“Taking flickr photos out of context.” The site generates a new Flickr photo every day from user tags. Members submit creative captions and everyone rates captions. The winner is chosen at midnight and a new tag chosen from their pool for the next day. URL: DailyCaption.
Six Apart takes its long-anticipated Movable Type version 4 out of beta and into the spotlight. Let’s take a look at the revamped blogging system and take it for a spin. While not exactly the Friendster of blogging tools, the MT platform took a serious blow when it decided to move from its free and […]
A new online image management and sharing application. Features standard to advanced image manipulation features, as well as editing, sharing and hosting. URL: XMG Image.
Use this free Java app to visually explore connections between websites. TouchGraph Google Browser allows you to view the results of Google’s “similar sites” search on a dynamic flexible graph. Try it by typing “eHub” and watch what happens! URL: TouchGraph Google Browser.
This widget management software allows you to move web widgets, games and videos out of your browser and onto your desktop. Public alpha available now also available for OS X. URL: Amnesty Hypercube.
Online tool designed for visual development of YAML (Yet Another Multicolumn Layout) based CSS layouts. URL: YAML Builder.
Rediscover the digital music experience with this new community. Voice your opinions, find people and information to connect with, and get recommendations from your peers. URL: Soundcrank.
Free web-based screenwriting software that you can use to write/collaborate with as many or as few people as you like. URL: Plotbot.
Lets the everyday movie fan get involved in the creative aspects of the feature film making process. The goal is to take a movie pitch, voted on by the users, through all the phases of film development with the community contributing using online collaboration tools. URL: FilmForay.
Create and manage a member’s area on your website, offer digital subscriptions and renewals, automate user authentication, or create multiple newsletters and manage subscriptions to each. URL: Password Protector SD.
An eBay desktop application that provides a new search interface, a fun way to bid, access to your personal eBay history, and much more. Just announced and in very early stages. URL: Project San Dimas.
A fun way to explore and view Flickr photos by user, groups and tags. You can also copy and paste code to link to the page you’re viewing. URL: Flickriver.
A reminding service in the form of a web calendar that you can add events or subscribe to shared groups in addition with an e-mail and Mobile SMS/Text Message reminder alert service. URL: My Memorizer.
A fun free open source planetarium for your computer which displays a realistic sky in 3D. URL: Stellarium.
Desktop sharing and social networking mashup, Yuuguu, lets you share screens and applications with your friends and coworkers. Know when your contacts are on or off, and speak or message to individuals or groups. Yuuguu requires a software download. URL: Yuuguu.
Drive traffic to your site with a Zimbie Zimbot. A Zimbot shows up as a buddy on IM contacts list. If you’re subscribers are online when you post a new article or update your page, Zimbot IMpReSS (as in IM RSS) will alert your subscribers via IM. ZImbie requires a software download. URL: Zimbie.
Purchase a moment in time to be replayed every year. MyMinutes sells you a minute of the solar calendar where you place a picture, video, text, or link commemorating a special moment of importance in your life. Your minute will be replayed once a year so you can experience that important event or achievement over […]
Free web-based education site with comprehensive features for teachers, students and parents. Anyone can teach and/or learn using the system, whether it’s at school, at home, or on the move. URL: edu 2.0.
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eHub gets listed in PC Magazine’s list of “sites that cover the Web 2.0 revolution” and their Top 100 Undiscovered Web Sites, which includes “…picks for the top new or under-the-radar sites of 2007. You may not know many of the sites on this list, but you should.” On eHub, writer Brian Heater says: “We’re […]
I’ve recently discovered that talented geeks also make great chefs and restaurant critics. So many of the qualities that make geeks so valuable as your personal tech support and computer programmer – obsessive attention to detail, an eagerness to learn and research, and a fascination with process – make them wonderful in the kitchen. Along […]
An online service and web-based application used for sharing music within a community of music lovers distributing DRM-free MP3s across a p2p network. Also rewards you for sharing, reviewing, and discovering new music. URL: Grooveshark.
Create video and audio screencasts using nothing but your browser and a recent version of Java. Screencast-O-Matic lets you create, share, and rate screencasts from within your browser. Make your screencasts searchable, create a channel for your screencasts, or export them to your desktop. Each screencast is given a unique link that you can email […]
Part alarm clock, part to-do list, and part mobile networking application, PingMe turns your mobile phone into your task master. Create a Ping, set the date and time, and you’ll get an SMS or email reminding you to do your homework, get milk, or go to that party. Pings are interactive; turn them off or […]
Access web content through your mobile handset. Created by Wattpad, FeedM8 allows you to select content from any registered blog or news source, or use their rendering application to create your own content. From your mobile handset, you can read your content, search for new content, add feeds to your favorites, or share content with […]
A lightweight social network and micro blogging application built using PHP and MySQL that you can purchase ($30) and install on your own server. URL: Folkstr.
Web 2.0 provides us with all sorts of ways to check our favorite sites. However, for the most part, we’ve been constrained primarily to using browsers, email and RSS Feeds. With the dawn of this second internet, there seem to be a plethora of new ways to surf the internet. Walk2Web takes old paths and […]
A plug-in tool you can use to leave notes on any website for family, friends and other users to view and comment on. URL: Stickis.
The first on demand juke box online providing free music without download. The concept is simple: give consumers a full and free access to all their favorite songs, pay artists and their producers through a revenue share based on our advertising revenues, and help discover new artists through a wide audience. URL: Deezer.