MUSIC, VIDEO & PHOTO
The best video curator around, 5by filters YouTube videos to deliver only the best ones to you, no matter what your mood. With all the less-than-great videos out there, it’s hard to find good ones to watch. 5by searches for videos actually worth your time. You tell them what you want to watch (music, comedy, etc), and they select a video they know you’ll love.
Giphy is a video search engine, but specifically for gifs. Gifs are more popular than ever now, and finding the right one can be tricky. Whether you’re looking for a gif of cute laughing babies, or Britney Spears, you can now find them all in one place. You can even create your own and submit it to the website for others to use.
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Qello is an extensive online library for HD concerts and music documentaries. Their inventory includes concerts from the 1920s to today so you can either experience a concert for the first time, a relive one you’ve already seen. Don’t be deterred by their membership fee because you’ll get unlimited access, and watch concerts commericial-free.
GE’s Focus Forward is a series of 30, three minute videos about innovators from all corners of the world. These are inspiring people, who are making the world a better place through innovation and invention. The award-winning series was shown during 2013 Sundance Film Festival, and are bound to impress and inspire you.
Familiar helps you send a little bit of love to your friends and family. The photos you select on familiar will automatically be set as desktop backgrounds for the recipients. This service is aimed at those who may be less technologically inclined. Cut out the confusion, get your pictures where you want them to be–on the screens of your loved ones.
With Chordify, you can turn any song into the chord version so you can learn how to play it on your instrument. You can convert any song from either YouTube or your own personal collection. You can then play along with your piano or guitar, and learn how to play it! Chordify even guides you along the song with a visual chart so you know which notes to hit.
Jelly Note is the online meeting spot for musicians that allows them to share their original creations. You can find covers of all your favorite songs, and find any score you’re looking for. Jelly Note was created by musicians because they understand the needs of their fellow musicians. A cool feature is you can play a song, and Jelly Note will give you direct feedback about your performance to enhance your skills.
Everyone wishes they could learn to play the guitar. Maybe you are an aspiring rock star, or you maybe you just want to know some chords. Instinct brings you through basic guitar instruction using sophisticated note recognition technology. Learn specific songs, or learn the rudiments. All you need is a microphone, and your axe.
Create an awesome slideshow with Slide.ly. You can import your own pictures from your personal collection, Facebook, or Instagram, and then add the music of your choosing to add your own personal touch to the slideshow. Facebook has too many photos, and Twitter not enough. Slide.ly is all about being creative, and choosing what you want to share and how.
For those of us who can’t afford to download Photoshop, but still need to edit our photos, Photo Cat is the perfect tool. This is an all-in-one editing program that lets you crop, filter, and frame your image. After you’re done editing, you can even create a collage with your finished product. The best part? The service is free!