Black Friday is over and Cyber Monday is now drawing to an end—sort of. In typical fashion, retailers will do everything they can to get you to open up your purse or wallet and hand over every last cent. Cyber Monday, however, has really caught on becoming more of an extension to Black Friday than a gimmick.
Although the Cyber Monday isn’t quite over yet (in my time-zone), retailers are already reporting record online sales. Were you a cyber-shopper this Monday?
The holiday season is upon us and, holiday season or not, you’ll probably want to keep an eye on your packages—inbound and outbound. While many online retailers have greatly improved their package tracking integration over the years, there’s still easier ways to watch your in-transit package’s status.
Checkout these great web apps for tracking your package’s every move.
Scrapbooks are an age old tradition of compiling images, notes, letters and other personally important material for a nostalgic journey years later. Maintaining a scrapbook needs patience, which a lot of us lack. Cutting images and paper clippings, making doodles with watercolor, selecting cool stickers to go with—it’s simply not everyone’s cup of tea.
Scrapblog is a scrapbooking web app that allows you to design and create your own scrapbook using a simple online interface with custom backgrounds and other design elements Scrapblog lets you create a wonderful scrapbooks to preserve treasured memories.
Subscriptions and recurring payments are a low-cost way for you to accept credit card and bank account payments for website subscriptions, newsletter fees, club dues or recurring donations, and thanks to studious payment gateway providers and web 2.0 companies, it’s never been so easy to get such a system fully integrated with your website in just a few easy steps.
Recurring billing apps come in two flavors; simple, ready to go web apps and complex self-hosted apps. We’ve gathered 15 fantastic web apps to tackle your subscription billing needs.
When you’re working in the wonderful world of freelance or do the majority of your business online, it’s safe to say that you’re going to have to send a lot of invoices. However, with the increasing rise in web apps, you can bet that there of plenty invoicing apps to choose one. Only problem is finding the right one that fits all of your needs.
Ronin is a promising contender in this field and the web app offers an array of features to make the lives of yourself and your clients that extra bit easier. Find out more after the fold.
When you’re working on a project, there are a lot of options for tracking the progress of a project but one of the main problems is finding something to manage the smaller things. There was a day when we could all turn to our friend, pen and paper, but since we’re in the technological age, why not use something more reliable and online?
Speckle is a minimalistic app that provides a unique way of easily managing projects without the fuss of full-blown task management apps. See what I’m raving about inside the article.
This week has been very profitable for Oracle at the expense of SAP and tarnished their image by getting them branded pirates, the guys at 4chan found a new chew toy, the Facebook killer is off the ground and you might be sued for using the word “Face” in future.
Read on after the break for some of this weeks best web app news and updates.
A few weeks ago, we took a quick look at Codesnipp.it and we thought that it was so good, it was definitely worth a full review. With Codesnipp.it, you can easily find and share snippets of code with fellow developers, as well as commenting on them. Find out more inside.
Probably. Don’t take this the wrong way—I don’t want to discourage any aspiring app developers—but the launch of an app will have a heavy impact on its future success… or complete and utter failure. This doesn’t just mean an app’s functionality, but also its design, marketing, branding, etc. Don’t launch until you and your app are ready.
I’ve just come across Browserling, a new web app for cross-browser testing, a promising idea for an app but, in this case, a poorly executed launch that may lead to its early demise. Here’s why.
Pipeno is a beta publishing platform. Pipeno is (going to be) fully featured. Pipeno will be polished and well-rounded tool. Pipeno has a range of pricing options. Pipeno is starting to sound like an Apple product. Perhaps it should, because Pipeno really is an interesting and comprehensive offering. Read on to see whether Pipeno is what you need to start your own news-blog, e-Media network, or just to share pictures of your cats with the world.