Web 2.0


Ajax &Web 2.017 Feb 2009

Tinychat : Quick Chat without registration.

TInychat is a interesting yet simple service. It uses a ajax and does a pretty good job.

tinychat

It is pretty much like Chatterrous but bit simpler and could be used for a quicker light chat.

To create a chatroom, just go www.tinychat.com/chatroomname , replacing the chatroomname with the name you would like.

URL : http://www.tinychat.com/

Social Networking &Web 2.003 Feb 2009

Pixelpipe : Combining Social Networking sites, better that ping.fm ?

Pixelpipe : Combining Social Networking sites, better that ping.fm ?Pixelpipe is a content distribution gateway that allows users to publish text, photo, video and audio files once through Pixelpipe website and have the content distributed across over 60 social networks, photo/video sites and blogs, and online storage. Much like Ping.fm but better tools.

It supports a number of mobile, desktop & browser applications for different operating systems for users, liberating their content and sharing their life.

URL : http://pixelpipe.com/

(Thanks @aalap)
Web 2.017 Jan 2009

WordPress.tv : Your Visual Resource for All Things WordPress. Tutorials.

Wordpress.tv :  Your Visual Resource for All Things WordPress. Tutorials.Automattic today launched a new service called “WordPress.tv“. It is an interesting service which includes a nice list of wordpress related videos such as tutorials, Wordcamp videos etc.

URL : http://www.wordpress.tv

Google &Social Networking &Web 2.005 Dec 2008

Google Friend Connect : Add social networking to your website and grow traffic

Google has release a new kind of feature for us poor web master who can’t or possibly too lazy to create a social networking on their website. Its a kind of widget you can put up on your website which acts as a social networking section where people can register. Now, as interaction with visitors are a nice way to keep them stick to your site, it increases the traffic and hopefully .. $$ . One of the thing that might interest your visitors is, it doesn’t need a separate registration. They can login with Google, Yahoo, AIM or OpenID account.

  • Enrich your site Choose engaging social features from a catalog of gadgets by Google and the OpenSocial developer community.
  • Attract more visitors Your users can easily invite friends from social networks and contact lists to visit and join your site.
  • No programming whatsoever Just copy and paste a few snippets of code into your site, and Friend Connect does the rest.



Search Engines &Social Networking &Web 2.009 Sep 2008

Spokeo : Spy on your Friends, Find photos, videos and secrets!

Spokeo : Spy on your Friends, Find photos, videos and secrets!Want to know something juicy about your friends and family ? Spokeo reveals their secrets ! Well, enough of the catchy phrases. Spokeo is service which searches deep within 40 major social networks to find news about friends and colleagues. As you register, you are asked for you public email ID (like Gmail n Yahoo!) and password. Spokeo searches databases of major social networks for the users in your mail address book.

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Google &Web 2.003 Sep 2008

The All new Google Browser : Chrome

The All new Google Browser : Chrome Google released a free Web browser called Chrome that the company said would challenge Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, as well as the Firefox¬†browser. All though many of its features are inspired inspired by Firefox and uses Apple Webkit, Open Source Framework.

In a curious twist, Google made its online announcement after its plans appeared as a digital “comic book” that was posted by Google.

Google already competes with Microsoft in online search and Internet advertising. They both make operating software for cellphones. Google is increasingly competing with Microsoft head-on in software that handles basic productivity like word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and e-mail programs. Google has Web-based software in these markets that are low-cost or free alternatives to Microsoft’s lucrative desktop software.

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Social Networking &Web 2.013 Aug 2008

Digsby : IM, Email, Social Networking and Twitter

Digsby : IM, Email, Social Networking and Twitter Digsby is a proprietary multiprotocol instant messaging application developed by dotSyntax, LLC. Digsby is written in wxPython and uses Webkit for rendering. It currently supports e-mail notifications and alerts from MySpace, Facebook and Twitter.
It is released under a proprietary license and is currently free to download though the developers and software company are looking at various business models to earn revenue. It needs registration, which can be done through the program’s installer or through a web interface. Digsby currently supports only Windows, but has announced mac & Linux support.

Features

  • Email :The program includes an email client, with new mail notifications, POP3 and IMAP support. It automatically retrieves a “from” email address from the logged in instant messaging profiles.
  • Social networking : Digsby allows you to add social networking sites to the application.
    Updates to your MySpace friends’ profiles, status, and private messages. Provides instant access to various parts of your MySpace account, such as your profile, home page, blog, etc. Updates in your friend feeds in Facebook.
    Allows you to easily submit new “tweets”, and view your friends’ tweets.
  • Buddy List : Digsby allows users to customize their buddy list by ordering of all aspects of the buddy list, and skinning it for a personalized look. It supports metacontacts, much like Trillian’s metacontacts by a simple drag-and-drop system.
  • Chat Logging : Digsby allows users log their chat conversations to html files that are then later accessed by the built in “Past Chat Browser.” The IM community is used to chat logs from previous IM clients which made the initial decision to switch to Digsby hard. Users did not want to lose their logs, and without a built in function to import their old logs, many decided to remain with their old chat client. With a Log Converter users can switch to Digsby without losing their chat history.

URL : http://www.digsby.com/
Download : Digsby (Windows) – 17.5MB

Management &Web 2.009 Aug 2008

mixin : A twitter alternative. What’s your agenda ?

mixin : A twitter alternative. What's your agenda ?mixin more a agenda/plan manager rather than mere posts of what you’re doing. Each scribble is about a plan with the time after an “@” sign. Which shows, when, what and where. It can also be further classified as “Plans”, “Would like to”, “is available”, “proposes”. It can can be updated by SMS, IM or Email. A time line of the plans is also shown on the top.

mixin is the place where people can easily share their micro-agenda. By micro-agenda we mean all the small info that is interesting when it is about getting organized with friends. In mixin you can easily say where you are, what you do, suggest and discuss ideas or just say that you’re available. mixin helps you do more activities with your friends by letting you mix your agendas and identify opportunities.

URL : http://www.mixin.com/

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