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(1) [NO LONGER WORKS] Buzzword – Flash-powered online word processor. Includes all basic Microsoft Word features, fast and has an excellent user interface. Suitable both for individual usage as well group collaboration. Fully compatible with Microsoft Office documents (import / export). Read more: Buzzword – Online Word Processor.

(2) Definr – Incredibly fast online dictionary (150ms for each search). Read more: Definr – Fast Online Dictionary.

(3) [NO LONGER WORKS] FlashPhone – Make free phone calls (both local and international) directly from the browser. No client installation necessary, all you need are headset, computer, necessary flash drivers and broadband internet connection.

(4) Jango – Create own radio stations and share them with friends. Jango radio stations are like random playlists that consist of songs from the artists of your choice. Read more: Jango – Listen to Favorite Music Online.

(5) iDesktop.tv – iDesktop.tv offers an alternative way to browse Youtube, … a better one. It has a way more interactive interface, provides an option to download videos to your PC, plus a wide range of visual adjustments.

(6) [NO LONGER WORKS] MagMyPic – Fun site where you can upload a personal picture and turn it into an really cool magazine cover.

(7) [NO LONGER WORKS] MailBucket – Finally, a service that lets you forward emails to your feedreader.

(8) RoundPic – Simple online app to add rounded corners to you images. Read more: RoundPic – Rounded Corners for Any Image.

(9) VidMetrix – Multi-site video uploader and viewership tracker. Upload any video to up-to 9 most popular video sharing sites at the same time, track total viewership stats, share stats with others, and more.

(10) Wirdea – Got too many ideas? Track them with Wridea. This handy app allows you to save and organize ideas online, and collaborate on ideas with others. It can also be used as a basic project management application. Read more: Wirdea: Keep Track of Ideas.

NOTE: These are just half of the applications that were added to our Directory in the last 3-4 days. To keep up-to-date on all directory additions subscribe to MakeUseOf Directory here (via RSS or email).

  1. Liviu
    November 29, 2007 at 12:24 pm

    Buzzword has the best UI from all the online office apps, but it's not as fast as Google Docs.

    • Aibek
      November 30, 2007 at 1:36 pm

      Yeap, when it comes to speed Google is always the winner.

  2. Dawn
    November 29, 2007 at 9:49 am

    I have picked up more truly useful ideas from your site than just about any place else.

    Thanks,
    Dawn

    • Aibek
      November 30, 2007 at 1:34 pm

      It's going to get just better and better. ;-)

  3. Amebaid
    November 29, 2007 at 12:30 am

    i liked the mail bucket service alot .. also buzzword
    thanks for that post ...

    but i don't know if this is problem or not the flashPhone not loading

    any idea ??

    • Aibek
      November 29, 2007 at 9:00 am

      Maybe it was experiencing some server load. It's definitely up now.

  4. Linda Martin-Peoples
    November 29, 2007 at 6:16 am

    I just tried MagMyPic...
    what a cute idea!
    ~Linda~

    (Of note to Internet Marketers:
    Check this site out for hints and tips;
    I like the way they've got a link to be your 'friend on Myspace',
    A Social Bookmark button,
    An 'email to a friend' option,
    and an 'Email us with your feedback' option.)
    And the site is extremely well optimized for ease of use.
    Pretty good! Someone there is on the ball!)

    • Aibek
      November 29, 2007 at 9:01 am

      :-)

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