Cool Websites and Tools (edition #137)

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(1) [NO LONGER WORKS] Countdown2Zero – Want to count down to a big football game? Maybe trash talk with your buddies before the long-awaited movie release. Enter Countdown2Zero, a website where you can create your own count down timers and share them with others. Read more …

(2) FLVPlay – Adobe AIR app that lets you search, play and download Youtube videos right from your desktop. Read more: FLVPlay – Youtube Video Player and Downloader.

(3) [NO LONGER WORKS] iLocker – Secure online storage for your text notes. Securely store and encrypt up to 64.000 characters of text. Read more: iLocker – Secure Online Locker for Text

(4) Kotatsu – Having troubles with HTML tables? Enter Kotatsu, a web-based HTML table generator where you can create HTML tables without writing a single line of code. Read more: Kotatsu – Easy HTML Table Generator.

(5) [NO LONGER WORKS] PalBee – Online conferencing service where you can video conference and chat with up to 5 people at the same time. Read more: PalBee – Free Online Video Conference and Chat.

(6) PicArtia – Upload an image from your hard drive or web and quickly convert it to an attractive photo mosaic. Read more: PicArtia – Make Photo Mosaic Online.

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(7) Serchilo – With Serchilo you can perform quick searches on many essential websites using simple shortcuts. Read more: Serchilo – One Search Engine for Every Search Type.

(8) [NO LONGER WORKS] Streamzy – Quick online music player where you can search and listen to your favorite music online. If you’re a registered user you can also create and store music playlists. Read more: Streamzy – Listen to your Favorite Music Online.

(9) Typeracer – Improve your touch typing skills with this really cool online typing game. The goal is to type the given text accurately and make your car reach the finish point ahead of the others. Read more: Typeracer – Improve your Typing Skills.

(10) XSketch – Yet another addictive multiplayer game. The idea behind XSketch is similar to Pictionary where you sketch a picture with the goal of helping other players to guess the word behind it. Read more: XSketch – Online Multiplayer Pictionary Game.

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Comments (2)
  • Kay

    Kotatsu XD what a name for a program… Sounds warm

  • Joe boomer

    My friend has a pretty nice web tool for Youtube videos so that you can download them, although you can’t watch them from there. It also works for other video websites at well. It’s at video.flixey.com. but then again, FLVPlay uses adobe air so it’s kinda different.

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