Archive for the ‘Web Apps’ Category

May 3rd, 2010

Pic Your President

There's only a few days until the elections. Here is your chance to be heard! Pic Your President is an engaging, visual mock poll that allows users to vote for their Presidential candidate and state why they are voting for him or her. A user can vote ...

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February 24th, 2009

5 Chi.mp Invites Up for Grabs and Reinvigorate.net

I got 5 Chi.mp invitations to give away. If you want one, express your desire in the comments section below. Please include your name and email address. What is Chi.mp? Quoting from their website: Chi.mp's service lets you register your own .mp domain and gives you a free ...

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June 5th, 2008

I Liked Plurk, Does You?

My corner of the Twitterverse is waging an online revolt against, well, Twitter itself. Twitter has been the most inaccessible, inconsistent, downtrodden Web 2.0 application on the face of the Internet, and yet we put up with it. Why? Because old habits are difficult to break. ...

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May 12th, 2008

Semantic Search Engine: Powerset

Powerset enters the search engine realm with an offering of tools for users to search Wikipedia more effectively. Instead of keywords, Powerset's technology harnesses the power of human conversation that serves as the backbone of their engine's algorithm. That removes the need for users to always know the ...

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May 10th, 2008

Cool App for your Blogs: Apture

One of the downsides of blogging is not knowing whether or not your readers are "getting it". Sure, you know what Gas tungsten arc welding is, but for us mere mortals, that sounds like a bad lab experiment back in college that we'd rather forget about. If you're familiar with ...

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April 24th, 2008

Create Your Own Social Network with Lovd By Less

Lovd By Less is a new open source application lovingly written on Ruby that allows you to start your own social network. Checking the demo, I reckon the company, smartly named "Less Everything", put a lot of (or less?) thought into this. Definitely not just one of those ...

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April 23rd, 2008

Projjex

I got an invitation from Leah Plaxton, Marketing Manager for a new online collaboration app called Projjex, to try out their service. In a nutshell, this is what Projjex is: Projjex is a web-based collaborative task manager that helps small teams share their work. Teams can share tasks, documents, ...

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August 16th, 2007

Twitter = Tabloid 2.0?

[photopress:twitter.gif,full,centered] I must say, I've become addicted to Twitter. Twitter has become my daily tabloid, where all the news, gossips and blind items are fed. All you gotta do is follow the right people (like me, wink2x). Sometimes I find myself spending too much time refreshing my browser ...

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June 14th, 2007

I’m a C- Traveller

Always makes me feel good to see Filipinos coming up with cool online applications. Recently, Eugene Villar released Lakbayan, a quiz-type app that rates how well-traveled you are in the Philippines. Being from Davao City, ironically I have not been to many places here in Mindanao. I've ...

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December 5th, 2006

How to Monitor your Website Via SMS

I wrote about a free website monitoring service called Montastic last January and thanks to them I figured out how really sucky my webhost is. Not all my sites are what you would call extremely successful, but I'm proud to say that they bog down their respective servers ...

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