FFOSS (Freeware/Free & Open Source Software) Friday

by Todd Ogasawara

Cog 0.06: Mac Audio Player
Sat, 14 Jul 2007 22:12:29

At first it seemed odd to take a look at an audio file player for the Mac. But, if you have a format not supported by iTunes or Preview, take a look at the Open Source Cog 0.06 for Mac OS X. This version was released on July 12.

juhu 0.6.7: Jaiku Client for Mac OS X
Thu, 12 Jul 2007 22:11:52

I mentioned the freeware Twitteriffic Twitter client for Macs last week. Here's an Open Source Mac OS X (Tiger only) client for Jaiku fans...

juhu 0.6.7

If you've never heard of Twitter or Jaiku, wow, come up for air and take a look around! :-) This hybrid multi-point IM mini-blog (your thoughts in 140 characters or less) concept has really taken off this year.

Virb.com: MySpace Facebook Mutant Clone?
Tue, 10 Jul 2007 22:58:43

I heard Virb mentioned on the Net@Nite podcast. Not being much of a social networker, it seems like a MySpace or Facebook kind of site to me. It says you can put all the things that make you you on it. But, it only let me import one blog. Hmm. I guess I don't get it. If you do, chime in and clue me in. You can find my uninspiring Virb page here.