Posts by Category: Cool Web Apps & Sites

Cool web services and sites we really like.

Bookmark This! May 27, 2014 posted by

Experiment – help fund the next wave of scientific research

We can all agree that science has given us some truly awesome inventions in the past few centuries. We’re not going to list them here – but the words penicillin and magnetic putty spring to mind – but to say that we have a lot to thank the lab folk for. But the problem is it’s getting more difficult to do standard research nowadays, and by standard we mean research which may not have a huge financial return at the…


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Experiment – help fund the next wave of scientific research
Bookmark This! May 22, 2014 posted by

Google Tips – a really cool way to learn all the top tricks to get the most out of Google services

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, you’ve got to admit they’re everywhere. Google applications we’re talking about. Even if you don’t use the company’s email service, you’re likely to use search, or Android or even Maps or YouTube. But many people still struggle to get the best out of these cool services, and that’s where the company’s new tip site comes in.


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Google Tips – a really cool way to learn all the top tricks to get the most out of Google services
Bookmark This! May 20, 2014 posted by

Do I Have MHL – instant check to see if your phone supports this cool tech

One of the lesser known technologies that are available for smartphones is the MHL standard, which stands for Mobile High Definition Link. This is the clever tech which lets you plug your phone into a TV using the handset’s standard microUSB port, and get gorgeous images at high def on the big screen. The thing is, not all phones support this, especially at the cheaper end of the market.


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Do I Have MHL – instant check to see if your phone supports this cool tech
Awesome May 19, 2014 posted by

Pick n Mix – superb new website building service is perfect for small businesses and mom and pop

If you’ve ever been asked to recommend a website building service, or needed a small website for a project yourself, you’ll know that it’s not easy finding the right option. Sure there are lots of website services out there, from free to pricey, but they either require that you know about design (or coding), or pay an arm or a leg for a custom design/development option. Even WordPress is a tricky choice, since there are so many things you need…


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Pick n Mix – superb new website building service is perfect for small businesses and mom and pop
Cool Web Apps & Sites May 12, 2014 posted by

MakeSpace – watch out eBay and Craigslist, cloud closets are coming to get you!

You can always tell when a new service is being hyped up as a billion dollar possibility, because you start seeing a lot of fancy comparisons. Like ‘the reverse Amazon‘ or ‘the Uber for x‘. This is VC short speak for ‘we’ve dumped a ton of money into this venture because we believe it’s going to be incredibly disruptive and change the world. Maybe.’ The PR trick is to associate the new venture with a massive veteran success story, as…


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MakeSpace – watch out eBay and Craigslist, cloud closets are coming to get you!
Cool Web Apps & Sites May 8, 2014 posted by

Intubus – clever site makes selling your digital creations a lot easier

There’s no shortage of ways to sell your stuff to the world at large. You’ve got auction sites, classified ad sites, even the mighty Amazon lets you post your products for sale. But there are not that many places which focus solely on helping you sell your digital wares.


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Intubus – clever site makes selling your digital creations a lot easier
Bookmark This! May 2, 2014 posted by

Something Pop – cool free mathematical tool helps you make optimum decisions in life

We all have to make decisions, right? Some are important (like does this shirt make me look fat?) and some not so much. After all who cares if you run for president. Really. And we each have our own way of making the big choices in life, using a pin, a lucky Shamrock, asking the lady down the post office. counter. But now there’s a pretty cool alternative.


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Something Pop – cool free mathematical tool helps you make optimum decisions in life
Bookmark This! April 15, 2014 posted by

Cosmopolit Home – skip vacation hotels, just nightswap instead

As if life for the vacation business wasn’t tough enough, what with services like airBNB and Couchsurfing, there’s a new kid on the block which wants to make things tougher for the hotels. Cosmopolit Home is a crowdsourced service which lets you swap vacation nights in your own home, for nights around the world. All you need is the airfare to get there.


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Cosmopolit Home – skip vacation hotels, just nightswap instead
Bookmark This! April 9, 2014 posted by

Peek – get a random user video review of your website done for free

One of the hard things about running your own website is getting any really objective feedback as to whether the design works as it should. Sure you can ask your mom, but chances are she won’t want to hurt your feelings if it’s really bad, and probably won’t be interested in giving you an in-depth overview anyway. But now there’s a free option available which works pretty well.


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Peek – get a random user video review of your website done for free
Cool Web Apps & Sites April 3, 2014 posted by

Kaspersky Cyberthreat Real-Time Map – the map mashup that will scare you rigid

How’re ya doing? Good? Excellent. Well let’s have a go at dampening that enthusiasm by introducing you to a new little map which displays a real time view of all the global cyber attacks currently being logged by Kaspersky Labs right now. Feeling a little uneasy yet? You will be.


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Kaspersky Cyberthreat Real-Time Map – the map mashup that will scare you rigid
Cool Web Apps & Sites April 3, 2014 posted by

Sharefest – send and share any size file in an instant with your browser, no sign up

Despite all the advances in modern technology it’s still too hard to send files from one place to another, especially if they’re larger than average. You either have to set up an account somewhere like Dropbox, or sign up for services such as Mega, which add hassle to what should be a simple process.


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Sharefest – send and share any size file in an instant with your browser, no sign up