Stacy's Weekly Mashup: BlogTalkRadio, MojoPac, Motionbox, Newsbreaker, CrossFont...
|Published:||May 8, 2008|
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Web 2.0 Sites:
- BlogTalkRadio - Create your own live talk show which can be heard around the world without the need for fancy equipment or downloads
- MojoPac - Carry data files and your applications (such as Outlook, games, IMs) on a USB storage device or iPod
- CommunityWalk - Create interactive maps and tours with video and photos
- DarkCopy - Simple, full-screen text editor for distraction free writing
- Stereofame - A social music game that's fresh and addictive for music fans and musicians
- Gujam - Search for videos across all online video sites
- Tempo - Simple time tracking with powerful visual reporting tools and mobile access
- Alert Thingy - Send and receive tweets with twitter and post photos to flickr right from your desktop
- Spinscape - Brainstorm, collaborate, tag, link, and navigate through information more quickly and easily than ever before
- Motionbox - Free home video sharing and editing
Free Feature of the Week: Gallery - An open source web based photo album organizer that offers an intuitive way to blend photo management seamlessly into your own website whether you're running a small personal site or a large community site.
Shareware Feature of the Week: CrossFont - This Windows software can convert TrueType and PostScript Type1 fonts between Macintosh and PC platforms and convert Type 1 to OpenType.
Wallpaper of the Week: Colourful Wallpaper
The Week in Geek News:
- UMG confirms deal with Qtrax to allow free music downloads - Yahoo! News
- Google, Sprint, Cable Companies Join Forces On Wireless Internet Initiative - Search Engine Land
- Microsoft now in talks to acquire AOL - Geek.com
- Judge Slaps TorrentSpy With $111M Damages - PC World
- RIAA, MPAA In Denial About The Death Of DRM - TechDirt
Flickr Image of the Week: by Laggard
Article of the Week: The War for the Web - by Andy Kessler, The Wall Street Journal
The Weekly Widget: Profile Widget - Enter your Flickr username, email, or user ID and this nifty little gadget will create a customized image that will automagically update itself throughout the day.
Free Game of the Week: Newsbreaker - MSNBC brings you the news headlines in a fun, fast-paced game of Arkanoid
Video of the Week:
Geek Weekly: This week's geek tip comes from Confessions of a Freeware Junkie - Did you know? Windows has a built-in tool to create self-extracting archives via 'Iexpress.exe'
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.