Tag Archives: web2.0

More New Features from Mon.itor.us

I recently wrote about a web-based service called Mon.itor.us that can monitor your servers, 24/7 – sending you an email notification if any of them stop responding. Well, they noticed my review, and i’m not sure if it was just a coincidence, but the next time i logged into their system – there were even [...]

Try out my Google Co-op Custom Search Engines

Google co-op is just what i’ve been waiting for. I swear, sometimes it’s like google is reading my mind. almost every tweek or change i’ve wished for over the last year or so, has eventually come true. To think, just one year prior to that, i was joking with a few friends that Gmail was [...]

Monitoring, Monitorus, Montastic – Server Uptime Anyone?

Here’s a couple of neato services that you can use to monitor any web server’s uptime throughout the day. I’ve been looking for a free service like this for a while now. Web-based software that would track the response times of your servers from various points on the internet, giving you a “true” feel for [...]

Live Category-based OPML template for WordPress 2.0

ok, here’s a little something i’ve been messing with.. i wanted to generate an OPML file based on all the different types of feeds offered with the default WordPress installation. that is, every WP site has a “main” site feed (in rdf, rss, and atom), but there are also category (and subcategory) feeds, as well [...]

Round 2: Video-based Social Networking Reviewed

My previous article covered 3 major players in the video-based social networking space. Catch up on what i said about YouTube, Guba, and Jumpcut or just wing it and read on.. This time around i’ll be reviewing 3 relatively new web services. Each of these sites is unique in some way, and offers its own [...]

3 Video-based Social Networks Reviewed

Over the last few days i’ve had the opportunity to try out 3 excellent social networking services. All of them have built their communities around the concept that people want to upload and share video files with their friends and family – they just needed a central place to do it in. Well, today it [...]

Web-based Video Editing with Jumpcut

[ Update: Well, it looks like Jumpcut was aquired by Yahoo! [ page last updated: Sept. 27, 2006. ] I came across Jumpcut a few days ago and although i am not a video artist myself, i keep thinking of great ways that people could use this service. Jumpcut is a site that will let [...]

Testing out the new Ecosystem

i’ve been all over the netvibes ecosystem. i’ve browsed the library of modules (94 modules at last count). i’ve added some modules (with one click) to my netvibes page. one modules that i particularly like was the “Web Search” module. at first glance, the name alone doesn’t appear very impressive. in fact, some particularly astute [...]

Web Based Office Space

[ page last updated: June 07, 2006. ] This is just another small round up of Web 2.0 softwares that i can think of off the top of my head. Hopefully, i haven’t forgotten too many, but it’s only getting harder and harder to keep up with all these new sites and services. So i [...]

Netvibes is on the move again

The Netvibes team seems to like to put out features in large spurts. A few months ago i wrote about 4 awesome new features added in 7 days, yesterday i noticed a whole lot more. Now there’s even more new features and upgrades to existing modules. i’ve since registered for an account and log in [...]

Dawning of the Age of Neology

We seem to be living in an age where anyone has the ability to invent words on the fly, adding all sorts of new vocabulary to the English language as needed. This is especially true on the web, where we make up words at a dizzying pace, dozens per day, to the point that it [...]

NetVibes: 4 new features in 7 days

[ page last updated: Dec. 30, 2005. ] Count ‘em, 4 new features added to NetVibes in the last 7 days – now that’s just impressive. I’ve actually been casually using netvibes to for simple stuff like checking the weather and comparing prices between 2 similar products (like ipod nano vs. ipod mini prices). I [...]