Full-service online graphic design & photo editor- buy or sell your creations

Photo editing, customized product design, & buy or sell online – using Fatpaint

Design online, put your design on products, and then directly purchase or sell your completed works of art. The online picture editor is packed with many options that are nicely integrated together. Use this app for simple photo editing or explore the many other available tools for creating advanced designs – from any computer or tablet while online.  Upload images, create a customized design, buy or sell your products (give out as gifts, for personal or business use, etc).

Starting your first design can be as simple as selecting an image from your computer or from the internet (the app is integrated with Wikimedia, Yahoo, Google, Flickr, Bing & Picasa), adjust the image colors, size, and choose from various effects… and you are finished!  Explore some of the tools for painting, drawing and arranging pages or look through the Gallery where you can find lots of customizable products for sale or to help kick-start your next creative design project.

The app provides basic tutorials to help you become more familiar with the many features and options and others that provide great details for creating some of the ‘power’ features such as Photo Touch-Up & Editing, Designing Sneakers & Your own T-Shirts.

The Free subscription offers 250 Megabytes of online storage space, 350 fonts, 70 vector clip art collections, 45 brush sets and 5.000 images from their collection. They also offer a Premium subscription where you get 750 Megabytes of online storage space, 981 fonts, 210 vector clip art collections, 127 brush sets and 15.000 images from their online collection and from within the editor, you can post products for sale on Zazzle… all for $29.00 USD a year!

Below is a sample list of some of the many products you can create displaying your customized graphic design, photos and artwork:
Apparel & Accessories:  T-Shirts, polos, sweatshirts, hoodies, jackets, tank-tops, pants, shorts, skirts, shoes, dresses, scarfs, toddler & baby clothing, teddy bears, towels, blankets, hats, bags, ties, umbrellas, dog clothing and more.

Paper Products:  Business cards, flyers, postcards, photo cards, labels, evelopes, bumber stickers, posters, greeting & note cards, letterheads, invitations, journals, calendars, framed prints and more.

Other Products:  Mugs, steins, iPhone & iPad cases, coasters, mouse pads, buttons/pins, keychains, refrigerator magnets, aprons, cd case, jewelery box, photo frames, pillows, ornaments, sports bottle, license plate frames, laptop sleeves, pet bowls and more.

Review of Basic App Features:

  • Photo Editinguseful web application
  • Vector Drawing
  • Brush Painting
  • Rich Text
  • Buy & Sell products designed by you
  • Effects & Blend modes
  • 2-D & 3-D Transformation
  • Multiple page layout
  • Thousands of fonts, images, cliparts & brushes

Summary Review and Grade

  • aplus grade appFree Registration
  • No Downloads
  • No Installation Required
  • Works on All Web-browsers
  • No Technical Experience Necessary – many tutorials available
  • Works Cross-platform – on all computer platforms – (Linux, Macs, Windows)
  • Supports pressure sensitive Pen Tablets

A great tool to utilize alongside your existing graphics software or as a stand-alone application because this really offers so many great and useful features “as is”. This is also ideal for not-for-profits, teams, groups and clubs that want to promote events and display creative ideas, slogans, causes, etc.  Take a look and see how easy and FUN this application can make creating you next design project!

To give it a try, visit Fatpaint.com

Secure Passwords and Important Documents like a Swiss Bank – for Free

Protect important documents & passwords, assign beneficiaries for free using – SecureSafe

A free online app designed to protect your important documents and passwords. Never forget your passwords again, keep your stored information online securely. The app makes it easy for you to access, retrieve and manage your secured information. The goal of this application is to provide maximum security and protect your digital documents and passwords while at the same time making it easy for you to access your secured information. View or retrieve your information at any time and from any web browser, on any operating system and/or from your smartphone app.

You can also easily assign beneficiaries to your digital assets in the event that something should happen to you. This will preserve your digital assets for you, your family, business partners and others as you desire.

The app uses encryption technology and strong authentication to ensure that your private information is always secure. The application technology is used by Swiss banks to their customers and to deliver confidential banking documents and statements. Lastly, the app also offers a built-in offline mode for iPhone and iPad so that you still access your information without a mobile network connection.

Review of Basic App Features:security app

  • Keep passwords in centralized & secure location
  • Secure important documents
  • Assign beneficiaries to your digital documents
  • Encryption and authentication secuirty
  • Technology being used by Swiss backs
  • Access even without a network connection

Summary Review and Grade

  • Free Registrationgrade b application
  • No Downloads
  • No Installation Required
  • Works on All Web-browsers
  • No Technical Experience Necessary
  • Works Cross-platform – on all computer platforms – (Linux, Macs, Windows, Android)

The free version provides for up to storing 50 passwords, 10 MB of storage data, an done beneficiary. The app offers three different paid options that all offer unlimited passwords and differ in the amount of stored data and the number of beneficiaries you may need.  The most expensive plan offers 100 GB of stored data and 20 beneficiaries for less than $13 USD/month.  The lower grade is a result that we would like to see more of the features offered with the free version.

To give it a try, visit the http://www.securesafe.com

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Free Online Large File Sharing – up to 2 GB

Send large files to several people at once for free – using WeTransfer

Online file sharing service that allows you to share large files (up to 2 GB) using only your web-browser and an internet connection. Simply select and upload the desired file, enter your recipient(s) email address, type a brief message (optional) and send to up to 20 people.

Once your file is sent to your recipients, you will receive an email confirmation notifying you that the email was delivered successfully. You will also receive another email each time that one of your recipients successfully downloads your sent file. No more guessing and no need to send follow up emails as the system provides these important notifications automatically.

Each file will remain active and available to download for up to 2 weeks from when the file was originally uploaded to the app server. After the completion of the two weeks, the file is deleted from the server to make room for more file transfers. Although the email with the uploaded file will be deleted from the app server, you and your recipients can always select to download the file and keep on your system before the two week expiration date. Even though you can enter all of your email receipt addresses at once, your recipients will not see the any of the other email addresses. The app automatically sends each email separately.

Files are also sent using an encryption technology service and the app provider promises that any email address entered is never stored in their database or shared. Once your recipient(s) receive your email containing the large file, they can also select to forward the email to others.

data sharing app

Review of Basic App Features:

  • Simple user interface
  • Transfer large files up to 2GB
  • Transfer files to 20 people at the same time
  • Multi-language user interface
  • Enter message with your file transfer (optional)
  • Receive email confirmation when successfully recieved
  • Receive email confirmations when successfully downloaded

Summary Review and Grade

  • No Registration Required
  • No Downloads to Usegrade a app
  • No Installation Required
  • Works on All Web-browsers
  • No Technical Experience Necessary
  • Works Cross-platform – on all computer platforms – (Linux, Macs, Windows, Android)

Simple, fast and easy to use. If you need to send a large file to others and find that your email system has reached the size limit, this is a great tool that offers security and provides notifications so that you know if and when others access your sent files. No registration required to use and your recipients do not need to register or install any software to access your uploaded files.

To give it a try, visit the http://www.wetransfer.com

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Free Online Word Processor and Chat Application

Free, fun, fast and friendly online word processor and chat – using PrimaryPad

Create documents, share ideas, and collaborate with others by simply copying and pasting the webpage URL and sending an email. The text is synchronized as you type, everyone viewing the pages sees the same text in ‘real-time’. The app also includes a chat option to exchange ideas and information with others without cluttering up the document and you also can track document revisions.  Once you are finished, select to export as word, plain text, PDF, and others. Your created documents are saved for 30 days and any updates are accessible through the original page link so no need to send emails to collaborators each time. Originally developed and designed by a teacher, this app is great for interactive teacher-student sessions but works just as well with your business colleagues and team/group members. The application does not provide a lot of rich features and is limited to a word processing application, you cannot upload or insert images, etc.

Review of Basic App Features:word processing app

  • Real-time text synchronization
  • Documents available for 30 days
  • Up to 50 people can collaborate
  • Chat functionality
  • Up to 50 automatic revision saves
  • Forever free version

Summary Review and Grade

  • No Registration Required
  • No Downloads bplus app rating
  • No Installation Required
  • Works on All Web-browsers
  • No Technical Experience Necessary
  • Works Cross-platform – on all computer platforms – (Linux, Macs, Windows, Android)

Basic version is a ‘forever free’ version and no free trial periods and you do not even need to register to begin using. The application does also offer a Pro account in which you can add features that include creating passwords to secure your documents and keeping a stored copy forever… We had to deduct a little in the grade because the features are limited but this is still a great and easy-to-use application that works very fast for collaborating with others on simple word processing projects.

To give it a try, visit the http://primarypad.com

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Online Project Management and Client Invoicing – Free

Track time, manage projects, & send invoices for free – using Traxmo

This free web-app offers a great way to work with your team and clients, track project times and progress, and create and send invoices.  Tracking your projects is simplified – track various projects, teams and even individuals assigned to different tasks, track team member log-in periods, and then bill your clients accordingly.

Once you create a project or task, you can setup alerts and receive project updates, add new tasks and/or reply to comments. You can also adjust permissions levels for specific team members.

Create and send professional looking invoices for your clients in a few clicks. Convert hours to invoices from project/tasks hours with one click. Customize your invoices by changing the colors and uploading your own logo.  Use the currency & language your clients speak by creating and then sending invoices to your clients using their currency and language. Send invoices directly to your clients by email. The app also allows your clients to print or download your invoices as a PDF to keep for their e-archived records.

The app features an easy-to-use drag & drop interface allowing you to create and design everything in a couple of clicks of your mouse. The application also provides a built-in search feature that allows you to search for tasks or comments by entering a keyword(s)

tax application

Review of Basic App Features:

  • Track projects & task time
  • Create & assign tasks
  • Add & reply to comments
  • Receive task & project alerts
  • Track team member logins, time spent on tasks & projects
  • Create & send professional looking invoices
  • Search comments & tasks using keywords

Summary Review and Grade

  • Free Registration – not Required to Try
  • No Downloads grad a app
  • No Installation Required
  • Works on All Web-browsers
  • No Technical Experience Necessary
  • Works Cross-platform – on all computer platforms – (Linux, Macs, Windows)

The free account provides up to 5 team members, 5 clients, 5 projects and 5 invoices.  They also offer a “Professional” plan that allows for Unlimited clients, Unlimited projects and Unlimited invoicing and charges by the number of team members you need ($5 per user/month). You can change your plan as the number of users change. You also pay monthly without the need for a long-term commitment.  This really is a great app to try for small teams, freelancers & consultants but can also be a good tool for larger teams and business types as well.

To give it a try, visit the http://traxmo.com

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