Presentation on theme: "Assignment 2.1. The program “Twitter” allows one to update what he/she is doing at the time without being subjected to responses from others. It allows."— Presentation transcript:
The program “Twitter” allows one to update what he/she is doing at the time without being subjected to responses from others. It allows people to stay updated on what others have going on in their lives. Twitter can be managed from home PCs, laptops, and PDAs which allows for fast communication and updates on friends.
Skype is an online video chat system which allows one to call friends and talk via webcam.
Priceline is a travel service that allows you to name your own price for your travel plans. You can also choose travel times. However this website is most beneficial to someone who has flexible travel plans.
Podcasts are digital recordings downloaded offline from use on an MP3 player. Allows you to listen to your favorite radio or audio program. It is also available in video form as well.
Magic Jack is a small device which you allows you to experience clear phone calls for free anywhere in the U.S. and Canada. You plug your phone cord into the Magic Jack, then put the Magic Jack into a USB port on the computer. You are then able to make free, clear phone calls.
Provides digital flashcards online for various topics and subjects. You can find or make your own flashcards, and you can study them by various activities made available through study stack. You can print these cards, or download them to a MP3 or PDA.
“The People Search Engine” home tools support loginsign up Whoozy is an initiative of Centroid Media B.V. in Groningen, the Netherlands. Whoozy is like a typical searchengine but instead of typing in a topic to look up, you can type a person’s name and search for people. The website scans the web using searchengines, social networks and technology sites to gather information relating to who you searched for.
KAYAK is a FREE travel search site that compares prices of hotel and airplane tickets for you. KAYAK helps people find the best travel choices easily by searching the data from hundreds of travel sites at once. KAYAK was created in 2004 and is now the largest travel search site.
Zillow.com is an online real estate market place based out of downtown Seattle. “The Zillow name evolved from the desire to make zillions of data points for homes accessible to everyone. And, since a home is about more than just data -- it is where you lay your head to rest at night, like a pillow - "Zillow" was born.” Interesting fact: Rich Barton is the Chairman and CEO of Zillow.com and founded Expedia.com before Zillow.com