This week we bring more to listen to and to watch on Jolicloud, as well as some great tools to access, track, and visualize data.
The new Hulu Desktop is on Jolicloud to bring a lean-back viewing experience to your netbook! Flip between TV episodes and clips, and full-length movies with side-to-side clicker motions. The full-screen video just works! This application is only available in the US.
Traveling the world looking for quality DJ booths, the Awdio team connects listeners to live music from clubs, bars, and stages in real time. The new player lets you choose from over 100 venues feature in the music sources list, from Drom in New York to the SubClub in Glasgow or Privilege Coco Loco in Ibiza.
The Auteurs brings the concepts of an online cinematheque and a cinephile forum together in one place. Sign up for free and check out what’s available in your area – a number of movies are free to view in high quality. There are also forums to chat with like-minded members, and great film reviews on The Auteurs Notebook.
Liveplasma is a site that suggests new bands, movies or directors based on your existing taste, and Jinni recommends movies using its Movie Genome Project. Nasa TV is also on Jolicloud, to get the latest updates on NASA missions and follow them live.
This location-based service is based on your Twitter network with an added layer of social gameplay: Foursquare helps you to meet up with friends but also rewards you for exploring your city and being adventuresome. Check-in at the same location a few times, and you’ll become the mayor of that spot.
Mayomo (or Map Your Moment) is a powerful social network for mobile citizen journalists with a goal to display private views on public issues, via video reports. Ask for news and information from any country. The MaYoMo’s world map also includes Virtu, a Virtual continent where you can find content about computer games and virtual worlds.
With a visual approach to feeds, Spectives is a site that allows users to create ‘collections’ made up of the images illustrating new posts on the sites they follow. You can easily create your own collections or copy feeds and entire collections from other users.
When designer Nicholas Felton decided to convert his annual reports into an online service, he created Daytum, a site to produce attractive charts based on your day-to-day data. With over a million entries, the easy interface has been used for various purposes, including building sleek looking CVs.
Other applications to access and analyze information include Digg Labs, which features great visualizations of popular stories and topics on Digg, Readfresh, a service that watches your favorite sites for you, and Tineye, a reverse image search engine. Foller.me helps you find out more about other Twitter users, and Threadsy consolidates all your conversation threads into one interface.
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