Stacy's Weekly Mashup: VistaPrint, The Filter, Fring, NetGong, deviantArt...
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Web 2.0 Sites:
- VistaPrint - High-quality graphic design services and customized printed products to small businesses and consumers
- InstaCalc - Free ready-to-use calculators and conversion tools you can access without login or installation
- Panorama News - News, travel, events, trade shows and festivals in panoramic view
- The Filter - a meta-recommendation engine for music, movies, and Web video
- Fring - Free mobile calls, live chat and presence
Freeware Feature of the Week: AMP Font Viewer - Easy to use but powerful font manager, which allows getting a quick overview of both installed and non installed fonts
Shareware Feature of the Week: NetGong - This network monitoring solution allows network administrators, webmasters and Internet service providers to monitor any networked device on the Internet, corporate intranet, or TCP/IP LAN and receive alerts immediately via audible alarm, message, e-mail, or third-party software when a connection fails
Wallpaper of the Week: Inspector Gadget
The Week in Geek News:
- Users petition to keep Windows XP - CNN
- When The Best You Can Do Is Get Fake Facebook Fans, You Know You Have A PR Problem - TechDirt
- Comcast�s Concession to Net Neutrality - The New York Times
- MySpace Hack Reveals Profile Visitors - PC World
- The Pirate Bay Launches Blog System For Those Worried About Censorship - Techdirt
Flickr Image of the Week: Red Spiral by jicv
Top Blog Picks:
Article of the Week: Survey: Most computer users repeat passwords - MSNBC
Art Site of the Week:
deviantArt - Collect favorites, submit art, and track your friends and favourite artists
The Weekly Widget: Flickr Slideshow - A slideshow of photos from Flickr in an easy-to-install widget that is highly customizable.
Free Game of the Week: Chaotic Reversi - The object is to have the most pieces on the board at that end of the game
Video of the Week:
Geek Weekly: Our weekly geek tip comes from Mozilla Links, Percy Cabello - Firefox tabs evolve with Multiple Tab Handler, an extension that helps you manage multiple tabs.
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.