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With as much technology news as there is, most of us are bound to miss lots of great information. While it would be impossible to cover everything that happens in a week, we would like to bring you a roundup of web app news you may have missed this week.
We find ourselves at crossroads or overwhelmed with choices more often than ever. With the world getting more social by the day, there are plenty of places where we can ask around before making a difficult choice.
There are already services like Yahoo Answers and Vark that help you tap the wisdom of the crowds when taking a decision. These apps are pretty great but they fall flat when you start asking iterative sub questions. Hunch claims that it can help you in such a predicament.
When you need to map out multiple addresses, it can be a bit of a pain, not to mention time consuming. An easy way to get all your addresses mapped into Google or Yahoo maps, is with BatchGeo. Using a spreadsheet of your location information, BatchGeo will do the rest, mapping each of your locations and allowing you to save, print or otherwise use the resulting map.
Let’s take a look at using BatchGeo.
As we all know, your website’s visitors are its most valuable commodity. As such, it’s incredibly important to constantly get feedback from them so you can improve your site and give your visitors more of what they want. There are many ways to accomplish this but my favorite methods are the ones that are simple, quick, easy and don’t require that visitors go out of their way, more than necessary, to give you the information you need.
KISSinsights handles visitor feedback and surveys with beauty and grace so you can get the important information you need. In this quick review we’ll take a look at KISSinsights and what it can do for you.
Magento is a PHP based eCommerce platform by open source experts, Varien, and it’s fast becoming the program of choice for savvy developers wanting a flexible solution for their projects. Magento isn’t just limited to seasoned developers though; its ease of use has also made it a popular choice for those embarking on their very first eCommerce build. Magento bills itself as The World’s Fastest Growing eCommerce Platform and with over 1.5 million downloads and a 200,000 strong membership in the Magento user forum I think they might be onto something!
If you stumble on the web, there is very good chance you will fall on a streaming music site or an invoicing app. There are simply too many of those sites online; I’ve wondered if they just buy a script and just change the CSS and logo. Contrary to music sites which can be differentiated based on their library, it is not that easy with online book keeping apps. They tend to be pricey, featureless or, in most cases, both.
WorkingPoint claims to be unique, feature rich and affordable. After the jump we’ll find out whether or not that claim holds any water.
Google Maps was groundbreaking when it was first introduced, and really exemplified the future and capabilities of web apps. As the massively popular app has matured, so has its features and capabilities. Yesterday Google announced and released Earth view within Google Maps, a 3D look at Earth and a growing list of cities.
You’ll find some screenshots of some neat 3D views you can find in Earth view after the jump.
You visit your favorite website(s) daily and you love their communities, but you feel there’s something missing. Perhaps a live chatroom? Nurph has to be the easiest and fastest way to add a simple chatroom to any website, immediately, then securely sign in with your Twitter credentials. See how simply great it is after the jump (with screencast).