Posts by Category: Cool Web Apps & Sites

Cool web services and sites we really like.

Cool Web Apps & Sites August 4, 2015 posted by

theSkimm – the Cliff Notes of news

Keeping up with the news is hard. In our ever connected culture it seems like it’s either dominated by a single incident so you’re never sure what you’re missing or by a million different events so you’re sure you’re missing something. If it’s all too much (or too little) for you, check theSkimm, the daily newsletter that delivers all the top headlines right to your inbox.


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theSkimm – the Cliff Notes of news
Cool Web Apps & Sites July 27, 2015 posted by

Tone Analyzer – make sure that email isn’t accidently angry

By now most people are aware that tone does not convey well over the internet. You may mean a comment to be lighthearted and funny and it comes off across the screen as a declaration of war. Even between friends, navigating written communication can be tricky. The Tone Analyzer wants to help you get the feeling of your message across easier.


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Tone Analyzer – make sure that email isn’t accidently angry
Cool Web Apps & Sites July 20, 2015 posted by

Highbrow – classical learning in the digital age

The thing standing in the way of many people learning something new is time. We’re all busy and even with all of the services out there to help make learning something new easier from the comfort of our own homes, time is a hard commodity to come by. Highbrow is a unique service that delivers your lessons by email so if you have a smartphone or tablet, you can access them from anywhere that has signal.


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Highbrow – classical learning in the digital age
Cool Web Apps & Sites July 17, 2015 posted by

Top Documentary Films – free documentaries for your viewing pleasure

Movies are great. Watching a film is an excellent way to pass the time but they don’t have to be mindless entertainment. Documentary film makers are using the medium to shed light on many topics. If you want to expand your horizons for free, check out Top Documentary Films, a free film website.


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Top Documentary Films – free documentaries for your viewing pleasure
Cool Web Apps & Sites July 15, 2015 posted by

Nuzzle – see what news your friends share without logging in [FREEWARE]

Keeping up with social media is like an all-day thing. Really, take a break and you’ll miss the second coming of the Borg or something. Not everyone can spend their day plugged into their various media outlets though. For that, there’s Nuzzle, the app and website that tells you what news your friends are reading.


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Nuzzle – see what news your friends share without logging in [FREEWARE]
Cool Web Apps & Sites July 9, 2015 posted by

CrowdMed – the internet doctor that actually works

We’ve all turned to Google at least once to diagnose some health problem (spoiler alert, you’re probably dying) only to end up scaring ourselves before seeing a professional who lets us know it’s nothing to worry about. Not all internet diagnoses are created equal though. CrowdMed is crowdsouce medical site that solves tough cases.


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CrowdMed – the internet doctor that actually works
Cool Web Apps & Sites July 8, 2015 posted by

Flatbook – subletting without the work

So you want to run away and join the circus for the summer but you can’t because you’re locked into a lease and can’t afford to pay rent and live life under the big top. Usually this problem would be solved by finding a subleter which can be stressful. Flatbook is an innovative site that takes the hassle out of the process so you can live your dreams.


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Flatbook – subletting without the work
Cool Web Apps & Sites July 3, 2015 posted by

Camio – got an old phone lying around? Turn it into a free security camera [Editors Choice]

We first reported on free software to turn your phone into a remote camera back in 2004 (yes that long, and it was called Mobcam for Symbian). Well time may fly, but that doesn’t mean good ideas disappear. Now there’s a new and much more sophisticated version of the idea out, and it’s great. Camio is a free service which lets you convert any old smartphone (or even a computer webcam) into a motion sensitive security camera.


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Camio – got an old phone lying around? Turn it into a free security camera [Editors Choice]
Cool Web Apps & Sites June 29, 2015 posted by

JScreenFix – get those stuck pixels back in motion

Lots of terrible things can happen to your computer monitor. It could short out. Your cat could knock it over with his extra-large cat body. There are all kinds of calamities but some aren’t as devastating as others. Like when you get a stuck pixel. Or 20. JScreenFix is the online tool that can help you with that minor issue.


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JScreenFix – get those stuck pixels back in motion
Cool Web Apps & Sites June 25, 2015 posted by

GoodGuide – how green is that product really?

Sure that bottle of shampoo says it’s helping the Earth by using less plastic or those snack cakes say they use less packaging but how ecofriendly are they really? If you’re concerned about making sure the products you use leave the least amount of damage on the planet, check them out on GoodGuide before you buy.


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GoodGuide – how green is that product really?
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