Cool Websites and Software: (All FREE unless stated otherwise)
- BudgetPulse – feature-rich personal finance management and expense tracking service.
- Chess – online chess game. Play against someone you know or challenge computer.
- Dafont – hundreds of excellent text fonts for use in your documents or logos. Both for Windows and Mac.
- Genoom – useful service that lets you create your family tree, discover new family members and stay in touch (See Demo). Another such site is Geni.
- – features over 200 applications that can be used on iPhone.
- MIT OCW – free online courses and lectures from MIT. Over 30 subject fields covering both undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral training programs. Check out list of available courses here.
- – online note-taking and task management tool for students. Features include: (1) create, save and share your notes, (2) search through notes, (3) manage tasks, (4) save notes as docs, and more.
- – up to 10 minutes of free calling talk time. All you need to do is to enter own and destination number, no registration required. Seems to work in US only.
- WinTabber (Win) – handy program that lets you merge several open windows programs into a tabbed interface and navigate them like browser tabs. Demo.
Cool Articles and Tips:
- U.S. government web sites you didn’t know you could use [lifehacker.com]
- [tech.co.uk] – a connection speed of 40GBps
- How top bloggers earn money [businessweek.com] – get to know some A-list bloggers and how much they make.
- GigaOM Top 10 most popular MMOGs [gigaom.com] – in case it’s unclear, MMOG stands for Massively Multiplayer Online Game (aka MMO)