Posts Tagged ‘ free software ’

WordPress 2.8 Released

Jun 11th, 2009 | By | Category: General, Podcasting Software

WordPress has announced that a new release of its popular blogging and podcasting platform, WordPress 2.8. 2.8 is more of an incremental update than 2.7. Here are the highlights: New drag-and-drop widgets admin interface and new widgets API Syntax highlighting and function lookup built into plugin and theme editors Browse the theme directory and install […]



Free App Lets You Control iTunes With Gestures

Jan 28th, 2009 | By | Category: General, iPods & Portable Media Players

FluidTunes is a freeware application for Mac OS X that lets you control iTunes through a camera with gestures, using your hands, head or feet: Swipe your hand from left to right or right to left over the screen center to scrub. Wave quickly at buttons to activate them. Without using a keyboard or mouse, […]



Plugin Adds Full Video Capabilities To WordPress

Nov 1st, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video, Video Software

Kaltura’s All in One Video Pack plugin for WordPress gives you the ability to upload/ record/import videos directly to your post, edit and remix content with an online video editor, enable video responses, manage and track your video content and create video playlists, all at no cost. Features: Upload, record from webcam and import all rich-media […]



Vodpod Videos Widget

Oct 5th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

  The Vodpod WordPress plugin lets you collect videos from thousands of sites on the Net, and add them to your WordPress blog with an interactive gallery. If you’re interested in sharing a curated collection of videos, this could be a good option.  Readers can scroll through videos you’ve collected without having to leave your blog. […]



Richard Stallman On Avoiding Ruinous Compromises

Sep 27th, 2008 | By | Category: Commentary, General

Twenty-five years ago, Richard Stallman announced his plan to create a free operating system called GNU. Since then, Stallman’s work has had a massive influence on the world of free and open source software, software that powers much of the Internet.  In honor of the 25th anniversary of GNU, Stallman has penned an essay on Avoiding […]



Free, Open Source App Lets You Download Videos From YouTube & 50 Other Sites

Sep 27th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, General, Video

 xVideoServiceThief (a.k.a xVST) is a free tool for downloading video clips from a variety of video websites. xVideoServiceThief also gives you the ability to convert each video into popular formats, including AVI, MPEG1, MPEG2, WMV, MP4, 3GP and MP3s. Features: Cross-Platform: xVideoServicethief is available for the following platforms: Microsoft Windows Vista, Server 2003, XP, 2000, […]



Free App CellSpin Brings Podcasting, Photo Blogging To iPhone

Jul 29th, 2008 | By | Category: iPhone, Podcasting Software

CellSpin Soft has announced it has added support for Apple’s iPhone to its mobile blogging software platform. CellSpin is designed to let you capture audio, photos and text on the iPhone and publish it to your blog or favorite social media sites. Supported sites include MySpace Facebook Twitter Pownce, Blogger Picasa Flickr Live Journal Live […]



Plug-In Fixes PodPress Problem With WordPress 2.6

Jul 26th, 2008 | By | Category: Podcasting Services

A lot of people are reporting incompatibilities between Mighty Seek’s PodPress, the popular free podcasting add-on for WordPress, and the recently-announced WordPress 2.6. Earlier in the week, we reported a simple hack you could use to get things working again.  A reader, John Leavitt, sends word of an even easier fix – the No Revisions plug-in. It disables the new […]



Control Your Music Player From Firefox

Jun 17th, 2008 | By | Category: General

FoxyTunes 3.0 for Firefox is a browser plug-in that turns any webpage with media files into a playlist that you can play right there on the page, without needing to launch a separate player. It also adds controls to the browser window for the most commonly used features in iTunes and other media players. The […]



Apple WWDC Update

Jun 11th, 2008 | By | Category: General, iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players

While the Steve Jobs keynote at the WWDC was underwhelming to many, there’s been a lot of interesting related news that’s come out in the last two days: Most iPhone apps are going to be free - Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, took some time Monday following Steve Jobs’s opening keynote to chat with 20 Apple […]