eHub Interviews Photophlow

Visit Photophlow, originally added to eHub on Dec 31, 07. Thanks to Neil Berkman of Photophlow for this email interview. eHub: What is your web application/service about? Photophlow: Photophlow is a web application that lets you share photos in real-time. It is meant to be used for all types of interactions around photos – organized […]

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2008

tiinker

A news aggregation service that learns what you like to read about by how you rate the stories you do read with the thumbs-up or thumbs-down then Tiinker adapts to show you the most interesting stories from the world over. URL: tiinker.

Monday, Jan 14, 2008

Collablog

A new blogging platform available in two editions. The Portal edition meant for setting up and running large-scale blogging platforms for multiple users, while the Community Edition is for setting up community blog or group blogs. URL: Collablog.

Friday, Jan 11, 2008

PlaceShout

Tell the public what places in your city make you happy, satisfied, or rip-roaring mad…in 100 characters or less. URL: PlaceShout.

Friday, Jan 11, 2008

Koollage

Mixed micromedia content for mobile devices. Consume and create multimedia-rich information in portable, navigable, instantly sharable, packages called pods, viewable on web-enabled mobile devices (like the iPhone) and other small form factor windows (iGoogle, myYahoo etc). Each pod is a creative collage of images, videos, audio, feeds, search results and other web or desktop content […]

Thursday, Jan 10, 2008

PriceHub

Actual sale prices for cars and trucks that people paid – not estimates. Prices have been submitted by actual people. URL: PriceHub.

Thursday, Jan 10, 2008

Twiddeo

Don’t just tell people what you are doing, show them with this service that allows users to upload, via the web or email, videos and aggregate those videos into Twitter, the same way a standard Twitter update happens. To use the Twiddeo service users authenticate with their Twitter username and password to enable web uploads […]

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2008

Wikia Search

An open source search engine based on trusted user feedback from a community of users acting together in an open, transparent, public way. [In alpha] URL: Wikia Search.

Monday, Jan 7, 2008

SwiftyURL

Convert large URLs into short, memorable ones. URL: SwiftyURL.

Sunday, Jan 6, 2008

Springwise

A network of thousands that “scan the globe for smart new business ideas, delivering instant inspiration to entrepreneurial minds from San Francisco to Singapore.” URL: Springwise.

Sunday, Jan 6, 2008

Hyplet

A flash calling card maker that allows to create badges using an online editor, set them as your email signature, post them as widgets on the web, promote your content with flash flyers, add avatars, icons and emoticons. You can then embed the code into any HTML enabled website. URL: Hyplet.

Friday, Jan 4, 2008

FlyRig

A New York city apartment rental website with broker reviews, searchable local interest information (such as restaurants, stores, and schools), and public transportation information combined together in an Google maps mashup. URL: FlyRig.

Friday, Jan 4, 2008

mywaves

This free video management/subscription service allows you to save, send, post, and share videos with your friends via your mobile phone. Mywaves works on virtually any phone capable of streaming video (formats .avi, .flv, .mpg, .mov, .mp4, .wmv). [Disclaimer: Phone charges may occur per usage.] URL: mywaves.

Thursday, Jan 3, 2008

World Community Grid

A company with a mission to create the “largest public computing grid benefiting humanity. Donate the time your computer is turned on, but is idle, to projects that benefit humanity. We provide the secure software that does it all for free, and you become part of a community that is helping to change the world. […]

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2008

Meraki

An internet start-up that aims to change all that by providing cheap – or free – wireless networks through a $US49 wireless device. Plug it in to your internet connection and it will instantly provide shared access to other users up to 50 meters away. URL: Meraki.

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2008

reQall

A reminding service that helps you remember ideas, images, appointments, and just about anything you can tell it to. There is no software required, just your voice, it works with any phone or web browser. [Beta] URL: reQall.

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2008

Ebiwrite

A web application aimed at translators and designed by a translator, featuring a translation editor, versioning and tagging, document management, dictionary management and social features. URL: Ebiwrite.

Monday, Dec 31, 2007

Photophlow

A fun way to share Flickr photos in real time. Invite your friends, search together, chat and comment all at once. [Limited beta] URL: Photophlow.

Monday, Dec 31, 2007

FilmSuggestions

A free service which allows you to catalogue your favorite films. The service uses the Amazon.com database – while you browse Amazon DVD, you can easily add a film you are viewing to your collection of favorites. You can assign tags and comment on the entry. Your film collection is publicly available, and you can […]

Monday, Dec 31, 2007

Driftr

A user-generated content site for travelers, by travelers. It allows you to keep track of your travels, share your trip photos, reviews, and blogs with friends and family, as well as research destinations before you book a trip. [Private alpha] URL: Driftr.

Monday, Dec 31, 2007

23andMe

A web-based service that helps you read and understand your DNA. After providing a saliva sample using an at-home kit, the site provides interactive tools to shed new light on your distant ancestors, your close family and most of all, yourself. Costs $999.00 per kit. (Disclosure: 23andMe was a client of eHub founder, Emily Chang) […]

Sunday, Dec 30, 2007

Hi Everywhere!

A volunteer local tour guide exchange network that aims to connect people from all over the world. URL: Hi Everywhere!.

Thursday, Dec 27, 2007

trutap

A free global messaging service allowing you to take your online social life where you go on your phone. You can send group messages, SMS, email, chat with your friends on IM (e.g. MSN) and post to blogs, photo-sharing accounts and social networks – all from your mobile phone. [Beta] URL: trutap.

Wednesday, Dec 26, 2007

Why08

A “conversation community” built around the U.S. 2008 elections that features community voting around user’s political opinions, profiles to track user commentary and ratings, and more. URL: Why08.

Friday, Dec 21, 2007

Designer Pages

A social network for architects and interior designers to find products and collaborate. URL: Designer Pages.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2007

FlightStats

Track flight status, airport delays and other flight and airport information. URL: FlightStats.

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2007

Sleep.FM

Wake up to messages from your friends, family, or even your boss! Sleep.FM is the first social network that you’ll wake up to. Creative individuals can record messages in their own voice, while the less creative, or those afraid of what their friends might say to wake them, can choose from pre-recorded sounds instead. If […]

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2007

BitNami

An open source gallery that makes it easier than ever to try the latest and greatest versions of popular open source software. Install, play with the software, and uninstall when you are done. The stacks are pre-configured, self contained, and will not interfere with the rest of your system. [Beta-ish] URL: BitNami.

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2007

Traveling Internet Style

Travel is a necessary fact of life. We travel to visit far-away families and friends, or we travel for business. Most people, if you ask them, will say “We love to travel”, but if you press further, they will admit that it’s not exactly the act of traveling they love, but the end result – […]

Monday, Dec 17, 2007

AlternativeEnergy

A social networking site devoted to alternative fuel sources, AlternativeEnergy.com has all the features you could want from a well designed niche community portal. The site boasts a clean unassuming design,easy navigation, and the ability to quickly customize your content. Aside from the usual community features like photos, videos, and groups, you’ll find jobs, coaches, […]

Monday, Dec 17, 2007