Stacy's Weekly Mashup: QMIND, Revver, Quintura, pGeep, The Generator Blog

Get your weekly dose of great Web 2.0 sites and services, freeware, geek news, cool blogs, videos, tips and more!
Published: Nov 9, 2006
Author: Stacy Reed
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Web 2.0 Sites:

  • Courio - A fast, secure and direct method of sending files of almost any size
  • Timeline - A widget for visualizing time-based events
  • QMIND - E-learning storyboard and rich media design collaboration
  • SpringMind - A widget engine for the desktop and the web
  • OrganizedHome - Printables to help you get organized
  • Revver - the first viral video network that pays
  • Splashcast - Channel yourself across the web
  • Like - Search for things that look similar
  • Quintura Online Search -Transform Searching into Finding!
  • ConceptShare - Create and manage interactive workspaces collaboratively

Freeware Feature of the Week: pGeep - Easy encryption of emails and files alike

Screensaver of the Week: Skeleton Adventures - NEW!

The Week in Geek News:

Flickr Image of the Week: by Charlie Tan

Top Blog Picks:

Article of the Week: America's Internet Disconnect - Washington Post

Art Site of the Week: Color Palette Generator - Enter the URL of an image to get a color palette that matches the image. This is useful for coming up with a website color palette that matches a key image a client wants to work with.

Video of the Week: The Electric Sheep and their Dreams in High Fidelity

Geek Tip: Don't know how to touch type yet? What are you waiting for? It's true that touch-typers can type faster, they make less typos and they don't suffer as much from carpal tunnel syndrome! We have a large collection of software that can help you with your typing skills. There are also free touch typing games online that help make learning fun!

Well, that concludes the list of links for this week, folks! For a compiled list of links from past articles, visit the Weekly Mashup Archive. You can find more helpful sites and online services in our new Web 2.0 library! My thanks goes out to Chris, Yakov, and Marcos for recommending some excellent sites this week! Do you have any comments or suggestions for future mashups? I'd love to hear from you! Send an email to sreed@tucows.com or click Discuss this Article below to leave a message in the forums.

About Stacy Reed

Stacy Reed is Tucows' resident software librarian and editor. She has been reviewing PC and mobile software as well as web services for over a decade. Helping developers improve and promote their products is only one of her areas of expertise. Stacy is also an advocate for Open Source, Creative Commons and freeware, taking special interest in educational resources, social media, cloud sharing, and mobile technology.

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