Stacy's Weekly Mashup: Social Wallpapering, MozBackup, Mindomo, Flixster, Pownce
|Published:||Jun 28, 2007|
Web 2.0 Sites:
- Pownce - Send messages, files, links, and events to your friends
- Web Design from Scratch - A complete guide to web design for everyone interested in creating effective web pages
- Flixster - A community for movie fans of all shapes and sizes
- TwitterMail -Receive your latest twitter-replies automatically by e-mail
- ooVoo - Free video conferencing and video messaging
- vixy.net - Download online videos directly to your PC, iPod, and PSP for free
- Wishpot - Create personal wish lists, shopping lists and gift registries
- SNOCAP -Artists can sell their music online, control their own price and distribution and track sales
- Mindomo - Web-based mind mapping software
Freeware Feature of the Week: MozBackup - A simple utility for creating backups of Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Thunderbird, SeaMonkey, Mozilla Suite and Netscape profiles.
Wallpaper Site of the Week: Social Wallpapering - A community effort to classify, rank, and distribute high-resolution wallpaper
The Week in Geek News:
- Earmarked Airwaves? - Washington Post
- Google uses map software to help boost nonprofits - The Boston Globe
- 5 Things to Know About UMA - GigaOM
- EBurnout advert branded "irresponsible" by ASA - Eurogamer
- Digital newsstand saves paper, quarters - Engadget
- Eight colors in Dell's new laptop range - Washington Post
- Amazon's Infrastructure Services Business Continues To Gather Interest - Techdirt
- Google Reader + iPhone = Awesome - Mashable
- Alberto Gonzales Still Focused On Throwing People In Jail For Attempted Piracy - Techdirt
- FCC Says Net Neutrality Not a Big Issue - DailyTech
Flickr Image of the Week: by Sifah
Top Blog Picks:
Article of the Week: One in three US teens victim of cyber-bullying - Monsters and Critics
Art Site of the Week: Brusheezy - A place for artists to download and vote for the best custom Adobe Photoshop brushes and patterns.
That's going to wrap things up for another week! If you're hoping to find more mashups, you can find an archive of past articles here. If you know of a great site that's worth sharing, or if you would like to send any comments or suggestions my way, I'd love to hear from you! Just send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and say hello!
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.