Silverback

Spontaneous, unobtrusive usability testing software for website designers. Capture screen activity, video participant’s reactions, record their voice, add chapter markers, and more. Free trial download for 30 days. Mac OSX software. URL: Silverback.

Saturday, Jul 26, 2008

MeeMix

A personalized Internet Radio community which allows users to create and share personalized Internet radio stations and video channels for free. URL: MeeMix.

Thursday, Jul 24, 2008

Wildscreen.TV

A free, rich media publishing platform (online TV) for ambitious filmmakers from the fields of music, theatre, dance, art and film. URL: Wildscreen.TV.

Thursday, Jul 24, 2008

Now do this

A super simple web-based to do list. URL: Now do this.

Thursday, Jul 24, 2008

Re-Text.Info

Enables realtors and landlords to communicate with passerbys at their properties 24/7. It lets users create text messages that are sent to prospective buyers upon request with a summary of their listing and a link to a mobile web page that provides more in-depth information and images. Cell phone numbers of text message requests are […]

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2008

Bizroof

An easy to use CRM and group calendar. It’s not only a way to keep your contacts and communications with them centralized, but also a bridge to get everyone connected by sharing your schedules. Offers free basic accounts. For business, the service helps you to store and share the useful information collected from interactions with […]

Tuesday, Jul 22, 2008

Ecovian

A green living community website for sharing sustainable living information and finding eco-friendly resources in major US cities. The site allows users to share green living tips, find great sources of local and organic food, natural clothing stores and baby stores, alternative energy system installers, local green events, and more. URL: Ecovian.

Monday, Jul 21, 2008

Roxer

A free online service “where anyone can make stunning and fully functional web pages online using only a web browser. To rearrange content, just click and drag items where you want them. To change text, just click and type. To move content from one page to another, just copy and paste.” URL: Roxer.

Monday, Jul 21, 2008

LiquidID

This is an OpenID provider that distributes aliased information (such as email) to OpenID enabled sites instead of your actual information. You still receive all email (but not spam) as LiquidID provides an automatic redirection service. URL: LiquidID.

Friday, Jul 18, 2008

Posterous

A simple blog – just signup and start emailing anything you want to your blog. URL: Posterous.

Thursday, Jul 17, 2008

Busuu

An online community for learning languages where our user can improve their language skills by directly having access to native speakers from around the world using our video-chat application and peer-to-peer learning features (e.g. writing reviews etc.). Users can also use picture based learning material covering a wide range of topics. URL: Busuu.

Thursday, Jul 17, 2008

Come2Play

An open source application program interface that allows developers to create, enrich, distribute and monetize multiplayer network games, without requiring them to apply any complicated programming techniques. [Beta] URL: Come2Play.

Thursday, Jul 17, 2008

Trazzler

A travel site that helps you answer the question, “Where should I go?” The site starts by recommending weekend trips close to you. All of the trips are crafted by experts – they don’t include poor-quality writing and they don’t scrape third-party websites. URL: Trazzler.

Thursday, Jul 17, 2008

Jigsaw

A points-based system where members earn points for the contributions to the online business directory databases that they make. They then use those points to acquire data that they need, such as company information and more than 9 million business contacts. URL: Jigsaw.

Wednesday, Jul 16, 2008

Alltop

A content aggregation site or “digital magazine rack” that provides headlines from site and blogs covering a wide range of topics. [Disclosure: Emily Chang is featured on the Twitterati and Frienderati Alltop sections] URL: Alltop.

Wednesday, Jul 16, 2008

Govit

A non-partisan site built by a regular citizen to help you interact with the government and each other. You can find all the legislation, including the Net Neutrality, Climate Change, and FISA Bill. You can vote on legislation, and have your vote sent directly to you reps. Compare your votes to your reps to see […]

Tuesday, Jul 15, 2008

RecipeGnome

An online community for recipes. Submit your own recipes or vote/comment on other people’s recipes. Only the best recipes make it to the front page. URL: RecipeGnome.

Tuesday, Jul 15, 2008

Arkiva

Store, access, and share any type of digital files in one place. Will also convert any old media such as videotapes, film, photo prints, slides, negatives, record albums, cassettes, or documents to digital DVDs. URL: Arkiva.

Monday, Jul 14, 2008

Sweetcron

A free and open source solution for creating a self-hosted Lifestream, a blog-like site that automatically shows your activity across the various websites you visit. [Alpha] URL: Sweetcron.

Monday, Jul 14, 2008

Ask500

A poll service and voting site that helps gather input and opinion data quickly on the web. Has embeddable widgets, geo-location specific polling and other customization options. URL: Ask500.

Friday, Jul 11, 2008

iPhone App Store

Apple’s new iPhone app store has free and paid applications of all types for iPhone running 2.0 software. URL: iPhone App Store.

Friday, Jul 11, 2008

Widgenie

This data visualizer allows uploads of .csv and excel files, gives you numerous options of visuals to personalize, and makes it easy to publish your widget onto various places on the web, social networks, blogs, websites, iGoogle, etc. The site also allows its users to have a statistics page for their widgets to see how […]

Thursday, Jul 10, 2008

The UnTapped Source

A new online art gallery with a focus on promoting only the best quality art from undiscovered visual artists from around the globe. Artists are added on an ongoing basis and are all pre-screened for quality before inclusion. The site will also be adding free resources for artists in the near future. URL: The UnTapped […]

Wednesday, Jul 9, 2008

Garlicoon

A new food and wine network. Do you love to cook? Or maybe you

Wednesday, Jul 9, 2008

Privnote

Web service that let’s you send notes that will self-destruct after being read. URL: Privnote.

Wednesday, Jul 9, 2008

MadMimi

A free, simple and powerful email marketing utility that anyone can use. Makes email marketing easy for the creator and receiver. Uses web-based technology to create branded, well-designed newsletters and promotions. URL: MadMimi.

Tuesday, Jul 8, 2008

SwarmShopr

A website and mobile service that allows consumers to post deals or specials they have found while out and about. These posts are then available to other consumers while they are viewing the site, using their GPS device, or 3G enabled mobile phone. URL: SwarmShopr.

Tuesday, Jul 8, 2008

Fluid

A Mac OS X application creator. You can easily make Site Specific Browsers (SSBs) to run each of your favorite Web Apps as a separate Cocoa desktop application. Fluid gives any WebApp a home on your Mac OS X desktop complete with Dock icon, standard menu bar, logical separation from your other web browsing activity, […]

Monday, Jul 7, 2008

Tweetdeck

An Adobe Air desktop application that enables users to split their Twitter into topics or group specific columns allowing a broader overview of tweets. URL: Tweetdeck.

Sunday, Jul 6, 2008

Matt

Matt is multiple account twitter tweeting. It’s a free service that makes it easy to post to multiple Twitter accounts without having to log into each one every time. URL: Matt.

Sunday, Jul 6, 2008