Monthly Archives: January 2006

Pickr and Fastr

If you build a tool off of Flickr, it apparently must end in the “er” sound spelled with only the letter “r”. Anyway, I ran across some more cool Flickr do-dads. ColorPickr ColorPickr is just a color palette that pulls images from Flickr based on the color that you chose. Fastr Fastr is actually a… Read more »

Bloggie Awards

The nominations for the 6th Annual Bloggie Awards have been released. There are several categories in which the nominated blogs are judged. BEST WEB APPLICATION FOR WEBLOGS BEST AUSTRALIAN OR NEW ZEALAND WEBLOG BEST ASIAN WEBLOG BEST AFRICAN OR MIDDLE EASTERN WEBLOG BEST EUROPEAN WEBLOG BEST BRITISH OR IRISH WEBLOG BEST LATIN AMERICAN WEBLOG BEST… Read more »

It’s About Freakin’ Time Gmail!

Gmail launched (invite only) in the Spring of 2004. Why has it taken them this long to FINALLY put in a delete button. It probably took some developer 15 minutes to write. Yeesh… about time!

New Apple Stuff

I’m a bit behind on this (for obvious reasons) but am finally getting around to the new Apple announcements. Outside of the typical “sales are good – blah blah blah – iPods rule! – blah blah blah,” three big announcements were made. iLife/iWork Upgrades Apple rev’ed the iLife and iWork suites. For most of the… Read more »

I’m Engaged!

You can see the story here: http://www.scottandjessica.net

Two Cool New Flickr Toys

Slickr This is a really slick screensaver (hence the name) that pulls images from Flickr and does a nice Ken-Burns-Like fade between them in a screensaver. You can chose to only use your Flickr images, or certain groups, or just random photos (that’s what I’ve got mine set on). Retrievr This is just a cool… Read more »

Year End Best-of Lists

Happy New Year! The transition to Twenty-aught-six just wouldn’t be complete without some internet best-of lists. The best Web 2.0 software of 2005 The buzz word as of late has been Web 2.0, or web-based applications. Dion Hinchcliffe’s has put together a long list of what he calls the best Web 2.0 apps of 2005…. Read more »