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Fusion Radar: November 7, 2012

November 8th, 2012 - by marissa - Salt Lake City, Utah

Keeping up with technology is a lot of work. Luckily, we enjoy wading through the noise just to find the gems of awesomeness sprinkled throughout. Fusion Radar is our gift to you, Current or Potential Client, so that you can enjoy all of the awesome without any of the drudgery. Unwrap it each week, and know that you’re loved by the geeks and pixel-pushers at Agency Fusion.

Javascript Territory

Javascript Territory is the ultimate Javascript source, where you can find nearly 900 different JS libraries, along with useful tools and applications.

Google Refine

This is a useful power tool for anyone who has ever been wrestling with messy data. Google Refine helps you clean up data, transform it from one format into another, extend it with web services, and links it to databases like Freebase.


Connect cloud storage to your apps without hassle using Mover, an API that gives you one integration for every cloud storage. While it’s not free, Mover seems like it’d be a useful tool for anyone who’s frustrated with learning the intricacies and arbitrary ruls of dozens of different APIs.


Automate tasks, make your business software talk to each other, and create integrations that push data between dozens of different web applications without having to write any code, with Zapier.


PayLinks allows anyone to create single or recurring payment requests, and then generates a link you send on to customers. They then authorize payment, and the funds are deposited into your bank account. It’s sort of like an individualized PayPal.


Along with Amazon SES, Sendy  is a self-hosted email newsletter application that lets you send trackable emails, complete with reports, subscriber, and list management. There are other services identical to Sendy, but they are much more expensive.


WorkableHR simplifies your hiring process by letting candidates apply with just their LinkedIn profile. That’s convenient all by itself, but that’s not all this system does. It also allows you to make customizable career pages, create custom screening questions and requirements, provides keyword matching, and keeps your hiring data organized and simple.

The Presenter

Of all the things in this week’s blog post, this has got to be the most impressive. The Presenter touch wall (not touch screen, touch wall) is a massive 65″ LED LCD HD display with 32+ touch points, an integrated i7 computer, and a width of just 2″. It seems perfect for just about anything: board rooms, presentations, museums, and even as a distraction for kids.

Worldwide Browser Market Report

Ars Technica just published an article with vital statistics on different browser usage, mobile browsing, and browser adoption trends. (Much to our chagrin, IE still holds nearly 50% of the market share.)

Worldwide Browser Market Report