Cool Software and Websites: (All free unless stated otherwise)
- for iTunes: (1) Autorate – auto-sets the rating for all tracks in your iTunes library according to how often each track is played/skipped. – cool iTunes visualizer, (2)
- [NO LONGER WORKS] Peepel – online word processor and spreadsheet (i.e. Excel) utility. Features include: remote access, file sharing, document collaboration (without overwriting earlier versions), integrated contact manager and more.
- – handy utility for students that lets you quickly create and print custom notetaking sheets (blank, ruled, graph) for any of your classes.
- Ficlets – two fun places to engage in collaborative writing. Write something of your own (can be a chapter or just a couple of lines) and enjoy seeing others taking it further. |
- – property search engine for Europe (over 1,800,000 properties in 45 European countries)
- – yet another community for user-generated video manuals and ‘HowTo’s. Browse videos by tags, categories (music,sports, food, tech, …) or popularity (top rated, most commented, most viewed, etc.)
- TheLaptopLock (Win) – cool invisible utility that lets you remotely wipe out (or encypt) sensitive data from your PC in case it gets stolen. It’ll also try to find out as much as possible about the place from where your PC was last connected to the internet.
- – directory featuring tons of handy tools for webdesigners and programmers. Lets you add, organize and track your favorite tools from provided account.
- (1) – free, unlimited overseas calling from US, (2) – same from UK (supports O2 Peak/Off-Peak, Orange/T-Mobile both Peak and Off-Peak), (3) – and also from Ireland
Cool Articles and Tips
- HowTo: install Linux applications in OS X [simplehelp.net]
- The 10 coolest Apollo apps [mashable.com]
- Top 5 TiVo hacks (for non-hackers) [zatznotfunny.com]
- 15 coolest Firefox tricks ever [lifehack.org]
- 10 reasons it doesn’t pay to be “The Computer Guy” [lifereboot.com]