Rise of collaborative consumption

Ever wondered about the power of collaborative consumption and the innovative and amazing ways people think. A must watch video which gives you a overall picture of where the future is heading. The thing we need to learn from the younger generation where sharing and learning is fun. After watching the video i’m sure you will have tons of ideas worth spreading. Do leave a comment, a suggestion or an idea ‘coz its all about sharing and learning :)

Rachel Botsman: The case for collaborative consumption

The best web apps in 2010 – Part 2

Dushare


Simple direct file transfer service. Send your files to your peers directly (P2P) with no server for upload/download. Has a chat option as well. Unlimited file size


PrintWhatYouLike


Sure to make your life easier when you want to print any webpage with the ability to select the contents you want versus the entire page. You and get rid of the unwanted images and ads for printing. You can also autoformat options to format the text in the webpage. Simple and Easy the way you like it.


Project Bubble

Project Bubble
Online project management app with time tracking and invoicing capability. Intuitive interface. You can generate invoice as PDF and get your payments via Paypal


iCloud


icloud is a web site that turns your web browser into an online computer. Your icloud computer comes with the following features out of the box.

The best web apps in 2010

Inspiring and Interesting web apps I have come across.

 

Google Apps

Google are pioneers in coming up with the killer apps and its comes for free. Google docs, discussion groups, project collaboration with Google sites, Picasa, gmail integration with your websites, Google maps and YouTube. We use most of these apps daily and has influenced us in one way or other.


Box.Net

Online File Storage and backup service. Comes with Personal, Business and Enterprise version. Personal version is free and the others are paid service. The ease of use is one of the main highlight of Box.Net. You can just using it in 10 secs. Username, email, password and password confirmation. Thats all it takes. Scores great in User Experience.


Join Me

Instant screen sharing anywhere. The free version come with screen sharing chat, file transfer, remote control. It’s join.me, the last two words in an invitation to collaborate, meet, train, demo or show-off.


Aviary

Photo-editing, logos, web templates, filters, color palettes, screen capture, vector editing and much more. A HTML5 version is available as well which can be embedded on you site.

Aviary screen capture plugin is available for Firefox (Firefox Plugin) and Google chrome ( Chrome Plugin ).


GroupOn

Well, this website is close to what we thought about social shopping when we presented our concept of keeping the user in middle instead of the traditional shopping cart for indiatimes shopping, a website re-design competition conducted by Microsoft and won us the webby awards. Checkout www.zool.in.

Groupon brings in the social element in shopping where you get the daily deals feed from facebook or twitter, share with your friends and shop.


Forrst


Forrst is a community of passionate developers and designers focused on helping themselves and others get better at their craft, providing thoughtful critiques, and sharing their knowledge to build better applications and websites.

Forrst is a community exclusively for developers and designers and membership is through invitation only. A great place to get better of your design and development where we help each other for better user experience.


ZooTools


collect, organize and share your favorite images, videos, documents and links from all over the internet.


Pidoco

With Pidoco you can rapidly create professional clickable wireframes and interactive prototypes, collect feedback and run usability tests to involve key stakeholders and end users during user interface design. Create wireframes and prototypes online, Online-Collaboration within the team, easy online-sharing of prototypes.


to be continue…!