The 12 Best of 2012: Day 3

Numbers 6, 5, and 4 on Our Best-Of List Are . . .

Picking our favorite stories of the year isn’t easy. Like children and GIFs, we love them all in their own way. But ask us which sites and apps we’re still regularly using come year’s end, and we’ll tell you these.
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 6  Scoopinion

This genius browser add-on learns your reading preferences and emails you articles it thinks you might like. The recommendations (much like the technology behind them) are pretty remarkable. »

 5  Sunrise

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. »

 4  Vizify

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. »