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An “interesting news aggregator and buzz tracker.” URL: Newzpile.
Video buffet served daily. URL: vdiddy.
A new web application that revolves around the idea of ilog (“integrative weblog”). ilog refers to hassle-free and simple platform for users to integrate information from different streams (ie. maps, videos, photos etc) into a single entity. URL: FrenSync.
A network of community-driven portals created for fans by fans around just about any topic of interest. It mixes social networking and social bookmarking. The goal of the site is to make finding content and community around your passions easy and fun. URL: Fanpop.
A mp3 audio player which plays tracks stored on the users computer and also plays audio news from RSS feeds streamed from the website every 15 or 30 minutes. URL: audabble.
Next generation web-based desktop which includes email, IM, address book, hard drive, blog creator, message boards, search, office tools, mp3, and much more. (Disclosure: Sapotek, the company that makes Desktoptwo and its Spanish version, Computadora.de, is one of my clients). eHub Interviews Desktoptwo URL: Desktoptwo.
A site that offers users the ability to upload art and then have it professionally printed, framed and mounted. Members can also set up their own galleries and set pricing on their photos or art, which other members can buy. URL: Imagekind.
A new content management system (CMS) with templating, plugins, an Ajax administration, and more. Based on Python, it’s “simple but also powerful and extensible.” URL: Skeletonz CMS.
Comprehensive search engine for events. Search for any event in the United States, by keyword, location, date. Event listings are automatically crawled and updated from original source Web sites. URL: BusyTonight.
Quick and easy reminders with phone notification. URL: Rminder.
An easy way to find recommended wine at your supermarket. The site lists wines on sale in supermarkets which have been reviewed and recommended by experts in the national press. Users can rate each wine and leave their own reviews. URL: Supermarket Wine.
A social wishlist site for storing, sharing, discovering, tagging and publishing any type of gift that you may want. URL: The Gift Hat.
Open source PHP Application Framework that comes with pre-integrated Scriptaculous and Prototype libraries. URL: MODx.
A project created in two weeks to test the idea of a worldwide craiglist. It mashes up Flickr, YouTube, Yahoo Maps, Yahoo Trips, and RSS news around the world. URL: Ojor.
A course management system designed to help educators create effective online learning communities. Free and open source software. URL: Moodle.
Search engine for developers. Makes it easy for developers to find source code and technical information, and to share and annotate information for others. URL: Krugle.
An “online singing community” that provides access to thousands of songs and allows you to record your own version of songs. You get your own recording studio where you can organize your recordings, add favorite members and recordings, and communicate with other members. URL: SingShot.
A P2P currency exchange website that allows individuals and small companies to exchange their foreign currency notes directly with each other without using the services of a bank. URL: MoneyTwins.
A website that “brings you and your friends and groups closer together.” Trade questions & answers of any kind with your friends, get help, advice, ideas to/from your friends, post what you own and are willing to lend to your friends. URL: Faqqly.
A peer to web service that makes it simple to share large files with other people without any FTP, emailing or uploading. All your data always stays on your desktop and you can allow people to selectively access files over the web using just a regular browser. URL: BoxCloud.
An interactive wine web search that allows users to profile their likes/dislikes about color, character, taste, region, and more. URL: BuyersVine.
Reviews of products, businesses, services, and anything else you can think of written by the people you care about. URL: Soapbox.
Time and meeting tracking software. Completely web-based, supports team projects, and basic functionality is free. Meeting tracking feature stores minutes, meeting dates, and future agendas. URL: Toggl.
A fully searchable AJAX homepage, letting users creating their own personal search dashboard with the sources they trust. URL: Nowsy.
A service to securely store, search, sort and easily retrieve “bits” of information (such as notes, passwords, usernames or personal reminders) that would normally get lost on conventional paper notes. URL: SnapBits.
The world’s first social trading site where you can trade anything. People buy and sell itsdEx shares in their favorite websites. URL: itsdEx.
A place for people to promote their web presence. URL: Kramkoob.
Student organization and social notetaking. URL: stu.dicio.us.