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Bookmark This! October 18, 2005 posted by


Netvibes. Yet another funky Ajax start page application. Add your RSS feeds, podcasts, GMail and stuff. Tres coooooool.  This service is free and gives you the user the ability: to create a personalized page with the content you like. to put together data feeds and services from web 2.0 applications with a very simple interface. to access your page anytime and from any computer .

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Bookmark This! October 17, 2005 posted by

Swap Simple.

Swap Simple. A rather interesting  online swap shop for books, video games and DVDs. What’s interesting is that you can start ordering immediately you join, although you’ll have to be honest if you don’t want to get ‘fined’ by the service for non-delivery. [Thanks Danny]  List the books, DVDs, or video games you no longer need. At the time you list them, SwapSimple figures out their current market value, and instantly awards you Trade Credits in that amount. You can then…

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Bookmark This! October 17, 2005 posted by

Sorry Gotta go… The perfect site to use when you need to get off the phone quickly and efficiently. Contains a list of useful sound effects which you can click on as needed. Right sorry, can we talk later…my boss just came in…  Q. Can I repeat a sound more than once? A. Yes, just click the “play” button on your media player and the sound will repeat. In many cases you will want to do so. For instance, repeat “My ride…

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Bookmark This! October 14, 2005 posted by

Wiki How.

wikiHow. Online collaborative How-To manual. Nice idea, but I wonder if there are people who spend their lives donating content to all these collaborative wiki type sites, like there are people who spend all their time entering competitions. Maybe soon there’ll be some sort of Collaborate Weekly magazine?  wikiHow is a collaborative writing project to build the world’s largest how-to manual. With your contributions, we can create a free resource that helps people by offering clear, concise solutions to the…

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Bookmark This! October 11, 2005 posted by

Video vim.

Vimeo. A Flikr for video? Upload video shorts from camphones,or whatever, and share with others. One neat aspect is that you are automatically assigned a private email address for posting clips to your page. Kinda neat and free.  Vimeo is a site for organizing and sharing video clips. The beta version of this site launched in mid February, 2005…Some of the technology behind Vimeo includes Apache (server software), PHP (programming), MySQL (database), and FFMPEG-PHP (thumbnails). The inspiration for this site, most prominently,…

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Bookmark This! October 5, 2005 posted by


Mapbuilder. Create your own Google maps with location tags and everythang. And share them with the unwashed public too, if you like. Awesome example of yet more Google open-ness at work.  MapBuilder lets you build your own map with number of location and generate GoogleMap source code for this map. So you will be able to paste it directly into your web page and use it with your API key requested at Google. Also there is veriety of other solutions…

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Awesome September 30, 2005 posted by

TV Genius.

TV Genius. Awesome online search service which lets you look for your favourite movies and programmes and set up reminders, which will either email you or SMS your mobile phone on the morning that they’re being broadcast on TV. UK only at the moment (but there’s no reason why they shouldn’t roll this out internationally I guess), and just superb. Now if only you could set up reminders by SMS or email as well…  How do I use the TV Genius?…

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Bookmark This! September 14, 2005 posted by


Putfile. what’s the deal with all these free file hosting services then? Cheap disk space, cheaper bandwidth and Google Ads? Whatever.  Putfile is a FREE dedicated digital media hosting service. Here you can upload videos and images to the internet for free. Your media will be hosted on our reliable servers offering zero downtime. For the highest quality of service and most features please register for a free account which will provide you with a user homepage and private…

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Bookmark This! September 13, 2005 posted by


FotoJive! Those clever Finns have come up with a neat service which lets you upload cameraphone pics and videos to an online gallery with no fiddle faddle. With a bit of luck it’ll turn into a kind of Flickr for mobiles. Free beta at the moment, but expect a premium version once it’s gained momentum.   FotoJive! let’s you send camera phone pictures and videos directly to your online FotoJive! gallery in just one click. Once in your album, you…

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Bookmark This! August 30, 2005 posted by

SmugMug Maps.

SmugMug Maps. A nice hack of a commercial service which combines Google Maps with 32 million photos to provide a geo-oriented images map. Cool indeed.   smugMaps is easily one of the most fun features we’ve added to smugmug. Through the power of Google’s publicly available Maps API and smugmug’s huge photo database, we’ve enabled location-based searching for photos all over the world…In fact, we built smugMaps as a proof-of-concept and hope that other people take the idea and built even…

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Bookmark This! August 25, 2005 posted by

Future tech.

The British Telecom Timeline. There’s nothing so foolish or futile as forecasting the future [fabulous falliteration – Ed], but someone needs to tell BT. This little technological timeline stretches to infinity and beyond (well OK 2055) and makes some bold predictions. Artificial brains by 2044, genetically engineered teddy bears by  2041? Tell you what, let’s meet back here in 50 to see if it turns out to be correct? You can log on via holographic thought waves. Oh yes. Downloadable version…

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Bookmark This! August 25, 2005 posted by

P2P book club.

MyBookYourBook. Is this the world’s first P2P book club, aka online co-operative library? Join up, submit a list of 10 of your paperbacks and become part of the online library. When someone wants one of your books, they send you a stamp addressed envelope. You send book. When you want a book, you select from catalogue. Brilliant! £8.95 a year membership.  On joining you submit a list of ten paperbacks you own and are willing to share with others through mybookyourbook. You…

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Awesome August 24, 2005 posted by

Web page power.

Protopage. Billed as a free personal start page creator, this is unquestionably super clever Brit tech. Ajax meets Geocities meets Sitebar meets MSN Start. Superb!

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Bookmark This! August 22, 2005 posted by

VoIP Wiki.

The VoIP Wiki. Very neat idea, a wiki documenting all this new trendy Internet phone tech. From the comments though, it looks as though it’s being hit by a bit of advertising spam, so be nice and help it out, eh? The Ferret knows how hard it is to keep a wiki clean.  This Wiki covers everything related to VOIP, software, hardware, service providers, reviews, configurations, standards, tips & tricks and everything else related to voice over IP networks, IP…

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