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Stacy's Weekly Mashup: ePrep, Wallpapr, ForaTV, Spiceworks, Widgets Lab...

Every week I scour the World Wide Web in search of the hippest blogs, Web 2.0 sites, freeware, news, tips and more! Find out what I've got in store for you this week!
Published: Jan 11, 2007
Author: Stacy Reed
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Web 2.0 Sites:

  • Fora TV - An on-demand video portal featuring public affairsprogramming from around the world
  • ePrep - Provides students and parents with expert advice in Test Prep and College Planning
  • Braincast - Internet & phone based message/memo recording & reminder organization system
  • PodcastBlaster - Create your own professional podcasts
  • Wallpapr - Find wallpaper for your desktop by searching with the flickr api
  • PictureTrail - Social networking, photo sharing and custom slideshows
  • Moo MiniCards - Say goodbye to boring business cards
  • GetHuman - A database of business phone numbers that connect you to a real person
  • Userscripts - A repository for open source scripts
  • 9rules - A community of the best weblogs in the world on a variety of topics


Freeware Feature of the Week: Spiceworks - IT help desk, inventory and problem-solving all in one easy-to-use interface.


Wallpaper of the Week: Homer


The Week in Geek News:


Flickr Image of the Week: by thexfile


Top Blog Picks:


Article of the Week: The era of digital paper approaches - gizmag


Art Site of the Week: Oliver Vernon - Paintings, murals, sculpture and more


Video of the Week: Live Action Hamster Video Game


Geek Tip: - Bet you didn't know there is an ASCII Star Wars movie hidden in Windows XP! To find it, go to Start > Run and enter this text: telnet towel.blinkenlights.nl


That wraps things up for another week! If you want more, you can find an archive of past articles here and the new Web 2.0 portion of the site contains many listings showcasing todays top web services! Keep the links coming, everyone! My thanks goes out to Chris and Kandace for sending me links to a couple of great Web 2.0 services! Do you know of a great site that's worth sharing? Do you have any comments or suggestions? Click Discuss this Article below to post your comment in the forums or send an email to sreed@tucows.com


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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