Freeware/Open Source for Windows Weekly Summary

by Todd Ogasawara

BZFlag 2.0.10 3D Tank Battle Game
Sat, 17 Nov 2007 14:27:40

BZFlag 2.0.10 was released on Nov. 15 (bug fixes for dual-core and 64-bit processors). It is a multiplayer multiplatform (Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, etc.) 3D tank battle game. You can find screen shots of the game over on

FAA Flight Delay Information (US only)
Sat, 17 Nov 2007 10:34:34

Flight Delay Information - Air Traffic Control System Command Center
Just in time for your Thanksgiving (US) travels...

Federal Aviation Administration: Flight Delay Information - Air Traffic Control System Command Center

The map (see image above) dynamically updates based on current US airport conditions. The largest airports are located on the map. Smaller ones can be found using the pull-down menus. Hovering over an airport location on the map brings up current flight delay information for locale.

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Wed, 14 Nov 2007 22:17:06 memory configuration scanner

read more Public Domain E-book List
Tue, 13 Nov 2007 20:08:42's list of 20+ Places for Public Domain E-Books looks like a pretty exhaustive list of free e-book sites (including the few I've mentioned in this blog). Head over there to get the full list.

Microsoft Live Calendar Beta Missed a Golden Opportunity
Mon, 12 Nov 2007 22:03:59

Microsoft recently released the beta for their Live Calendar web service. While it looks ok and has reasonable features. It doesn't distinguish itself from the dozens of other web calendars available (most notably Google's). What could Microsoft have done to make it stand out a bit more? How about...

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Microsoft Windows Memory Diagnostic
Sun, 11 Nov 2007 21:44:49

Microsoft Windows Memory Diagnostic

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