Shiny things from the web

Archive for January 2008


January 30, 2008

Qtrax is a P2P music application that enables users to download their favourite tunes…for free..legally. The company has made licence agreements with the four major record labels: EMI, SonyBMG, Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group. The jukebox keeps its music free to the consumer with ad supported downloads. Definitely one to watch. Advertisements

Drawball Time Lapse

January 28, 2008

I’ve been a big fan of Drawball for a few years but only recently stumbled on its playback feature which enables you to see one year’s worth of design at a speed of 40 hours per second.  Some serious talent out there as well as some serious spoilers. Quite a contest between them.


January 28, 2008

There are lots of sites out there which allow you to search for free full length music streams but Songza just works and looks better than most. Give it a go.

Eric Myer Photography

January 27, 2008

Nice little face changing tool on the Eric Myer Photography site. Play around with the top and bottom sections of people’s faces. Dead simple but good fun. Very similar to this:

Hair Mixer

January 27, 2008

If you’ve ever fancied a dramatic new hair-do without the hassle of taking a picture of Angelina Jolie or David Beckham down to Toni and Guy’s, then check out Upload a pic of yourself plus a pic of who you want to be, tweak a couple of settings and see the new you. Here’s […]

Now Play It

January 27, 2008

Now Play It is a brand new digital initiative which aims to teach you how to play the guitar to your favourite songs. Only this time, we’re not talking bearded tutors in a north London bedsit. You learn the chords from the artists themselves. When i first discovered this site the Top 10 downloads included […]

Hire A Granny

January 27, 2008

If, like me, you’re a little short on grandparents these days, then you’ll have a severe lack of winter woolies in the back of your wardrobe. Fear not, for Net Granny’s are on hand. These aging minxs will knit you a pair of socks or muffs for just shy of 20 Euros. Annelies is my […]