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Friday Freebies

Happy Friday!
Today I have three freebies for you: a desktop skinner, a web-based bookmark repository, and a really cool JVM clustering technology from Terracotta.
Xilokit announced Deskloop 1.4, a new content organizational tool for Windows. Deskloops users can organize open windows and applications and group them into a single project or file called the loop. The loop, with its own unique file extension, displays all open content, such as web sites, data files, images, spreadsheets, PDFs and other applications and links windows end to end in one loop that can be rapidly scrolled horizontally across the desktop. The loop environment enables a user to group all content related to a project or task for more efficient orientation, organization and collaboration.

All content in a loop is visible as 'thumbnails' in the drop down 'strip,' which provides a easily accessed environment for organizing projects and tasks. The strip displays all open content at once, and enables users to arrange, scroll, save, and e-mail content to others quickly and efficiently. The strip is also a search platform, which supports rapid browsing, downloading and saving of multiple web pages for research, comparison shopping, information and entertainment.

You can download Deskloops 1.4 here.

The second freebie this week is iFaves, a new, free bookmark manager that saves users time and frustration by replacing the "add-to-favorites" functionality of existing browsers with features such as remote access, instant sharing, descriptive notes, tag-based organization and a customizable start page.

Some things you can do with iFaves:

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