I fondly remember when Firefox first came on the scene and it changed my Internet usage with tabbed browsing, themes and extensions. Years later, I primarily use Safari on my Mac, but I still have a lot of respect for what Mozilla did for the browsing world by developing Firefox. It was the start of a whole new round of the browser wars which eventually got Microsoft to start focusing on their browser once again.

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Well, I’ve had access to Google Wave for 6 days now. I’m still under the hood of the app checking out the features, finding plenty of bugs and basically trying to figure out how to use it. In the meantime, I’m still looking for people to give invites to.

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When you go out on your own, there comes that moment where you feel a little panicked about the management of your money. With the freedom of being your own boss, there comes the full responsibility over every aspect of your business.

Having a good tool to track and visualize exactly where your money is coming and going is vital to a healthy business. Especially for those of us who have a poor track record with managing our funds. Pulse is a one such tool.

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Well, by now you’ve probably all heard that our information overlords over at Google have started to unlock the gates on their modern day answer to an age old problem — communication. So Google Wave is starting to show up in the wild and everyone wants a glimpse.

And we do too. So, welcome to Google Wave Week at Web.AppStorm

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I’m excited for another great giveaway here on Web.AppStorm. Aaron Boeving and the team at Clear Function have kindly offered two free one year premium plans for their great app Pulse. Featured on our list of 50 essential apps for freelancers, Pulse is a tool for small business owners to manage their cash flow.

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Last week I mentioned a nice tool in the form of a bookmarklet. From the lab of arc90, Readability allows you to remove the clutter that surrounds the content that you are trying to read.

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The web has had a definite effect on the travel industry, enabling people to be their own travel agents. With the improvements in mapping technologies and the ability to share knowledge, it has never been easier to find the information you need regarding the places you want to see.

The following list of sites can be useful in your planning. Some help you find the best airfares and hotels, while others help you decide what you should do when you get to your destination.

If you are traveling some time soon, use these sites to save yourself money and find all the best kept secrets of your destination that will make your holiday as memorable as possible.

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Thanks to everyone for participating once again. There were some humourous and creative comments, making it difficult to choose only 5 winners. But choose we did.

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I recently wrote about 280 Slides in a round up of resources focused on presentations. It’s a newer tool, having been around for just over one year, and it’s a great alternative to desktop presentation applications. There are other tools, such as Google Docs, that give you this functionality, but none that have the same flair as 280 Slides.

Actually, you’re hard pressed to find another web application of any type that offers the same polished experience.

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In the last three years our Envato Marketplaces (FlashDen, ThemeForest, GraphicRiver, AudioJungle and VideoHive) have grown like gangbusters, with big communities, huge libraries of files and lots of activity. So when we set out to redesign them earlier this year everyone on the team knew it was going to be big. What we didn’t realise was HOW big it would eventually get! Today it gives me great pleasure to show you …

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