Cool Software and Websites: (All free unless stated otherwise)
- CashBoard – online service to help you efficiently track your business projects: create projects and assign tasks to others, log time spent on tasks, auto-send invoices and payment reminders, etc.
- EasyPost (Canada) – send regular paper letter mail to any mailbox in Canada for free.
- Interclue – handy browser addons that lets you preview link contents by placing your mouse cursor over it. Opens a mid-sized pop-up window that holds page screenshot, short summary, and some other info about the page. For similar alternatives see Link Preview Tools.
- Koolwire – in case you need free, no-hassle way to convert some document to PDF format, then this is for you. Simply send the document to ‘PDF@koolwire.com’ and shortly after receive it back in PDF format. For more comprehensive conversion solutions see All-In-One File Converters.
- Musicmesh – one more service for free Music Videos. Musicmesh has a nice-looking visual guide helping easily discover related albums.
- NowNow – “Send us an email with a question in the subject. … We will quickly email you up to 3 answers back.” (e.g. What is the top hit drama series on TV these days?, What is the best family activity to do in Seattle this weekend?, etc.).
- Stockvault – hosts over 7000 royalty free, high resolution images.
- Tweetr (Win, Mac) – desktop client for Twitter with lots of cool features. Must-see tool for all Twitter fans. [requires the Adobe Apollo Runtime]
- Yapta – did you know that you can get a refund (or credit) from the airlines on a purchased ticket if the price drops. That’s exactly what Yapta helps you with, see list of supported airlines here
Cool Articles and Tips
- Death By Lawyer: 10 Cool websites we miss [mashable.com]
- 20 Things I learned from The Internet [kludgespot.blogspot.com]
- Cool things you can do with Google [lifehack.org]
- The Essential Guide to piracy [crunchgear.com] – excellent writeup on web piracy
- HowTo: Automatically upload a folder’s photos to Fickr [lifehacker.com]
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