Tuesday, February 24, 2009

World's Biggest Social Network

QQ.com is a Chinese social network that may perhaps be the biggest in the world.

Read TechCrunch's story about it

Friday, February 20, 2009

Free Apps For Designers

If you hire or work with designers, you may want them to visit this site that covers a few free open-source alternatives to mainstream design software. There are some really good ones mentioned.

11 Free And Useful Open-Source Alternatives For Designers

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Unmask Anonymous Caller IDs

Don't you hate those calls that show "Private" or  "Unavailable" in the caller ID. Now you can forward all these types of calls to a service that reveals the true caller IDs.

Give it a try at TrapCall.com
Here is a review

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Online Watermark Services

I am interested in finding free services online that will take my uploaded images, add a watermark to them, and download them back to me. So I googled it with these terms: watermark services upload. Here is one I found that seems interesting:

Monday, February 09, 2009

China's Hip Hop Movement

There is a huge, growing hip hop movement in China. Check out NYT's video story. Visit a popular hiphop website HipHop.cn. Now is the time to get your services or products ready for this.

Friday, February 06, 2009

Cleanvertising With MindTheCurb.com

MindTheCurb.com is an advertising agency that exclusively uses natural materials for hosting ads, like carvings on wood or imprints on snow.

With the popularity of the green movement, this type of advertising could get popular.

Read Springwise's review

Thursday, February 05, 2009

magicJack & Ooma

Need an alternative landline phone system for your home or office? magicJack.com and Ooma.com are two slightly different services which replace your landline with a VOIP system and essentially reduce your phone bill to almost zero.

DOmedia: Alternative Ad Spaces

Have something to advertise and want to find new places to put your ads on? DOmedia is a new ad space clearinghouse. Your business can search for a variety of ad spaces in your market. You may find ad space on student notebooks, foreheads, etc.

On the flipside, if you have a unique ad space you wish to sell, then you can partner with DOmedia to have your ad space advertised to potential buyers.

Read Springwise's review

Monday, February 02, 2009

LaunchBox: Get Your App Ready!

A new seed funding service is not taking applications for new startups. Deadline is March 16. I am going to try to make it.


Read TechCrunch's review

CSS Frameworks

I'm with the crowd that didn't know there were any CSS frameworks and much less what they are used for. I can do lots of CSS coding and did not realize my job could get any easier if I used a framework. I will have to check these things out soon. I am now wondering which of these frameworks is the most popular and most versatile.

5 Popular CSS Frameworks