Ten Top Holiday Apps to Get You in the Spirit

There are plenty of holidays to celebrate this month and plenty of web apps to help you get in the holiday spirit. From fun to helpful, these applications can keep you amused and organized through the holiday season.

Elfster

Elfster

Elfster

Managing a gift exchange can take a lot of work, especially if you’re trying to do a Secret Santa or otherwise keep some of the details quiet. Elfster can handle the hard work for your family, office or group.

ElfYourself

ElfYourself

ElfYourself

Whether you need a quick card to entertain a friend or you’ve just always imagined your boss in an elf costume, you can upload photos to ElfYourself and create your own singing, dancing elves.

NORAD’s Santa Tracker

NORAD Santa Tracker

NORAD Santa Tracker

Who better to report Santa’s location as he delivers presents on Christmas Eve? NORAD lets you follow Santa’s path, as well as track Santa in Google Earth.

Gifts.com

Gifts

Gifts

We’ve all got that relative who’s impossible to shop for. But Gifts.com has put together a tool to help you decide on a gift, based on your answers to a few questions about the recipient’s personality.

24Ways

24Ways

24Ways

Advent has gone online with 24Ways’ advent calendar, perfect for a web geek. Each day of December, the site offers a new day’s worth of web design and development information.

Holiday Calendar

Holiday Calendar

Holiday Calendar

American Greetings offers a holiday planner online that can automatically track your holiday schedule, remind you of tasks like sending out gifts and keep you from going crazy over the holidays.

Gmail’s Holiday Postcards

Gmail Templates

Gmail Templates

While Gmail offer to mail out holiday post cards has expired, you can download six different designs from Gmail and send out the cards on your own.

Amazon Gifts & Wish Lists

Amazon Gifts

Amazon Gifts

Amazon will help you find the perfect gift for friends and family. If you’re shopping for someone with a wishlist, Amazon will make recommendations from it; otherwise, Amazon will make its own suggestions.

Freeshipping.org

Freeshipping

Freeshipping

Need a coupon to make sure you get free shipping for all those holiday presents? Freeshipping.org offers coupons for more than 1,900 online stores and is planning the second annual Free Shipping Day for December 17th.

YouIn?

You In?

You In?

The holidays aren’t just about gifts — Yahoo has a special site just for this holiday season, allowing users to share stories of kindness and create happiness for the holiday season.

Happy Holidays

Thanks to all of you who’ve read the site over the past months. It’s been a fun, successful first five months for Web.AppStorm.

Have a very, merry Christmas!


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