A free downloadable content management system that is extremely lightweight, simple and customizable. Zimplit consists of only one core engine file (about 30kb in size), which is easy to install and use via a simple web interface. URL: Zimplit.

Friday, Sep 5, 2008


A free hosted microblog service with a fast bookmarklet, blog by email, automatic image galleries and custom domains. URL: Soup.io.

Friday, Sep 5, 2008


A new browser for kids ages 3-12. KidZui”s team of trained teachers and parents has hand-picked over 800,000 kid-friendly websites, pictures, and videos that your kids can explore freely so you don’t have to worry about what they’re seeing online. URL: KidZui.

Thursday, Sep 4, 2008


A service that allows teachers to easily create class websites to share information with their students and parents. URL: Classtell.

Wednesday, Sep 3, 2008


Search for cool t-shirts by tag, color, or price. URL: PleaseDressMe.

Wednesday, Sep 3, 2008

Google Chrome

A new open source browser “that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.” URL: Google Chrome.

Wednesday, Sep 3, 2008


A project gallery featuring the best, and brighest open source / freely available PHP web applications. Allows community rating, commenting, and social bookmarking. Each featured php web app also includes a demo install with admin username/login so you can give the app a test run (databases are restored every 2 hours). URL: OpenSrcPHP.

Friday, Aug 29, 2008


A next generation conference calling and collaboration service that combines voice calls, avatars, and text chat into a single website. Perfect for business calls, casual chats, or recording a podcast. URL: Calliflower.

Thursday, Aug 28, 2008


A free service which provides estimated stats on Twitter usage over a period of time. URL: Tweetrush.

Thursday, Aug 28, 2008

Poll Everywhere

Live audience polling using SMS text messages or web voting. URL: Poll Everywhere.

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2008


A free, open-source package that lets you make and host your own mix tapes on the web. Upload songs (via web or FTP), reorder, rename, customize the style, and share what you like on other sites with an embeddable player. URL: Opentape.

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2008


Create your own social new site in seconds. Customize your design, use a custom domain, add RSS feeds, and more. URL: slinkset.

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2008


An easy way to invite friends to an event, using the web, mobile, IM, SMS. URL: Anyvite.

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2008

Feed My Inbox

A blog feed application that sends RSS feeds (news, blog content, etc) from any RSS-enabled site to the email you specify. URL: Feed My Inbox.

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2008


An online platform for startups, early-stage ventures and the world’s top entrepreneurship clubs and competitions. If you’re at a startup, add it to the network to attract team members, get exposure and build a following. Otherwise, create a profile and browse the site to find startups you’re interested in. URL: YouNoodle.

Monday, Aug 25, 2008


A new planning site, headed up by a busy mom of two and former teacher, that focuses on a results-driven approach to managing the people and plans in your busy life. It combines local search, online planning tools, and social networking features into one easy website. “And because of this crazy back-to-school time, Center’d has […]

Thursday, Aug 21, 2008


A Twitter mashup that will help you get your questions answered quickly; think Yahoo! Answers meets Twitter. Simply pose a question to the Twitterverse by posting a Twitter update with the following format: @ToAsk Are there any good pizza joints in downtown Los Angeles? ToAnswer then scours Twitter looking for new questions, and it will […]

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2008


This open source browser plugin is for collaboratively annotating, editing and shifting web pages. URL: ShiftSpace.

Monday, Aug 18, 2008

Blog Action Day 2008

Today is the launch of Blog Action Day 2008. If you’re a blogger, you can register at the site. “Blog Action Day itself is on October 15th and on that day we ask bloggers everywhere to publish a post on the same day on the same issue, with the intent to hijack the conversation on […]

Friday, Aug 15, 2008


An online language learning site with free instructional exercises, user-generated tips and flashcards, and a social community of native speakers who help one another to learn a new language. URL: Livemocha.

Friday, Aug 15, 2008


An idea management and collaboration tool that allows you and your group to submit, collaborate and vote on ideas, comment on ideas, view ideas by popularity, invite users to join the discussion. URL: Kindling.

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2008


An invoice and time tracking service geared towards freelancers and small-business owners who need to easily create and manage invoices. URL: Invotrak.

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2008


Mashes up Pandora, Last.fm, Seeqpod, and Slinkset. Just enter your Pandora or Last.fm info and Favtape instantly makes a mixtape from your bookmarked songs. With Favtape you can add any song to a mixtape just by clicking bookmark on Pandora or love on Last.fm. You could just be listening to your Pandora radio and bookmark […]

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2008


A hosted ticketing system that’ll help any office or company never lose an email again. The system stores all your emails in one place, where you can share with colleagues, or work teams. Allows users to assign priorities, tag and organize emails into groups. It’s an easy system to implement without knowing a lot about […]

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2008


A feedback tool for presentations, conferences or workshops. It enables users to collect feedback (polls and messages) from their audience via mobile phone. Responses are displayed on a screen or monitor in real-time. This service is free/ad-supported. URL: TextTheMob.

Monday, Aug 11, 2008


This free service allows you to add your latest tweets to your blog or website using a small piece of JavaScript code. URL: AddTweets.

Sunday, Aug 10, 2008


Micro-blogging with real-time chat. URL: Rejaw.

Friday, Aug 8, 2008


A video platform that can integrate into an existing infrastructure, or be used as a stand-alone product. FiV aims to present content in an intuitive way that engages users, maximizing time spent on your site. Can be customized to achieve the client’s business goals. URL: FiV.

Thursday, Aug 7, 2008

FWA Theater

A new video showcase, highlighting the most creative movie, commercials and game trailers. URL: FWA Theater.

Thursday, Aug 7, 2008

Apprise Reader

A social news reader in the form of an AIR app that isn’t just about reading your news feeds on one place; it’s also about sharing your news in one place. With built-in AIM and Twitter support, all you have to do is click on a article to start cascading it through your social network. […]

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2008