Generally Amazing Stuff
- Google – the search engine you used to land here.
- Wikipedia – an online crowd sourced encyclopedia, see also the hitchikers guide to the galaxy.
- WebMd – a great resource for medical information
- bank rate
- Google Reader – keep up to date with your favorite blogs and news sites with this great RSS reader.
- Google Docs – view, edit, and share your documents and spreadsheets online
- Google Calendar – online calendar sharing for you and your family to use, works like outlook calendars at work, syncs with your iphone/ipad
- Google Maps – look around
- DropBox – automatically backup and share your files between your computers and your friends.
- Yahoo Pipes – make an RSS feed from other RSS feeds and filter, join, them. Here’s an example I made..
- Gmail – free email & online chat
- austin map
- running map
- spot crime
- Tumblr – blog / photo sharing website
- Flickr – share your photos online
- Facebook – social networking site to keep up with your friends and family.
- Last.fm – share what you’re listening to with friends
- live journal
- Yelp – find and read reviews of local restaurants, hotels, plumbers, etc.
- UrbanSpoon – like yelp, just restaurants
- Groupon – daily discounts to restaurants, spas, etc in your area
- IMDB – the internet movie database
- Metacritic – see averaged review scores for games, movies, music
- Rotten Tomatoes – see movie reviews by users
- Which Flicks – find a movie to watch with your friends
- Netflix – pay a low monthly price to rent movies via mail and watch them online
- Rhapsody – like netflix, but for music
- Pandora Radio – listen to and discover music you’ll like
- Dog Goes – great way to find dog parks
- LinkedIn – like facebook, but for finding that next job
- GlassDoor – figure out where to work for your next job
- Monster – post your resume online & find jobs
- Dice – find your next tech job
- Amazon – the best place to buy almost anything new or used
- NewEgg – tech / electronics
- Monoprice – buy wires and adapters without the 1000% retail markup.
- Ebay – online auctions
- Half – buy used books, movies, music, and games
- CraigsList – online classifieds
- FreeCycle – don’t throw it away when someone else may want it
- PayPal – pay online merchants without giving them your financial information such as credit card numbers
- Zappos – shoes, and only shoes, my wife will tell you this is the greatest site on the internet
- Apple Store – the apple store.
- Zillow – find your next house
- Think Geek – toys and gadgets for the nerd you love
- Maker Shed – more great gift ideas for nerds.
- digital photography review
- the something store