A professional networking site dedicated specifically for students, alumni and entry level professionals. [Invite only Beta] URL: NetHooks.
Recently, I was given an awesome guided tour of personal finance application, SpendView. Nikhil Roy, Nikunj Somaiya, and a developer who, according to their website, “will remain unnamed” have taken SpendView from concept to fully functioning closed beta in the space of about nine months. I was honestly pretty nonplussed about looking at yet another [...]
A time management app that allows you to see and understand how you spend your computer time. Many of the upcoming features are a bit more social, including group time management analytics, lifestreaming, etc. URL: RescueTime.
Be part of an online community built around mobile games. Playyoo is a social community where you can download free games for your mobile phone, build your own mobile games that can be downloaded, and challenge other community members. Playyoo caters to the casual mobile gamer who doesn’t want to read a manual to spend [...]
A site that was created by professional web developers in an attempt to build a community for sharing and discussing topics related to AJAX, Web 2.0 and other interesting web technologies. URL: Ajaxonomy.
Share large files easily over the web and without providing any personal information. Just upload your file and get a unique URL for it. You can then send that URL to others so that they can download your files. URL: FileUrls.
An internet community that aims to grow into the strongest investment consortium through the power of united internet users. The community owns equities in companies, start-ups, single projects and even standard investment products every community member can buy stakes from (callled “Asset Slips”). [Beta] URL: Couch Tycoon.
Instantly create an mp3 file from any text that you type or paste, or allow your website visitors to listen to the text on your site with VozMe. The VozMe site offers up a simple text box that will create a downloadable mp3 file of any text you enter. Copy long articles to your mp3 [...]
A service that lets you post to your Twitter, Pownce, Jaiku, Tumblr, and other microblogging sites at one time. URL: HelloTxt.
Providing a free platform for climbers, Bouldr lets you share advice, problems, and local expertise related to climbing. You may be looking for a climb that’s known only by a few, or you may have done a climb that you’d like to share with other dedicated climbers. Bouldr aims to be a site specific bouldering [...]
An artist community offering a variety of inspired features geared toward both local and widespread audiences to view and create artist profiles. Each profile offers ample views of photography, art, film, writing or music. A member one can upload, maintain and manage not only a community of friends and family, but also share artistic creations. [...]
A flashy way to read your RSS feeds, designed to display content in a timeline fashion. Lots of eye candy but a new way to read your feeds. URL: Voyage.
The home of food supply chain transparency enabling suppliers of food to share vital information about their products with consumers, retailers, trading partners, and regulatory agencies. Lotpath enlightens consumers by providing information about the source and safety of their food supply. Basically Lotpath is a community of people interested in the production and consumption of [...]
A place to explore, collect and share facts related to numbers. URL: BigNumber.
An application that lets you store files and backup data securely to Amazon’s S3 Storage Service. URL: JungleDisk.
A popular, free voice-activated phone service that is now available nationwide. Anyone with a cell phone can just call, request Mapquest directions to any location, and receive them by text message. URL: Dial Directions.
A web application that organizes receipts securely, and allows sharing information about purchases with other users in the active site community. Each user’s purchase history continuously updates itself, and every user has total control over what information they share with others. URL: Shoeboxed.
A platform for anyone and everyone who wants to teach or learn live, online. With a virtual classroom, educational content and a session scheduler, WiZiQ works best for anyone’s online teaching and learning needs. It’s free to boot as well. URL: WiZiQ.
A social networking site with the rather lofty goal of saving the world, Just Cause (beta) aimed at connecting people to causes that create change. Set up a profile, create or join a cause, blog about it, plan an event, invite other people to participate in your cause. According to the site, a “cause” is [...]
An online distribution source for Indie filmmakers. The site offers paid digital downloads for popular portable devices and home media servers. Content providers set their own price and earn 60% of profits. URL: HungryFlix.
A video community space where users can rant, ask questions and get advice from other people. URL: BlabberMash.
A vertical search engine and community review site for locations in New York City with a focus on “date-ability”. Features editorial content alongside user-submitted comments and reviews. Members can also keep track of past and future dates, catalogue the DateSpaces they wish to visit in the future, read and share dating stories and advice, and, [...]
A semantic web search tool, and project of University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), Swoogle has so far indexed over 10,000 ontologies. Swoogle crawls the web looking for documents written in Resource Description Framework (RDF). Though not useful as a Google replacement, this is a great way to start playing with the semantic web. Be [...]
Allowing users to share their real life experiences in the virtual world using mobile devices and the web. It’s a social networking, search & location based suite of integrated mobile and web applications for users to share, view & upload pictures, video, text and POI (points of interest) with a Geo-location. Place and track each [...]
Though not strictly a web-based application, this project management application brings enterprise-level task management to the browser via a thin client and PHP/MySql. Allows your team to log in through their browser, assign and manage tasks, create reports, and control email notifications. Open source software available as a free download from their website. The current [...]
Allows you to watch every version of music video, lyrics by your favorite artists and make your own playlists. You can discover new music using the radio station where you type in a genre or an artist and it plays similar music. Similar to Pandora but with videos. URL: esfresh.
A new solution that improves searching on eBay. With a real time search results page that allows to save/create watch lists on items you want to keep a close eye on, see the bidding changes, view feedback ratings, track time left, search for deals and bulk deals. URL: Get It Next.
A design community/forum where people can point out the flaws in products they themselves think are badly designed. It’s best to think of it as a customers point of view of things that just don’t work. You create a photo or movie of the product you have a problem with, write down what you don’t [...]
A social community for international students around the world. Useful for students who want information about exchange studies and want to network with other students. This is a social networking site that shares 70% of its ad revenues with all the members. URL: Masqot.