Today in Cool Websites and Tools, we take a look at 5 cool websites, including a tablet comparison service, a price monitoring tool, a private search engine, a time tracking extension, and a calculator to compare mobile plans. Read on!
Tabletrocket – Are you planning to purchase a tablet and want to see how the different devices compare to each other? Check out TabletRocket.com. It’s a new review website that compares all of the tablets on the market based on different attributes. It will show you head-to-head comparisons and summarize the pros and cons of each device, so that you can find the device you need.
Pricify.me – A tool that allows you to monitor prices of products across various e-commerce sites and get alerts when the price goes down. You can monitor prices using a provided bookmarklet that allows you to go to any ecommerce site and monitor prices by simply clicking the bookmarklet. In addition to monitoring products, Pricify is also a great platform for you to discover new and exciting products.
Zeekly – With issues cropping up regarding NSA surveillance in major search engines, some people are turning to alternative sources to protect their search activity. One of these is Zeekly, a new search engine that claims to be completely private (i.e. they don’t store data on their users). It pulls queries from different search engines anonymously and offers strong SSL encryption (2048 bit).
Mind The Time – This Firefox extension lets you keep track of how much time you spend online, and where you spend it. Mind the Time provides you with a widget that displays the time spent at the current site and the total time spent on the web today. It also gives you a summary page with detailed data for the past 70 days, 10 weeks, and 6 months.
WSJ’s Wireless Savings Calculator – This is a cool online calculator that the Wall Street Journal has created to help us understand complicated Mobile-phone plans. It provides a really simple wizard that lets you set your needs and then shows you what it would cost on each carrier. It’s a great way to compare the plans side by side and decide which is best for you. The calculator only compares plans offered by the four biggest U.S. carriers: AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint and T-Mobile