Stacy's Mashup: FontStruct, Project Spaces, NTRconnect, eduFire, Dragon Stock...

It was another exciting week for us geeks! Adobe launches a new media player, Livehacker published a guide on testing Firefox 3 and Japan developed brain and eye pills for gamers! Stacy shares links to the hippest sites of the week in Web 2.0, news, games, freeware, multimedia and much more!
Published: Apr 10, 2008
Author: Stacy Reed
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Web 2.0 Sites:

  • Project Spaces - Provides an easy-to-use workspace and extranet where workgroups, classrooms and collaborators can connect and share information
  • CoveritLive - Stream commentary onto your web pages or blog so you can interact with your readers in real time
  • Google Talk Labs Edition - Google's updated chat client sends you desktop notifications from your calendar, Gmail and Orkut accounts
  • GetFreeEbooks - a site dedicated to offering free ebooks on a wide range of subjects
  • FontStruct - Build fonts with a simple free editor and share them with others

Freeware Feature of the Week: NTRconnect - Secure remote access to PC or Mac from any computer at any time

Shareware Feature of the Week: Ashampoo Office 2008 - An inexpensive office suite compatible with MS Word and Excel

Wallpaper of the Week: Violin - Social Wallpapering

The Week in Geek News:

Flickr Image of the Week: by mulletgod

Top Blog Picks:

Article of the Week: Why Do So Many People Freak Out When They See 'Free' As Part Of A Business Model? - Techdirt

Librarian Chick's Smart Site of the Week: eduFire - A community of people teaching and learning languages through a combination of video, voice and text chat

Art Site of the Week: Dragon Stock - All of the images included in the Dragon CDs are for personal or professional artwork and creation, royalty-free. This includes personal or business websites, artistic prints, and mores

The Weekly Widget: Stock Widget - Similar to the original Yahoo! Stock Widget, but this also stores your portfolio data and calculates daily changes

Free Game of the Week: Random Defense - A fun and addicting online variant of the classic Tower Defense game

Video of the Week: Learn how to make a USB fan

Geek Weekly: This week's geek tip comes from Lifehacker - The Complete Field Guide to Testing Firefox 3

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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