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Cool Web Apps & Sites June 25, 2014 posted by

Bloom & Wild – super fresh flat-pack flowers impossibly delivered through your letterbox

Sometimes it’s easy to see where technology has really made a difference to our lives, as with massive medical advances, but in other cases it’s harder to tell. But one thing we do know, this new flower delivery service manages to do something we thought was impossible, and yet it works, thanks to some clever bio tech.


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Bloom & Wild – super fresh flat-pack flowers impossibly delivered through your letterbox
Cool Web Apps & Sites June 17, 2014 posted by

Laundry Instructions: The App that Saves a Phone Call to Mom

Laundry is a high stakes game. One red sock in the wrong load will have you saying “pink is the new white” in no time. Sure, the instructions are on the tags but they’re not always in English. Sometimes they’re in that strange hieroglyphic language that only your mother understands. Laundry Instructions is the Android app that takes the mystery out of the wash.


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Laundry Instructions: The App that Saves a Phone Call to Mom
Cool Web Apps & Sites June 13, 2014 posted by

Stereopublic: The App that Helps You Unplug and Chill Out

The world is a bright and noisy place. Especially if you live in an urban environment. Sure it makes ‘borrowing’ Wi-Fi super convenient, but it also makes it hard to sleep when your neighbors want to clean at 3 AM. But what if you knew where there were some peaceful places you could go in your city to chill out and recover?


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Stereopublic: The App that Helps You Unplug and Chill Out
Bookmark This! June 6, 2014 posted by

GoEuro – the most complete travel search engine for Europe you’ll find

There are a lot of travel search engines around, most of which feature some mix of flights, hotels and car hire. And some of them are excellent like Hipmunk.com and Skypicker.com. But they do have limitations, and the biggest is usually the fact that they don’t offer alternative transport modes such as train, car or bus travel.


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GoEuro – the most complete travel search engine for Europe you’ll find
Bookmark This! June 4, 2014 posted by

You’re Getting Old – cool online app lets you find out what’s been going on during your lifetime so far

They say that time flies, and boy does it. Especially as you get older, when days merge into weeks into months. It’s hard to keep track of what’s been happening in the world, when all you can remember is buying cheese last week. Or was it milk?


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You’re Getting Old – cool online app lets you find out what’s been going on during your lifetime so far
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
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