Freeware/Open Source for Windows Weekly Summary

by Todd Ogasawara

Evernote (beta): The Windows Notetaker Takes Off to the Mac, Web, and Smartphone
Thu, 10 Apr 2008 22:05:42

I wrote an long-ish commentary for O'Reilly Media's Mac Center about the amazing transformation of a somewhat interesting note taking application for Windows to a standout multi-platform note taking app that syncs to a free web service:

Evernote: Notes Everywhere - Mac, Web, Phone

Save Google Docs Presentations as PowerPoint Slidedecks
Thu, 10 Apr 2008 06:15:40

The Google Docs Blog announced the...

Save your presentations to PowerPoint

...feature the other day. I checked my Google Docs account to verify it. Still waiting for the Google Docs (documents) Google Gears offline support to kick in though.

Valleywag Condensed Time Magazine's Top 25 Blog List
Mon, 07 Apr 2008 22:13:29

I really hate it when hard copy magazines create best of lists that force you to slowly go through individual web pages to see the entire list. Apparently, someone at Valleywag feels the same way and created...'s Top 25 Blogs -- the one-page-version

There is also a list of the top 5 most overrated blogs there. I have to disagree with placing Arstechica and Slashdot on that overrated list though. I'm not familiar with the other three blogs on that list to comment on them.