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Stacy's Weekly Mashup: Sprout, 1AVCenter, Addictomatic, Konnects, Mixwit...

Treat your inner-geek to a handpicked list of the Web's hottest sites, from news and articles to blogs, freeware, and media like video, photos and games!
Published: May 15, 2008
Author: Stacy Reed
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Web 2.0 Sites:

  • ProQuo - Helps you to remove your name and personal information from thousands of marketing lists, data brokers and other organizations that send you unsolicited mail
  • Konnects - An online business networking platform designed to give the power of online social networking to business professionals
  • Classroom 2.0 - The social networking site for those interested in Web 2.0 and collaborative technologies in education
  • Addictomatic - Search for for the latest news, blog posts, videos and images
  • Mixwit - Create mix cassette tapes of your favorite tunes, add a skin or use your own image and post to your site or blog


Freeware Feature of the Week: MediaCoder - A free universal batch media transcoder that integrates most popular audio/video codecs and tools into an all-in-one solution


Shareware Feature of the Week: 1AVCenter - Record your entire screen or part of it directly to AVI or WMV, capture screenshots, share your screen over the internet, monitor your webcam or desktop remotely, broadcast your webcam, record audio from any source into WAV, WMA or MP3, capture video from your tv tuner card, or external devices, record video from inside web browsers and media players, share your media files on your own personal web site, send media files by e-mail, or upload them via FTP


Wallpaper of the Week: Piano by Clix


The Week in Geek News:


Flickr Image of the Week: by The Flooz


Top Blog Picks:


Article of the Week: Mario Kart Wii Unlocking Guide! - MapWii


Librarian Chick's Smart Site of the Week: The Free Library - A free, searchable archive that provides access to a daily-updated collection of 4 million articles from classic works of literature and leading periodicals

Art Site of the Week: CENSUS of Antique Works of Art and Architecture known in the Renaissance


The Weekly Widget: Sprout - The quick and easy way for anyone to build, publish, and manage widgets, mini-sites, mashups, banners and more

Free Game of the Week: Bounce - Use the arrow keys to keep your ball bouncing. The challenge is to change all the red bars to green to move on to the next level.

Video of the Week: Abrasion Holography


Geek Weekly: This week's geek tip comes from Twister MC - How to create a Firefox Theme



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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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