A web application that enables you to create mix tapes of your favorite online videos, so you can watch them as a continuous show. The tapes you create are accessed through a single URL, so you can easily share with friends or embed them in a web page. The source clips remain in their original […]

Thursday, Aug 5, 2010


This site provides free audiobooks, volunteers record chapters of books in the public domain and release the audio files back onto the net. URL: LibriVox

Saturday, Jul 31, 2010


Google Chrome extension that lets you build a personal music library from the web. It finds and plays the MP3 files on the websites you visit. URL: ExtensionFM

Tuesday, Jul 20, 2010


Music subscription service that allows you to listen to your music anywhere – from your phone or your computer. $9.99 a month for unlimited use, $4.99 a month for web use only. Purchased music is DRM-free. Currently in preview. App available for Blackberry and iPhone. URL: Rdio

Thursday, Jun 3, 2010


A community site for music lovers who want to delve into sampled music and cover songs. Discover new and old music, and submit information about a sample or a cover. Submitted information is subject to approval by moderators. URL: WhoSampled

Sunday, May 16, 2010


Generate and download original musical compositions online by clicking on the desired genre styles. Vary composition styles by controlling the instrumentation, pitch control, and time controls. URL: WolframTones

Tuesday, May 11, 2010


Create and build Flash projects in your browser for free. Type in your ActionsScript3 in html code form, and the server will compile the code. Communicate and collaborate with other users, and make and play your own Flash games. URL: wonderfl

Wednesday, Apr 28, 2010

Ibis Reader

An ereader application that you don’t have to install or download. Read public domain ePub books on your computer, laptop, smartphone or tablet. Upload your own collection of ePub books, or discover new ones. Bookmark your reading spot, change the text size, and download your books at any time. URL: Ibis Reader

Sunday, Mar 7, 2010

Eat Your Books

Offers a way to locate recipes from your cookbooks as easily as you find recipes online. Connect with other cookbook lovers, add your own cookbooks to your queue, and plan your menus using the site’s tool. You can do the 30-day free trial, pay $25 for an annual membership, or for a limited time, $50 […]

Tuesday, Jan 19, 2010


A free open source video, audio, and podcast publishing platform. It is built for organizations who wish to distribute media in a variety of formats on their website while maintaining the ability to control the user experience. URL: MediaCore

Sunday, Jan 17, 2010


A free, ad-supported Mac program that lets you share files from your Mac on the internet. Every account comes with 1GB of free storage. Plenty of room to host and share all your bits. URL: Droplr

Sunday, Dec 20, 2009


An e-book search comparative search engine. Compare e-book prices for the Amazon Kindle, Sony Reader, and more. URL: Inkmesh

Thursday, Dec 17, 2009


Movie and TV recommendation engine. Type in your favorite movie or TV show, and get recommendations for similar media. You can also search by plot, moods, people and more. You can connect your Netflix account. Currently in beta. URL: Jinni

Wednesday, Dec 16, 2009


Create your own, personalized magazine cover. Choose from the styles of over 100 magazines. Available for the iPhone. Currently in beta. URL: MagCover

Tuesday, Dec 15, 2009


An aggregated TV site aiming to collect all available videos, movies and television shows on the internet. Also aims to be a wiki, and relies on users to supply missing information and update tags. Submissions are reviewed and approved by human editors. URL: Clicker

Tuesday, Nov 17, 2009


The iTunes of magazines. As a registered user, read, rate, and discover new magazine articles that appeal to your interests. Share and discuss your finds with others. Currently in beta. URL: Maggwire

Wednesday, Nov 11, 2009