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Published: May 8, 2008
Author: Stacy Reed
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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:

Flickr Image of the Week: by Laggard

Article of the Week: The War for the Web - by Andy Kessler, The Wall Street Journal

Librarian Chick's Smart Site of the Week: lib.rario.us - A place to catalog your media collection, whether it be books, DVDs, or CDs

Art Site of the Week: - An online Digital Museum of Art for artists

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: Radio+tape+calculator=metal detector

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'

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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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