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This App Sends Postcards To Offline Loved Ones—And Could Positively Change Your Life

It’s about time someone reinvented the humble postcard, because getting a postcard is one of life’s really fun things. Unfortunately, sending postcards sucks. They aren’t personal, they often sport terrible designs and it’s a pain finding a place to mail them. Tandem Lane is social media for those not on social media. It’s a brilliant […]

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Conceivable Helps Women Who Struggle To Become Pregnant—Get Pregnant

Many young people assume that getting pregnant will be a given. When they get older, many find out that it’s not only not always a given, but it can be quite tricky—or even seemingly impossible. Now women who thought they may never have children are finding hope through Conceivable, whose CEO and co-founder Kirsten Karchmer […]

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GoButler Is Making Everything You Do And Don’t Want To Do ULTRA Convenient

Anyone who hasn’t been living under a rock for the past few years is familiar with Carson, the head butler on Downton Abbey. Carson represents the ultimate in pampering and convenience; he gets things done and deals with hassles so the family he works for doesn’t have to. If you’ve ever dreamt of having your own Carson at your […]

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Everfest: the Best Way to Find Festivals You’d Want to Attend

Everfest exists to help you unearth festivals you want to attend. It’s a simple mission, but a goal that isn’t necessarily easy to accomplish. In case you’re wondering what makes a festival a festival rather than a mere event (you’re not alone), Everfest defines it this way: a festival is a celebratory, interactive, inclusive, offline and recurring event. […]

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Beyond Pricing Can Increase Your Airbnb Earnings 40%—Automatically

If you’re already renting out a spare room, a home or an apartment using Airbnb you’re going to go gaga over Beyond Pricing, a service that can quickly pick the perfect listing price for you. If you haven’t already jumped on the Airbnb bandwagon, maybe Beyond Pricing’s awesomeness will convince you it’s time to dip your […]

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Wiper Let’s You Make Secure Calls and Erase Chats from Friend’s Phones

In the world of post-Snowden privacy revelations, consumers have become more attuned to securing their information and communications (to the extent that they can). So it’s no surprise that security-focused chat apps are gaining in popularity. Apps like Wiper (which is available for both iOS and Android). The feature that really put Wiper on the map—and helped […]

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FanFootage.com Lets You Watch A Concert Or Event From Multiple Angles (With Perfect Sound)

Editor’s note: this is a guest post by Vinny, CTO of FanFootage (YCombinator 09 batch alumni with a different music company).With FanFootage.com, fans can watch an event from multiple angles and jump between angles. For every video uploaded to us, that fan gets their video back sounding perfect.Fans like to capture their personal memories at gigs. Unfortunately most […]

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The 60 Best Men’s Fashion Startups, Apps and Blogs

Guys: you know how it is. You want to look good without having to go to the store, without having to spend too much money and without asking for too much help (or some combination of the above). Ya, for most dudes, shopping for clothes plain sucks. It’s not usually fun—it’s just necessary. But that’s just […]

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100 Incredible Resources for Tech Entrepreneurs and Startups

Dude. Startups are hard. But they are also fun. And life-changing and depressing and full of risk and reward. For those of us who call ourselves entrepreneurs, we can’t help ourselves. We’re chasing that crazy weekly growth rate. We’re all about that hustle. People think we’re crazy. Sometimes we are. But we’re always looking for […]

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Roost Is The Marketing Platform Publishers Can’t Ignore

In the last few months, DailyTekk has amassed thousands of new subscribers. No, not email subscribers. Not Twitter or Facebook followers. Roost subscribers. If you are a website owner you need to install Roost RIGHT NOW. You will thank me profusely. I promise. Roost is a web push notification platform. You know those notifications you […]

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The 3 best new Chrome extensions

Chrome is my favorite browser and judging from our analytics, it’s the preferred browser of the majority of our readers as well. That being the case it only makes sense to get some awesome new extensions in front of you. I should say, however, that my favorite new Chrome extension (possibly of all time) is […]

Top Five Mistakes to Avoid in Mobile UX Design

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Alon Even—VP of Marketing at Appsee. Developers, publishing houses and companies are all engaged in some form in a constant learning process that teaches them the best ways to create engaging and top selling mobile apps that will hopefully realize immediate success. There are also some common […]

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Stop Missing Life’s Most Important Photos

The best photos aren’t always the prettiest, but it’s the prettiest that get shared on Facebook and Instagram. There are many ways to share photos with friends and family but none stand out in my mind in terms of uniqueness and usefulness as Cluster. Cluster allows people to build private, collaborative photo albums with friends. […]

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Self-Storage Used to Suck

We all have junk memories that we’ve got to store somewhere. If you have run out of room in your basement, closets, garage and shed (assuming you have one) and you have already exhausted the storage areas of any friends and family willing to give your stuff asylum, you really only have one option left: […]

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Oh Dang! From Instagram to Oil Paintings

“That’s insane!” was the first thought to run through my head when I first saw what the creative talent at PIXELI.ST was capable of. I’m really excited to get to introduce you to this company if you haven’t run into them yet. Most companies are doing their best to turn the physical world digital but […]

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Marquee—A Tool For Easily Publishing Gorgeous Content

You could say I do a lot of writing/blogging. Some of the articles I create take over 14 hours to produce. That’s a lot of time staring at a screen and working within an interface (WordPress for me, currently). So with that information as a point of reference, let me tell you that I was […]

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MOS Is a Sleek, Useful Cable Management System for Apple Devices

Technically the MOS is a magnetic cable organization system designed to compliment MacBooks, but it looks more like a dazzling sculpture. It’s one of those, “Why didn’t I think of that?” products that was successfully funded on Kickstarter. Greg Petersen, the co-creator of MOS, puts it like this: “It is such a simple idea that […]

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Good.Co Helps You Figure Yourself Out

Have you ever wondered what makes you tick? If you are interested in discovering your personality type, you should check out Good.Co. It’s a self-discovery network that helps you find out how compatible you are with friends, co-workers, jobs and even companies. Using a metric called FitScore, an algorithm determines similarities in things like attitudes, […]

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what3words: An Alternative to Zipcodes

Are you ready for an interesting alternative to the postal code system? Personally, I love it when someone rethinks an idea that has been around for decades upon decades. what3words has mapped every 3m x 3m square in the world with 3 words from the dictionary, providing each square with a unique, memorable 3 word […]

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Sprig: Dinner On Demand

Bottom line: The price is right for hassle-free food selection, delivery and payment. Get in on a good thing before everyone else by signing up to be notified of expansion right this minute. How would you like to eat food crafted by former Google executive chef Nate Keller who has cooked for some pretty amazing […]