This tool pairs Rotten Tomatoes rankings with Netflix content to help you make better streaming decisions. It might be the best-named site of the year.
As far as inspirational figures go, we have Walter Cronkite, Steve Martin, and this daily email. Equal parts current world events, Americana, dry wit, and eBay shopping suggestions, it’s always welcome in our inbox.
People share (and overshare) a lot of information on Twitter. The best way to digest it all? Ignore it, and wait for this email summary of the previous day’s most popular articles to read at your leisure.
Hook up your Google calendar and Facebook account and this service will send you an email each morning detailing the day’s birthdays, scheduled meetings, and local weather forecast.
The story of your life is buried somewhere in your Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Foursquare, and Instagram accounts. This tool mines the information from those services and uses it to create a stunning graphical biography – all with just a few clicks.
After featuring this app in its first iteration as Read It Later, we balked at covering its update to Pocket (we like to keep things fresh). Instead, we included it in our old-is-new roundup. Yet, when we sat down to discuss our most-used, most-beloved sites of the year, “Pocket” was the first word out of everyone’s mouth. It’s no understatement to say that this app, which bookmarks articles from across the Web for offline reading on any device, has changed how we consume content.
Guide • December 31, 2012
Which sites and apps are we still regularly using come year's end?