More than 40 Media Players


Amarok – Amarok is a cross-platform intuitive music player for Linux, UNIX and the Mac operating system. Its features include lyrics support, Wikipedia integration, music statistics and a contextual browser.

BHplayer – BHplayer doubles as a media player & DVD player with its support for many audio and video formats.

BMP – A compact, open source multimedia player for Ubuntu using skinnable interface based on Winamp skins.

GLM FLV Player – GLM is a feature rich standalone application to view FLV files without any codec.

JW Media Player – JW Media player supports media playback of files which are compatible with Adobe Flash player. Examples of files are MP3, FLV and SWF etc. Continue reading

Blyk goes live-Free Calls and Free SMS

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The world’s first advertising funded mobile network for 16-24 year olds launches in the UK

London, 24 September, 2007 – Blyk, the new mobile network for 16 to 24 year olds today announced the launch of its UK service. The announcement was made by the company founders Pekka Ala-Pietilä and Antti Öhrling at a press launch event in London this morning.

Blyk is an invitation-only mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) that links young people with brands they like and gives them free texts and minutes every month.

For brands, Blyk is an innovative, new media channel, providing direct access to the 16-24 year old market; enabling them to create awareness, build relationships and drive sales to this hard to reach audience.

Since its conception early last year, Blyk has been undertaking extensive research in the UK with user group studies and live user trials. These have helped to make the offering extremely compelling for young people and advertisers alike.

Pekka Ala-Pietilä said: “We have spent the last year developing a unique, robust advertising content engine and whilst the technology we are using is incredibly advanced, the main premise of Blyk is driven by 3 basic principles – ease of use, interaction and relevance of the communications.”

Blyk understands the importance of relevancy in communication and has built its system to enable this. By means of profile questions at sign-up and ongoing SMS polling during membership Blyk Media enables brands to target messages like no other medium. Response rates have also been exceptionally high, with some testers reportedly missing the service at the end of the trial.

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Best 20 websites for Icon & Graphics Generators


You don’t need to be a great artist to get great looking graphics. In fact, sometimes you don’t even have to roll up your sleeves. We’ve put together a list of 20 sites that’ll help you create icons, favicons, animations and various graphics in no time.

256pixels – Presents a daily favicon contest. Create a new favicon with their built in palette, and put it up for others to vote on. – Create an animated icon to display during AJAX load times.

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The Best Free Computer System Recovery Tools

If you had lost some very important data, or if you see that your computer is simply dying, the following recovery tools will be indispensable for you. You’d better burn yourself several of these useful tools before the disastrous thing happens.

SuperDuper is a program that makes recovery painless, because it makes creating a fully bootable backup painless. Its incredibly clear, friendly interface is understandable, easy to use, and SuperDuper’s built-in scheduler makes it trivial to back up automatically. And it runs beautifully on both Intel and Power PC Macs. It is an indispensable tool, specially if your hard drive starts making that horrible clicking noise, your most important day-to-day application isn’t working with the system update you just applied, or you need to restore a stable copy of your system, but don’t want to lose what you’ve been working on, or other similar cases.

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TOP 100+ best Free Opensource Software for windows XP and Vista-PART2

Personal Finance

Simple, easy to use application for managing personal finances.
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Easy to use Accounting package
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Chat Clients

MSN Messenger client written in TCL/TK
AMSN Messenger


IRC Client

More Web Browsing

Fast, nice web browser.
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Amaya Browser for Windows
W3C developed web browser and editor for multiple platforms
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Electric Sheep
Immersive, trippy screensaver.
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99 Ways to Promote Your Blog for Free



  1. Exchange links with other bloggers
  2. Submit to general directories
  3. Start a 2nd blog and link to yourself
  4. Create and give away blog themes (with a link to your blog in the footer)
  5. Create free plugins
  6. Create link bait
  7. Participate in blog carnivals
  8. Comment on DoFollow blogs
  9. WordPress Backlinks Plugin


  10. Join communities at MyBlogLog
  11. Join communities at Bumpzee
  12. Join communities at Blog Catalog
  13. Start a community at any of these sites
  14. Comment on other blogs in your niche
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