Posts by Category: Cool Web Apps & Sites

Cool web services and sites we really like.

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?
Cool Web Apps & Sites June 17, 2015 posted by

Fax Zero – send a fax straight from your computer

You can email most anyone these days. Just scan it in and push send. Some offices however haven’t quite caught up with the technology yet and still require a fax which can be a problem if you ditched your fax machine ages ago. Fax Zero is a website that lets you send a fax for free, right over the internet.


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Fax Zero – send a fax straight from your computer
Cool Web Apps & Sites June 12, 2015 posted by

Nice 2 Hack You – comb the net, win some prizes

If you’re on the internet, your information is going to be sold to someone, somewhere. It’s a fact of digital life. Since so many of the things we access are free, they have to make their money up somewhere. If it’s going to happen anyway, there’s no reason you can’t benefit as well! Nice 2 Hack You is an internet extension that uses your browser history to reward you with prizes.


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Nice 2 Hack You – comb the net, win some prizes
Cool Web Apps & Sites June 11, 2015 posted by

Privnote – the site that burns after reading

When you’re a spy, you send notes that have to be destroyed after reading. Most of us are not spies but that doesn’t mean we don’t have communications that we wouldn’t like to see destroyed so they don’t fall into the wrong hands. Privnote is a site that lets you share things electronically without worrying they’ll be passed on.


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Privnote – the site that burns after reading
Cool Web Apps & Sites June 10, 2015 posted by

Bug Me Not – login when you don’t want to login

Just about every website you go to asks you for your email address. Sometimes this is to send you a special coupon. Other times it’s to set you up with a login which you may or may not want. You may just be there to read a few things and move on. Bug Me Not lets you use a shared login so you don’t have to be bothered with annoying pop ups.


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Bug Me Not – login when you don’t want to login
Cool Web Apps & Sites June 9, 2015 posted by

Coursmos – micro-learning for the distracted

Online learning is becoming more and more common. Many people are taking classes to enrich their own education and lives through the portal of the internet. There are a ton of sites that offer courses tailored to specific needs. Coursmos is a micro-learning site that helps you learn about what you’re interested in, quickly.


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Coursmos – micro-learning for the distracted