Freeware/Open Source for Windows Weekly Summary

by Todd Ogasawara

My City: Facebook Silverlight App/Game

Facebook My City
I use Facebook so infrequently these days (after an initial burst of activity when a bunch of people I know hopped on board around the same time) that I'm not even sure how to properly point you to this Silverlight based Facebook SimCity-like app called...

My City

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Google Search Blacklisting Mystery?


This is obviously not a high-volume destination website. Ever though it mostly serves as a personal notation system for me to keep track of interesting free software and web services, there are a few people who visit here now and then. And, the statistician in me finds it interesting to track the numbers.

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Snackr: Adobe AIR based RSS Scrolling Ticker

snackr
Snackr is an Adobe AIR based scrolling ticker that displays RSS feed information. I created an OPML file from my Microsoft Live Personalized Experience Page (Microsoft really needs to come up with better product names :-) and fed it into Snackr after installing it.

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Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 SP1: Where's the Beef?

Microsoft just released...

Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 SP1

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Magic120Cell: 4 Dimensional Rubik's Cube


Hmm. I couldn't even solve the regular Rubik's cube (without taking it apart :-). So, I'm not even going to try this 4 dimensional puzzle with 2641 pieces.
Magic120Cell

...is a freeware for Microsoft Windows that requires .Net Framework 2.0 to run.