Tinkernut Flash Game Contest

To kick off new episodes of Tinkernut, I’m holding a Flash Game contest to see who can come up with the coolest Flash game. The winner will get a $50 itunes gift card as well as promotion in my video on October 24th. You can find the full set of rules here:

http://www.tinkernut.com/forums/topic/tinkernut-flash-game-contest

Free WebApp Alternatives to Expensive Software

This video shows some free web based alternatives to common, expensive, software such as Photoshop, Microsoft Office, Camtasia, Illustrator, Acrobat, etc. These web based applications do not require you to pay anything or download anything. You can upload, edit, and save documents from directly within your browser.

 

Microsoft Office – Google Docs

Microsoft PowerPoint – Preezo

Adobe Photoshop – Splashup

Adobe Illustrator – Aviary

Adobe Flash – Ajax Animator

Instant Messenger Clients – Meebo

Camtasia – ScreenToaster

Windows Movie Maker – Jaycut

Quicken – Mint

Fax Software – FaxZero

Adobe Acrobat – PDF Escape

 

Special thanks to the suggestions by MikeTheDJ4 found here and here.