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I got the idea from Jason Calcanis, but here are 5 favorites of mine. Enjoy, post your own.
Name: Roomba 530
Description: Press a button, it vacuums your place
Importance: I work long hours. The Roomba lets me maintain a tidy, clean spot without costing me 45 min a week I to vacuum three times a week. Press a button, and it does it every day.
More info: www.irobot.com
Description: a desktop application to help you search, manage and maximize your twitter experience
Importance: You are limited in the ways that you can use twitter online. Tweetdeck expands and erinchces that experience by providing additional options.
More info: www.tweetdeck.com
Description: A Firefox plugin that lets you view your Google reader feed in a magazine style format.
More Info: www.feedly.com
Description: It’s a warehouse for your sharing, pics, bookmarks, RSS feeds, social networking accounts, instant message status messages, friendfeed rounds it all up and shares it in a consolidated, social way.
Importance: With the “like” and “comment” features, you always get pipping fresh hotness from your expanded social circle.
More info: www.friendfeed.com
Function: A digital video recorder that learns what shows I like to view, and automatically records them.
Importance: Top notch interface, suggestions are spot on. The best DVR experience out there.
More info: www.tivo.com