Favorite web sites

I have a number of sites I frequent and do business with, but I'm sure there are plenty of great ones that I don't know about.  I'm interested to hear about the ones that you visit often.  Here's my list:

1.  Books, CDs, and sometimes other stuff:  Amazon.com

2.  Audio books:  Audible.com

3.  Movie rentals:  Netflix.com

4.  Online music:  Napster.com, MSN.com, Walmart.com

5.  Hardware reviews:  Tomshardware.com

6.  Online auctions:  Ebay.com

7.  Electronic payments, fund transfers:  Paypal.com

8.  Computer hardware:  Newegg.com

9.  Web email:  MSN.com, Yahoo.com

10.  Search:  Google.com, MSN.com

So, here are mine.  Let me know what yours are.


Comments (16)

  1. Andrei Ignat says:

    My list is the following:

    1. Read all kind of information through RSS

    2. Rent videos,DVD’s and buy books only if I can touch by hand ( i.e. see, read at least in hard copy)

    3. Web mail : google, yahoo

    4. Search : google, microsoft

  2. Kent Tegels says:

    1. Book, http://www.bookpool.com, otherwise Amazon.

    2. Audible. It rules.

    3. The last movie I rented was… Super Troopers?

    4. I don’t buy online music

    5. CNET

    6. Ebay

    7. Paypal. Duh.

    8. http://www.dit-online.com, but only because they are local.

    9. Gmail. The bob.

    A. Google and Start.Com.

  3. 1. Books, CDs, and sometimes other stuff: Amazon.com (or amazon.co.uk)

    2. Audio books: Audible.com, but only rarely.

    3. Movie rentals: Netflix.com

    4. Online music: listen.com (Rhapsody To Go Service)

    5. Hardware reviews (mostly for gadgets): cnet.com, amazon.com, engadget (plus, their RSS feed rocks!)

    6. Online auctions: Ebay.com

    7. Electronic payments, fund transfers: Paypal.com, http://www.bankofamerica.com (billpay)

    8. Computer and electronics: compusa.com, bestbuy.com (I like to be able to return stuff like this without hassle)

    9. Web email: http://www.hotmail.com

    10. Search: Google.com, msnsearch.com

  4. MSDN Archive says:

    For Andrei: why do you only rent DVDs and buy books that you can touch?

    For Kent: Super Troopers? You don’t get out much, do you? 🙂

    For everyone: You don’t have to limit your list to the categories on mine. Feel free to list whatever cool sites you want.

  5. Denis Gobo says:

    1. Books, CDs, and sometimes other stuff: Amazon.com

    2. Audio books: The library, convert to mp3

    3. Movie rentals: I don’t rent movies, no time to watch, I usually buy the movie

    4. Online music: Napster.com

    5. Hardware reviews: Tomshardware.com

    6. Online auctions: Craigslist, Ebay

    7. Electronic payments, fund transfers: Paypal.com

    8. Computer hardware: CDW, DELL

    9. Web email: Gmail, Yahoo, MSN

    10. Search: Google.com, Clusty.com

    11. Podcasts: podcast.net

    12. Tech news: Slashdot, CNET

  6. None of this will save you time; just take away from time spent on more important things:

    1. DVDs, Movies, CDs (reviews and the like): The DigitalBits.com

    2. Videogames: GameSpot.com

    3. Movie reviews: RottenTomatoes.com

    4. Movie database: IMDB.com

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