The new website of the U.S. President Barack Obama and his administration. URL: Whitehouse.gov.

Tuesday, Jan 20, 2009


A multiprotocol IM client that lets you chat with all your friends on AIM, MSN, Yahoo, ICQ, Google Talk, and Jabber with one simple to manage buddy list. Also a social networking tool that alerts you of events like new messages and gives you a live newsfeed of what your friends are up to. URL: […]

Tuesday, Jan 20, 2009


The first video-based game review community with the goal to change the way people find and select games. Watch and share game review videos made by people like you. URL: Gameular.

Tuesday, Jan 20, 2009


An online accounting system designed for small businesses and their advisors. It’s simple, smart, secure, and gives you and your advisors access to your bank transactions, invoices, reports, and sales tax, anytime you need it, from anywhere in the world. URL: Xero.

Monday, Jan 19, 2009


Add a pop-up video message to your Twitter page. Use your webcam to record a little video message to first-time readers. Video plays once, then pops away. URL: BubbleTweet.

Monday, Jan 19, 2009


iPhone application that features continuous shooting. Just pressing the button, and it takes 4-8 serial shots to create one image in multiple dimensions and repetitions: a 4×2 portrait, 4×1, 2×2 landscape, and 8×1 landscape. The app is available for $1.99 in the iTunes app store. [See Emily’s blog post] URL: QuadCamera.

Monday, Jan 19, 2009

Flickr My Background

Use your latest Flickr image as your Twitter background. Checks for new photos and syncs every hour. URL: Flickr My Background.

Friday, Jan 16, 2009


An online software application to be used by home builders and home buyers. Through the easy-to-use hosted software the home builder is able to convey key aspects of the physical build and administrative processes to all of his clients, and do so using one application. Home buyers are kept in the loop while their home […]

Friday, Jan 16, 2009


An online timesheet and expense tracking software solution for small to medium size companies. URL: HHTimesheet.

Thursday, Jan 15, 2009


A simple service that allows you to get email notifications when new videos are available, using keywords (or by uploading user). The service is free and currently supports YouTube only. URL: Video-Alerts.

Thursday, Jan 15, 2009


A financial blog that also helps individuals find a financial advisor or planner. Daily contributions from over 100 financial experts. URL: AdvisorWorld.

Wednesday, Jan 14, 2009


A community where people create designs using an online drawing application. These designs can be rated, downloaded, and archived. The Most Liked designs are rewarded by being featured on the home page. URL: Myoats.

Wednesday, Jan 14, 2009


A paid, easy-to-use service that makes your website carbon neutral and energy-efficient, and that provides certification that you have taken steps to make your site environmentally friendly. URL: CO2Stats.

Tuesday, Jan 13, 2009


Allows American viewers to watch English-subtitled Asian television dramas. There are plans to bring on Chinese, Japanese, and Taiwanese dramas, but right now, the content is exclusively Korean. Currently in beta. Register to get an invite. URL: DramaFever.

Tuesday, Jan 13, 2009

I Vote For Art

A new online gallery, where you can vote for your favorite art. Plus, you can buy art and sell art too. URL: I Vote For Art.

Monday, Jan 12, 2009


An easy way of accessing your favorite fast food restaurant nutritional information. Includes restaurants like Krispy Kreme, Burger King, and Subway. Each listed menu item includes carbs, calories, fat, and Weight Watcher points. The site has a simple iPhone page for convenience. URL: Fatburgr.

Sunday, Jan 11, 2009

Microsoft Tag

Microsoft Tag connects real life with the digital world. They’re small, colorful codes that can be printed, stuck, or displayed just about anywhere. When you snap a Tag with the camera on your internet-enabled phone, additional information or experiences are automatically opened on your phone. There is no fumbling with URLs or texting short codes. […]

Sunday, Jan 11, 2009


A link shortening service that will convert a long link into to a shorter one in which you can use in Twitter, IM, or Email messages. Your link will not only display the page you want to share, but also add an information box where your readers can comment on your link. URL: Go2.me.

Sunday, Jan 11, 2009


A web-based job applicant tracking system. Choosy makes it easy to collect all applicants in one central location and to collaborate as a team on who is the best hire. URL: Choosy.

Friday, Jan 9, 2009


A personal tool for creating a database of lists, such as: things to remember, to-do’s, wishlists, references, likes/dislikes, autobio lists, photo lists, and so on. You can also try the list topic generator. URL: listography.

Thursday, Jan 8, 2009

Crash the Inauguration

A guide by AirBedandBreakfast for people who want to go to the US Presidential Inauguration but don’t have tickets. So far, over 800 Washington DC locals have added their rooms. Guests can book a room online securely using their credit card or Paypal account. Hosts can list extra space like a couch, extra bed, or […]

Wednesday, Jan 7, 2009


Kakuteru is an experimental lifestreaming service that promotes up your online activity. Kakuteru enhances your FriendFeed activity and throws some extra spices in the mix. [Closed Beta] URL: Kakuteru.

Tuesday, Jan 6, 2009


Create your own animated feature using only Flash and typing skills. Select from a range of characters, drag direction icons into your script, and type in your dialog. You can even select different accents for your characters. Currently in beta. URL: Xtranormal.

Tuesday, Jan 6, 2009


A music discovery engine that delivers a fresh and accurate system that introduces you to more of the music you’ll enjoy based on your individual musical tastes. The team behind the app includes some of the original minds behind the MP3 format. URL: Mufin.

Tuesday, Jan 6, 2009


An open media site “unedited by humans” where people can report on news from anywhere in the world. Submit news items through the website, or via cellphone, and allvoices will organize submissions, which can range from blog posts to videos, by location, time, category and bring it in context with other similar news items. URL: […]

Monday, Jan 5, 2009


A network of online record labels and blogs offering completely free music and multimedia content from emerging and established artists. You’re welcome to download and enjoy music posted to the site, provided that it’s used for personal, non-commercial use. You can do things like make copies of the tracks and put them on all of […]

Monday, Jan 5, 2009


A mashup chat application integrated with Facebook and Ning. It allows anyone (without coding knowledge) to create a Meebo or Userplane chat room. In three easy steps, anyone with basic internet skills can choose build their own chat room, which will recognize Facebook’s and Ning’s users, display their profile pictures, and link to their profiles. […]

Monday, Jan 5, 2009


A web app that helps people (students, actors, or anyone else) memorize things (schoolwork, lines in a play, etc.) using flashcards. Users create a blank “set” of flashcards, then name the set, and start adding cards to the set. Once you’re ready, the app presents these cards to you in a random order so you […]

Sunday, Jan 4, 2009


A travel website that suggests vacations ideas based on user-specified criteria through an auto updating web 2.0 interface. Recently chosen as one of Travel and Leisure’s best sites of 2008. URL: Tripbase.

Sunday, Jan 4, 2009


A small project using Twitter’s API for a real-time feed of tweets with love. URL: LoveTweet!.

Saturday, Jan 3, 2009