You don’t have to settle for a staid, text-only signature for your Gmail account: with a little image manipulation and the help of Google Drive, it’s possible to insert images and even links to your social media accounts (or any other part of the web). Here’s how to set it up in a few minutes.
A few years ago, trying to move to an online-only existence wasn’t a practical option, but now long-serving web apps have grown more powerful and you can now do almost everything in a browser that you can do on the desktop (albeit in more limited form). Here’s our current picks for the best online apps out there.
Gizmodo Reviews Editor Sean Hollister and I have a problem: we’re long time friends but we totally suck at communicating over email. We misunderstand each other and fight a lot. It’s terrible. Today I found a web app called “Crystal” that promises to fix that. It’s editing this post right now.
Say goodbye to the rest of your day. Because after playing with this web app that turns your webcam feed into a realtime stream of ASCII art, you're not going to want to do anything else ever again.
Up until now, Chrome's Web Apps have been trapped in your browser, living with the rest of your internet like glorified tabs. Well, Google's putting an end to that today. A new breed of Chrome Apps is here, and they live on your desktop.
Little Outliner is a new editor from Dave Winer that automatically saves text locally. The HTML5 web app is a super simple, super straightforward way to create outlines.
What should you order for dinner? Dish.fm is a new iOS and web app that pulls from thousands of reviews on Yelp and Foursquare to help you decide specifically which dish is the best.
The concept of privacy on the Internet is naive at best. Fact is everybody tracks what you do online. Collusion for Chrome, however will show you exactly where your information goes when you're served a cookie.
We music fans are large; we contain multitudes, to borrow from Walt Whitman.
Google seems to pick and choose when they'll make a native app and when they'll go the web route with iOS. For Google Music, which is still in beta, they chose the web app route and it's actually still pretty good.
VUDU, the streaming movie and TV service, is trying to cut Apple out of the profit picture by circumventing the App Store with a webapp. This way, Apple doesn't get money off of VUDU's movie sales and rentals.
High resolution icons and the pull down to refresh feature are finally coming to the Gmail web app on the iPhone. Awesome! But, uh, will anyone notice? I mean, does anyone even use the Gmail web app?
Chrome: Many of your favorite sites have their own Chrome extensions that offer offline browsing, powerful searches, or other features. There's a Web App for That is a Chrome extension that, once downloaded, gives suggestions for future extensions based on the sites you visit most often.
Take it from Office Web Apps-with over 30 million users, they know a thing or two about reaching the masses. Sure, we now live in a world where it's possible to find out what your third cousin once removed is eating for dinner at this very moment, or what your buddy was actually doing last Saturday night, but despite…
Reading is easy! But finding good stuff to read isn't, you have to cut through all the webby fat to get an interesting article. Summify combs your your Facebook, Twitter and Google Reader habits (it peaks at data and analyzes your social networks) and sends an e-mail with 5 articles to read per day.