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Creating a graph or a chart doesn’t have to be difficult, there are web apps that can help you create lovely graphs that can get your point across.
link: http://bestconstructionmanagementdegree.com/2010/50-free-web-apps-to-make-beautiful-graphs/Creating a graph or a chart doesn’t have to be difficult, there are web apps... more
SolarInsure, a green energy insurance brokerage in Southern California, has created a comprehensive solar calculator that allows industry specialists and customers the ability to calculate the cost of going solar in a matter of minutes. For the first time, an individual has the ability to evaluate not only the cost, but also the governmental benefits provided by both federal and state governments, and local utility companies and municipalities for installing solar panels.
These benefits, also called solar incentives, are provided by the government to promote the use of alternative energies. The federal government provides tax incentives, while some state and utility companies provide cash rebates. For instance, in California there is $3 billion in incentives for solar-energy projects with the objective of providing 3,000 megawatts (MW) of solar capacity by 2016.
The solar calculator is located on SolarInsure's website at www.solarinsure.com/solar-energy-calculator. The calculator is readily available to the public and is free of cost. SolarInsure is one of the first and largest alternative energy insurance brokerages in the United States.SolarInsure, a green energy insurance brokerage in Southern California, has created a... more
It can get a bit confusing at times amid all the announcements about announcements, but the folks at FON have now finally confirmed that their Fonera 2.0n "web applications" router is indeed available in the USIt can get a bit confusing at times amid all the announcements about announcements,... more
Microsoft just announced that Word, Excel, PowerPoint will now be web based. In what's Microsoft's answer to Google Docs their new Office Web Apps have just had a technical preview.
The menu of applications available in Office Web Apps mirrors the applications found in the Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007 suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote. Although you won't find applications like Access or Outlook here.
It's only a pre-release version of the software and Microsoft is still testing, gathering feedback, but you can see screengrabs here http://www.flickr.com/photos/jeremiah_owyang/tags/webapps/
Is this a good time for Microsoft to launch a no-cost product to the market? Also as Jeremiah Owyang says "It’s not clear if the infamous “Clippy 2.0” will re-emerge –we hope not".Microsoft just announced that Word, Excel, PowerPoint will now be web based. In... more
When you are an online learner, it is important to have access to the tools you need to expand your knowledge and learn more efficiently.When you are an online learner, it is important to have access to the tools you need... more
Are you a Web designer, or a person who likes to create projects on the Web? The following list includes many free apps that have become known and trusted by designers.Are you a Web designer, or a person who likes to create projects on the Web? The... more
The recession has been tough on many, but that doesn’t mean you have to just take it. You can fight back by using a variety of online tools and resources available to you. Take a look at these 50 free web apps.The recession has been tough on many, but that doesn’t mean you have to just... more
The list below offers suggestions for text editors, apps that focus specifically on writing and note taking, apps for web development, apps that will boost your productivity, and help you if you are a freelancer.The list below offers suggestions for text editors, apps that focus specifically on... more
Hot Topic, a clothing and accessories retailer catering to those interested in alternative music, announced Wednesday that it has launched ShockHound, the company's first online music site offering millions of MP3s, band merchandise, music videos, and editorial content.
According to Hot Topic, Shockhound offers tracks from major record labels, like Universal Music Group, Sony BMG, Warner Music Group, and EMI Music, as well as independent labels. The company also says that artists will be able to upload and sell their own music directly to users without requiring a record label to act as the broker between Shockhound and the artist.
"Our goal was to create an authentic, online experience of music discovery," says Betsy McLaughlin, CEO of Hot Topic. "A place where fellow music lovers can come together and explore, share their likes and dislikes, read the latest music news, and enjoy exclusive content on their favorite artists."
One of the unique features ShockHound will offer is its editorial section. The site will feature reviews, music news, interviews, original programming, and music videos that are controlled by the editorial team on the site.
Although Hot Topic is well-known for its alternative rock products, ShockHound features music from all genres, so the service definitely has its sights set on competing with iTunes and Amazon.com's MP3 DRM-free store. But unlike iTunes tracks, each ShockHound song is DRM-free.
For those interested in buying tracks from Hot Topic's service, each song retails for 99 cents and can be downloaded on the ShockHound page.Hot Topic, a clothing and accessories retailer catering to those interested in... more
Using Dion Hinchcliffe's 'Best of 2005' story as a reference point, "web apps devotee" Zee Kane sees how many have stood the test of time, and which were as dodgy a look to the future as Bacofoil hats. Using Dion Hinchcliffe's 'Best of 2005' story as a reference point,... more
Yep, you may have heard the news already -- iGoogle apps have gone wide!
Here's TechCrunch's coverage in case you're interested: http://www.techcrunch.com/2008/10/16/igoogle-goes-wide-introduces-canvas-pages/
The best part? Current is among the early partners in this endeavor, which means that you can now have Current at your iGoogle fingertips. You can check out the latest stories picked for Current:News, browse the stories that are in the top standings, check out featured Current videos, or just browse Current content in general.
If you're game to give it a try, install our app on your iGoogle homepage, play around with it, and give us some feedback. We're looking to make this thing killer, so tell us what you think!
Install Current's iGoogle app: http://www.google.com/ig/adde?moduleurl=http://apps.current.com/ig/get.xml
Trick out the rest of your iGoogle page: http://www.google.com/ig/v2landing
Send us some feedback on Get Satisfaction: http://getsatisfaction.com/currentcom/topics/give_us_your_feedback_on_the_current_igoogle_widget_here
Looking forward to hearing what you think!
online community team Yep, you may have heard the news already -- iGoogle apps have gone wide!... more
Everything is moving to the cloud. As we enter the third decade of the Web we are seeing an increasing shift from native desktop applications towards Web-hosted clones that run in browsers. For example, a range of products such as Microsoft Office Live, Google Docs, Zoho, ThinkFree, DabbleDB, Basecamp, and many others now provide Web-based alternatives to the full range of familiar desktop office productivity apps. The same is true for an increasing range of enterprise applications, led by companies such as Salesforce.com, and this process seems to be accelerating. In addition, hosted remote storage for individuals and enterprises of all sizes is now widely available and inexpensive. As these trends continue, what will happen to the desktop and where will it live?
This is a post by Nova Spivack, founder and CEO of Twine. This is the final version of an article Spivack has been working on in his public Twine. (click link for entire article)
Is the desktop of the future going to just be a web-hosted version of the same old-fashioned desktop metaphors we have today?
The desktop of the future is going to be a hosted web service
The browser is going to swallow up the desktop
The focus of the desktop will shift from information to attention
Users are going to shift from acting as librarians to acting as daytraders
The Webtop will be more social and will leverage and integrate collective intelligence
The desktop of the future is going to have powerful semantic search and social search capabilities built-in
Interactive shared spaces will replace folders
The Portable Desktop
The Smart Desktop
Federated, open policies and permissions
The personal cloud
Who is most likely to own the future desktop
Everything is moving to the cloud. As we enter the third decade of the Web we are... more
... at the Future of Web Apps conference in Miami. Rose (founder and chief architect at Digg), and Vaynerchuk (web wine guru at http://tv.winelibrary.com/) talk Pownce, online TV shows, and other digital geekery.... at the Future of Web Apps conference in Miami. Rose (founder and chief architect... more