.
Among the free Internet services, Bluelight is one
of the best. And, if you're a Yahoo user, you'll appreciate the
fact that Yahoo has built their service into Bluelight. In addition,
the disappearing ad window while on Yahoo sites is definately