Freeware/Open Source for Windows Weekly Summary

by Todd Ogasawara

Disqus: Enhanced Blog Commenting Service
Sat, 24 May 2008 13:42:22

Against my better judgement I added a commenting service to my Tumblr tumblog (MobileViews TumBlog using the...

Disqus (pronounced "discuss") comment system. I tried it on that first since Tumblr doesn't provide any comments (which is generally considered a GOOD thing) and it was the simplest venue for me to modify quickly. Head over there and let me know what you think about Disqus. Should I replace the comment system here with it?

TwitPic: Photo Links for Twitter
Wed, 21 May 2008 21:41:15

I don't think I'm addicted to Twitter. But, I do tend to tweet several times daily. And, I enjoy sharing a photo of, for example, things I see when I take a walk downtown during my lunch break. While Twitter itself doesn't have a photo sharing feature, there is a simple to use 3rd party web service that provides this feature for you. It is called...


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Tabs and Ajax Bad for Browsers?
Tue, 20 May 2008 22:12:37

Both Internet Explorer 7 and Firefox 2 for Windows Vista have been giving me fits for many months with their respective memory leak issues. Firefox 2 has been a bit more stable on my Mac but blows up there now and then too.

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Blender 2.46 3D Modeling and Animation
Mon, 19 May 2008 20:15:52

The latest version of the Open Source 3D modeling and animation tool is out...

Blender 2.46

This Open Source tool has binary downloads for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X.