Posts by tag: shopping

Free Software July 23, 2018 posted by

Deconnect – in the future you can see your products in your house before you buy them

Usually in this space we’re highlighting a product and I guess technically we are right now but we’re not really talking about Gloo because the product is cool, we’re talking about it because the advertisement is. This Kickstarter is using augmented reality to show you what the product will look like in your own home with the app Deconnect.

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Deconnect – in the future you can see your products in your house before you buy them
hmm..interesting April 19, 2018 posted by

Funny Chemical Smell – this site looks at the weird smell on plastic from China

I order a lot of stuff from cheap import sites which means I’m getting quite a few products from China. Weird gadgets, craft supplies, you know the drill. If you do the same, then you may have noticed that some of them have a very strong chemical smell. Well you aren’t alone in wondering about this. This bare bones site chronicles the funky chemical smell that seems to be on everything from China these days.

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Funny Chemical Smell – this site looks at the weird smell on plastic from China
Free Software November 9, 2017 posted by

SHOPTHAT – do all your shopping through Messenger

Brands advertise their wares on social media all day, every day. But maybe you don’t have time to really shop right then. Then you have to save the post where it can be buried under all the news articles you’re going to read someday. Not cool. Make it easier with SHOPTHAT, the system that lets you shop Instagram and Facebook posts.

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SHOPTHAT – do all your shopping through Messenger
Cool Web Apps & Sites May 17, 2016 posted by

Fakespot – make sure those five stars weren’t just paid for before you pay for the product

So just about everything can be purchased online today but we don’t like to shop blindly. Because we can’t touch and feel what we’re purchasing online, we rely on reviews from people who have already tried the product to let us know what it’s like but not every review can be trusted, especially on Amazon. Fakespot is the web app that lets you know if those 5 stars are actually legit.

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Fakespot – make sure those five stars weren’t just paid for before you pay for the product
Free Software December 10, 2015 posted by

Buycott – make sure your money is going to a good place

People want to do things to help the world but not everyone can take to the streets in protest. Luckily thanks to the digital age we live in, there are options. If you want to do something more than denounce wrong doing on Facebook, Buycott is the app that helps you hit corporations that aren’t on the ethical up and up where it hurts most, their profit margins.

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Buycott – make sure your money is going to a good place