Stacy's Weekly Mashup: Riffs, AdGridwork, ClamWin, BrainPOP, STARTDL...
|Published:||Mar 13, 2008|
Web 2.0 Sites:
- MyMindshare - Advertisers pay you (bid) to look at their ad
- Beat Blaster - Mix up your own jams from prerecorded samples and post them to your blog using the widget (See the Weekly Widget below)
- Riffs - Social recommendations, ratings, rants, raves, and reviews
- Expressivo - A text-to-speech application that speaks with a human voice
- AdGridwork - A free advertising network and text link exchange
Freeware Feature of the Week: ClamWIn - A free antivirus program for Microsoft Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/2003 and Vista
Wallpaper of the Week: Lamborghini from WallpaperBase
The Week in Geek News:
- Gibson Guitar Sues Activision Over Guitar Hero Infringement - DailyTech
- Apple sued over iTunes music distribution practices - BetaNews
- MPAA clarifies stance against Net neutrality - Los Angeles Times
- Some viruses come pre-installed - Yahoo! News
- In Unexpected Move AOL Buys Social Network Bebo For $850 Million - Search Engine Land
Flickr Image of the Week: by leahjoy
Top Blog Picks:
- Photoshop Disasters
- The Tech Savvy Educator
- Download Free Ebooks
- What I Learned Today...
- Improv Everywhere
Article of the Week: Researchers hack a pacemaker with wireless link - Geek.com
Art Site of the Week:
Color Wizard - Submit your own base color, and it automatically returns matching colors for the one you selected. It returns a set of hue, saturation and tint/shade variations of your color, as well as suggests color schemes to you, based on your color's complementary color, split complementary colors, analogous colors and other variations.
NEW! Free Game of the Week: Puzzle Games at STARTDL - This site offers many free online educational games and printable brain teasers. You won't want to miss the online puzzle, Pathways!
Video of the Week:
What a Clip
Geek Weekly: Stop using your mouse to get to the address bar in your browser. All you have to do is hit Alt + D in IE and Firefox. In Opera hit F8.
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.