Reviews

Pidgin

Pidgin is an tiny application that allows you to connect with all your friends through most of the chat networks in one place. It supports AIM, MSN, Yahoo, Google Talk, IRC, QQ, Sametime, Zephyr, Bonjour, Groupwise, SILC, XMPP, Gadu-Gadu, ICQ, MySpaceIM, SIMPLE (upphhh - that's a lot), and it can support many more with plugins.

Adium

Adium is a free and open source instant messaging application for Mac OS X. Adium allows you to chat with all your friends using different chat services at the same time. Among others, it supports: AOL Instant Messenger, including ICQ and MobileMe, MSN Messenger, Jabber, including Google Talk and LiveJournal, Yahoo! Messenger, including Yahoo! Japan, and Bonjour. It is also compatible with iChat, MySpace IM, Facebook Chat, Gadu-Gadu and more.

Grace Valhalla: summerCamp

Grace Valhalla is a young French DJ & composer and "summerCamp" is her fourth album. "You'll find many analog sounds, 8bit sounds and guitars in this album. I wanted something warm, a soft music of summer", says Grace Valhalla. Download her Zipped Album or a Torrent file here.

ESPSIX: Collection of House Music

ESPSIX is a DJ/Composer from Czech Republic. He generally creates varieties of Discohouse, Funkyhouse, Clubhouse, Electrohouse, & nujazz/nufunk. This collection was put together especially for FrostClick & FrostWire and includes 2 special tracks. "Me" is the newest nujazz/funk composition & "Discore" is the newest discohouse track from ESPSIX, which right now is exclusively available only with this collection via FrostWire download.

David Bollier: Viral Spiral

Open-source software, Creative Commons & free culture of sharing, collaboration and remixing on the web is all what FrostClick/FrostWire are about, therefore we proudly present you with the “Viral Spiral: How the Commoners Built a Digital Republic of Their Own” by the widely acclaimed David Bollier.

Junclassic: The Late Nites & Early Mournings

Junclassic is a rapper/music producer from SouthSide Jamaica, Queens. This is his third compilation and he's decided to give it away free in collaboration with Backpackers Anonymous, a hip-hop collective "aimed at returning hip-hop to it's golden era." Junclassic's previous album, "Overqualified" was reviewed by many prestigious music publications (Entertainment Weekly, HipHop Connection, HipHopDX, etc) and received praise for its originality.

Windows Vista – The Pocket Guide [Book of How To’s] by Rich Robinson

Windows Vista - The Pocket Guide [Book of How To's] is written by Rich Robinson, the creator of minthywhite.com, a very helpful Windows Guide website. This free e-book covers the basics of customizing, improving, and organizing your Windows Vista machine. It can be treated both as a reference, when you have a problem and don't know how to solve it, and a study guide - to deepen the general knowledge about your Windows machine.

Panicphobia: When Eggs Burst

Panicphobia a rock-quintett from Aarhus, Denmark. They play what they like to call playfull rock, which is a mix between progressive and alternative. "When Eggs Burst" is a free teaser mini-album available for download under a Creative Commons license.

Gimp

GIMP means GNU Image Manipulation Program. It was first released in 1996 by two students from Berkeley University and it has been getting better and more widely used ever since. It offers all the basic and many of the advanced features of applications like Adobe Photoshop: layers, channels, paths, different painting tools, etc. Download the free application from www.gimp.org.