BlogMatrix Sparks! is a streaming Internet radio program recorder and podcast receiver. Downloaded programs are converted (via Mplayer and LAME) into MP3s and stored in your media player (iTunes or Windows Media Player). It uses an interactive directory of thousands of radio stations and podcasts to help you find content. It runs on Windows, Macintosh OS 10.3, and Linux.
Tioga is a Ruby library for creating figures and plots with high quality text and graphics in PDF format. Text is processed directly by TeX (not an emulation), and the graphics covers a broad range of PDF features including images, curves, clipping, and transparency. Tioga is relatively easy to use, complete, and well documented.