Browsing Month March, 2007

Buy Direct From Owner Not Retailer

By admin at March 31, 2007 | 10:37 pm | 0 Comment

This website has been growing at a very healthy pace since it launched in June 2005, as consumers from around the globe increasingly value the originality of handmade items and enjoy buying from individuals instead of mass retailers. Etsy brings it all together with a great user interface and sophisticated search tools that let buyers find everything from scented soy more...

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Junkebox Technology

By admin at March 31, 2007 | 5:29 am | 0 Comment

Patrons at select pubs and restaurants in Israel, France and Australia no longer need to worry about change for the jukebox or bugging a dj to play their favourite tunes—they can queue up their music choices via text message from their cellphones.SMS jukebox technology, such as c|station by Australian Rippamedia and SMS DJ by Israeli YCD Multimedia, puts song selection more...

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Want A Nap Don’t Worry

By admin at March 29, 2007 | 9:30 pm | 0 Comment

MetroNaps launched sleep pods for bleary-eyed New Yorkers in dire need of a nap. New Yorkers who need to relax and recharge can now also duck into Yelo—a new sleep salon offering 20- to 40-minute power naps and reflexology treatments. Research has shown that napping can boost productivity and performance, and Yelo offers more than just a light snooze.Patented private more...

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MyShape

By admin at March 29, 2007 | 9:29 pm | 0 Comment

Every body is different, and just five or six percent of bodies fit the model that most designers use as their standard. Which is why a women's apparel retailer is using proprietary technology to customize selections to a customer's individual shape. When signing up for their personal myShop, customers enter their measurements and MyShape's patent pending ShapeMatch more...

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Interesting New Virtual Universe

By admin at March 29, 2007 | 2:48 am | 0 Comment

With virtual worlds all the rage right now deals with youniversal branding), expect a slew of new metaverses to emerge over the next few months. One to watch is Naughty America, launching this summer.It's an adult (18+) massively multiplayer online dating game, where players can create their own avatars and explore a 'sexy' world, or turn on their webcams for some real more...

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Pxidigital

By admin at March 29, 2007 | 2:43 am | 0 Comment

While the major photography and printing brands - Kodak, Epson, HP - have developed their own digital photo printing kiosks over the past few years, an Australian start-up is convinced that it can grab a good share of a highly competitive market that HP has estimated to be worth USD 7.7 billion by 2009 (including photo mini-labs).Pxi has developed a self-contained, more...

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Ello Mobile

By admin at March 28, 2007 | 4:57 am | 0 Comment

Belgian Ello Mobile is a new mobile operator that was established with the sole aim of giving away 100% of its profits. Ello is a mobile virtual network operator – it uses an existing network. Instead of offering bargain-basement cellphone plans, the company offers its customers the chance to contribute directly to a cause with every call they make, and every text more...

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New Way Of Advertrising

By admin at March 27, 2007 | 9:02 pm | 0 Comment

Los Angeles-based Spot Runner offers a solution, by making it fast, easy and affordable for local businesses to advertise on television.The entire process is online and automated: customers pick from a wide range of ready-made videos that are tailor-made to their industry. After selecting an ad, the business customizes voice-over text and on-screen information, and tells more...

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Formotus

By admin at March 27, 2007 | 5:33 am | 0 Comment

Formotus is an angel-backed mobile software startup that has developed a new way for on-the-go workers -- tax assessors, real estate agents and utility meter readers -- to access forms and documents on portable devices. The startup was founded in 2005 by Joe Verschueren -- a wireless veteran who, before creating ImageX, worked at US West-- and Adriana Neagu -- who, during more...

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Fractional Life

By admin at March 26, 2007 | 8:56 pm | 1 Comments

With more and more opportunities for leasing and other forms of partial or temporary ownership, it's no surprise that someone decided to create a web portal for 'everything fractional'. British Fractional Life offers consumers an extensive overview of companies that offer asset sharing schemes. The website's categories read like a summary of life's spendy pleasures: from more...

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