VirtualCity

A new way of mapping the city of Toronto, combining millions of GPS-accurate photographs with traditional online map tools making it easy to find a location within Toronto, get directions to and from, and view pictures of it without ever leaving the comfort of your home or office. URL: VirtualCity.

Friday, Nov 3, 2006

Zamzar

Free online file conversion. URL: Zamzar.

Friday, Nov 3, 2006

FunBeat

A great way to keep track of your work out results, stay motivated and find new work partners. Google Maps is integrated and lets you easily find new work out partners and routes. URL: FunBeat.

Friday, Nov 3, 2006

Why Microformats

“Microformats are small HTML additions to your webpages, used to make your data readable by machines as well as humans. [This site offers a description] of their immediate benefit to you, and a high level view of both the essence and the applications of a Microformatted Web.” URL: Why Microformats.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2006

RetailMeNot

Coupon codes for online stores. URL: RetailMeNot.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2006

WhoToTalkTo

A job referral exchange. Everyone must contribute a lead to gain access to the network. Sort of like the exchange system, it operates on a points system. URL: WhoToTalkTo.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2006

WordPress MU

Run a network of blogs with a single install of WordPress. URL: WordPress MU.

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2006

NEooWS

An online RSS aggregator and reader featuring a community based approach to news and content delivery. URL: NEooWS.

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2006

Zeedex

Search engine that gives you topical lists to help expand your search. For example, a search for dogs returns a list of dog breeds, dog toys, etc. When you find a term you’re interested in, click on it and that term will be put into the search box. The lists are created and edited by […]

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2006

Menuism

“Built from reviews by hungry users like yourself.” Contribute and you’ll get daily recommendations and find new places to eat. eHub Interviews Menuism URL: Menuism.

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2006

Rentometer

Rent comparisons so you can see if you’re paying too much rent based on your neighborhood and zip code. URL: Rentometer.

Monday, Oct 30, 2006

FundooWeb

A mashup search tool that enable users to retrieve information from several sources in a single click. URL: FundooWeb.

Monday, Oct 30, 2006

Planypus

Enables you to easily and casually make plans with your friends. eHub Interviews Planypus URL: Planypus.

Monday, Oct 30, 2006

NOI

The New Organizing Institute is a unique grassroots program that trains young, technology-enabled political organizers to work for progressive campaigns and organizations. URL: NOI.

Monday, Oct 30, 2006

Vox

Six Apart’s new personal blogging service with advanced controls for privacy, hundreds of themes, and integration with popular services. Also see my post, Vox Launches. (Disclosure: Six Apart has been my client and I worked on Vox through my company, Ideacodes). URL: Vox.

Sunday, Oct 29, 2006

Blubrry

A social podcast community with social features such as friends and content subscription. Podcasters have the opportunity to build their shows and earn money via ad deals. URL: Blubrry.

Friday, Oct 27, 2006

Hobeez

Connects people via their common hobbies. URL: Hobeez.

Friday, Oct 27, 2006

BeGreen

A community site to spread the awareness of the effect that carbon emissions have on our environment (global warning). Gives members an immediate way to make a difference with carbon emissions by calculating their emissions and purchasing renewable energy credits. Creates a community of socially-conscious users that interact and share their ideas of being green. […]

Thursday, Oct 26, 2006

College Search 2.0

Browse and search over 1,500 colleges and universities. Then save, tag, sort, rank your schools and publish your list on your blog or MySpace/etc. Find out who is applying where and get suggestions for where to apply based on matching your list with others. URL: College Search 2.0.

Thursday, Oct 26, 2006

Scrybe

A “groundbreaking online organizer that caters to today’s lifestyle in a cohesive and intuitive way.” Seamless offline access, share and collaborate, import and export from other apps, and more. Launching in October. URL: Scrybe.

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2006

Thumbq

A straight-forward image hosting solution that makes uploading and sharing images easy. Host and link images, run galleries and slideshows on your web page with freedom. URL: Thumbq.

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2006

idio

A personalised digital magazine that matches quality content with the interests of the individual, delivering quality design and music articles within an immersive Flash magazine environment. Launching in October. URL: idio.

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2006

MyBlogLog

Allows everyone who reads a website or blog to learn about and engage with one another by showing your blog’s readership and community. (NOTE: I’ve just signed added eHub and emilychang.com as communities yesterday. You can see who’s reading on the right side bar of eHub. Signup for MyBlogLog and join both of my communities.) […]

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2006

Stylehive Launch Party and New Features

Stylehive, the social shopping community, launches several new features and throws a party. Disclosure: Stylehive is my client. URL: Stylehive Launch Party and New Features.

Monday, Oct 23, 2006

EarlyMiser

A web mashup based on Yahoo Shopping, Shopping.com, Amazon, and eBay for comparison shopping. It offers tagging, custom feeds, custom product grouping and pricing history. URL: EarlyMiser.

Monday, Oct 23, 2006

PicLens

A first-of-its-kind browser plug-in that transforms your browser window into an immersive cinematic experience for viewing web images. URL: PicLens.

Monday, Oct 23, 2006

TripTie

Plan your travel by remixing the trips of others. URL: TripTie.

Monday, Oct 23, 2006

SayNow

Broadcast audio messages to your fans and friends by recording from your phone or sending an mp3 from the web. Fans and friends can listen to messages, reply, forward, and participate in polls from any U.S. phone or their computer. Everyone’s number is kept totally private and it’s free. URL: SayNow.

Saturday, Oct 21, 2006

Kizmeet

It’s all about helping people find romance through “missed connections” based on locations within each city (eg. specific coffee shops, markets, gyms, bars, etc). The site has already launched in 8 cities with plans to expand. See where the hot spots are in your city based on where people are posting. URL: Kizmeet.

Friday, Oct 20, 2006

SpotDJ

Integrates with iTunes to provide relevant audio commentary – background on the artist, meaning of a song, band news or gossip, an announcement from the band, or comments from your friends – between songs while you listen to music iTunes. URL: SpotDJ.

Friday, Oct 20, 2006