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Stacy's Weekly Mashup: Revision3, mShopper, Phun, The Futon Critic, Fotogenika

Get linked to what's hip! Find out about free software and games, geek news, blogs, video, computer tips and Web 2.0! This week's highlights include Revision3, mShopper, Phun, The Futon Critic and Fotogenika.
Published: Mar 6, 2008
Author: Stacy Reed

Web 2.0 Sites:

  • Orchestr8 - Explore and manipulate the look and feel of your favorite sites and share the content you discover
  • Dot What!? - A huge database of file extension information, mainly the Microsoft Windows, Apple Macintosh and Linux operating systems
  • Revision3 - An actual TV network for the web, creating and producing its own original, broadcast quality shows
  • PriceProtector - Keep track of your purchases and get your money back if the price drops
  • mShopper - Use your cell phone to find the lowest online prices for any in-store item, in seconds


Freeware Feature of the Week: Phun - A free 2D physics sandbox that makes learning fun.


Wallpaper of the Week: Hanging On


The Week in Geek News:


Flickr Image of the Week: by f.svehla


Top Blog Picks:


Article of the Week: What piracy crisis? MPAA touts record box office for 2007 - Ars Technica


NEW! Librarian Chick's Smart Site of the Week: Wiktionary - A collaborative project to produce a free-content multilingual dictionary.

Art Site of the Week: Fotogenikia - A collection of user submitted images may be used freely for personal, educational and non-profit projects


NEW! The Weekly Widget: Daily Painters Widget - You can now have a rotating display of daily paintings on your blog or website by installing this widget.

NEW! Free Game of the Week: The Great Mahjong - Enjoy the classic game of Mahjong online for free, or time yourself and see how quickly you can match all of the tiles.

Video of the Week: Office Space Wars


Geek Tip Weekly: This week's geek tip comes from Online Tech Tips, where you can find a detailed guide on how you can track email to it's originating location by figuring out the email's IP address and looking it up.




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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