Cool Software and Websites: (All free unless stated otherwise)
- Bringo – handy service that lets you bypass annoying phone support queues (or waiting lines) and get to the company representative you need in a matter of seconds. [HowTo: (1) Find the company you’d like to call by category (credit cards, mortgages, loans, health care, etc), (2) Enter your phone nr. and (3) Wait for your phone to ring.]
- GlobalIncidentMap – global display (on a world map) of terror-related news and other suspicious activity.
- IMified – useful, no-install required, productivity-focused service that ‘integrates’ lots of cool stuff into your IM (Gtalk/Jabber, AIM, MSN Messenger) program. These include basic productivity tools like notes, reminders, todo’s, and access to a growing number of web applications (i.e. Basecamp, Google Calendar, RememberTheMilk).
- Roam4free – must-see service for all frequent travellers and mobile users with huge roaming charges. Roam4free offers special type of sim-cards (20 EUR / approx. 26USD) that can be used in 115+ countries. It lets you make cheap overseas calls, and receive calls for free in over 65 countries. (no call set up, per-minute billing, up to 90% discount on standard mobile rates, works on most mobile phones and virtually any network across the globe).
- SplashCast – “…enables anyone to create streaming media ‘channels’ that combine video, music, photos, narration, text and RSS feeds. These user-generated channels can be played and easily syndicated on any web site, blog, or social network page…“
- – online music player: Search for an artist/song, choose desired track and click to listen. Additionally, lets you create playlists, share them with friends, and let anyone listen in realtime to whatever you’re playing.
- Tag2find (Win) – cool utility to tag your files, for ultra-fast file access and navigation. Features: tag your docs, media and other files, browse/sort/filter files by tags, show your tags in a tagcloud, tag import/export, powerful tag browser, new-file auto-detect and a lot more.
- – fun community where you can post (via website, toll-free, mobile or email) rumors, news, and sightnings, and anyone with web access can read and rate them within minutes.
- User Script Compiler – web-based utility that can convert any Greasemonkey script to a Firefox extension.
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