Chrome OS is yet to come but iOS has already been released few months back and it came with an important feature, i.e. web apps support. It means you can browse web apps without installing it to your computer. These web apps are awesome, providing lots of advantages over native iPhone apps.
But finding web app is not an easy task. You won’t find them in Apple’s app store. There is a nice website through which you can access most of the available web apps. This site is known as OpenAppMarket.
You can find almost all the available web apps, free and paid. It is a kind of app directory. The apps are distributed into various categories such as games, entertainment, music, social networking, etc.
Sign up to the OpenAppMkt, install the iPhone app on your iPhone by visiting the site and you’ll have access to all the apps. All details are given in front of app, i.e. it is free or not, its description and screenshots.
You have to note that for accessing these app internet connection is must. You can add shortcut to the home screen to instantly access any app. Apart from iPhone, developers are planning to jump into other mobile platform too, probably Android. Overall it is nice and easy to use web app store to browse several available web apps for iOS.
Check out OpenAppMkt to browse various iPhone web apps.
In the fast moving world, we miss the essence of nature in our daily life. People love to visit sea beaches or spend holiday at Jungle safari just to enjoy the charm of nature. We can’t enjoy the nature in our home but one thing we can do is hear its sound with the help of a tool known as Free Nature Sounds.
It is an amazing tool by which you can compose new sound effects after mixing different sounds. Different sounds are available such as beach, fire, rain, bird, thunderstorm, waterfall, and many more.
You can use this tool to listen natural sounds on your headphones or you can create a natural environment in your room by playing it on your speaker (buy aquarium, some fishes and room plants).
How to play the sound
You’ll see four drop down boxes and sliders which is initially set to 20%. You have to pick a sound from the first drop down. There are various categories available for sounds such as Popular, nature, animals and others.
Choose your favorite sound and slide the slider to increase the sound. Similarly you can play sounds from other drop downs and make a mixture of various sounds. Also you can add stereo effects by panning channels to the left or right.
How to share and download the sound
After creating the composition, click on the “save as link” button given below. It will ask your details. After entering details and clicking on save button, it will generate a unique URL. You can share this URL among your friends via social network. There are many social media button available to share the composition quickly.
To download the video, click on the “Export To File” button. After processing, save button will appear by which you can save the file on your computer in WAV format.
Visit Free Nature Sounds.
How many of you visit YouTube only for watching videos? Probably all. It is easy to use search box to find videos of your choice but what about other top videos and latest released videos. There is a good news for music fans. YouTube recently renovate its music page and added some superb flavors.
On the page you can find the top videos without any fuzz. You can find top music videos on this page. Below it there is a category for “Today’s hits”. Similarly you can find categories for Pop, electronic, country and folk, rap and hip hop, world music, classical, rock and many more.
To play the videos just click on the “play category name” link next to the category name. A random playlist will be created. You can also queue videos by hovering your mouse over video thumbnail and click the play button appeared by the action.
The most appreciating part of this section is it is clutter free, without any ads. You can easily find videos according to your interest. According to YouTube, they will soon release a new feature which will called “Events Near You”. It will help you to find live music happening in your area.
Checkout more about YouTube:
Check out YouTube Music [via The Official YouTube Blog].
How many of you know that there are some fonts which are not safe to use? The benefit of safe fonts are they are easier to read, compatible with all the browsers and devices and looks good. There is a tool known as Fontfonter that lets you watch websites with Web FontFonts (Web FontFonts are special kind of fonts that are optimized by hand for the screen). FontFonter lets you preview websites in WebFontFonts.
One reason to use Web FontFonts is they work in every major browser like Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari, IE in Mac or Windows. They also work on iPads and iPhones.
To get started with the tool , type the web address of any website or blog and press “FontFont it!” button. It will process the website and displays the website along with the yellow toolbar. You can replace San serifs and Serifs fonts with the available safe fonts.
Overall it is fun and easier for developers to change and preview the safe fonts one by one on their projects. It analyzes the site very fast and has a very simple interface.
Visit FontFonter and check websites in web safe fonts.
All of you know that Facebook is one of the largest social networking site having millions of users. Facebook touched such a height that a movie is coming on Facebook titled “The social media” which is based on the life of Mark Zuckerberg, creator of Facebook.
It is an amazing place to find and share good videos and photographs among friends and family members but searching video is not that easy. Facebook default video search only search from the video shared by your friends or recent videos.
If you want to search for videos on Facebook then there is a nice search engine known as “Face to Find”. It is a nice tool to search videos quickly by only entering the keyword. You can watch the videos in full screen. It also allows you to like the video and post comments.
On the top menu, you can find links today’s most viewed videos and most recently uploaded videos. It displays time of video and it also displays how many friends like the video previously. Apart from watching videos, you can also download it in your computer. This tool supports multiple languages. Also it is very simple to use and one of the best tool to find old videos uploaded by any user.
Check out Face to Find to search for Facebook videos quickly. Do share with us which Facebook tool you use to search videos?