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My image Slowcop – If you are trying to compare the speed of your site with the speed of a competitor’s website, then you cannot rely simply on the time it take for each site to load up in your browser. To conduct a proper speed test, you should pay a visit to Slowcop, a tool that scores the speed of your website out of 100.

My image Ookaboo – There is no dearth of tools when it comes to searching for free images on the web, but probably none of them are as smart as Ookaboo. Ookaboo is an intelligent image search engine that uses the Semantic Web API to intelligently categorize your results. Read more: Ookaboo: An Intelligent Image Search Engine
My image PlaceKitten – If you are working on a website design, you might have numerous empty frames that you intend to fill with images later. These empty frames can be filled by images of kittens to give your work-in-progress a great ‘cute’ look. To get these kitten images for custom frame sizes, check out a site called PlaceKitten. Read more: PlaceKitten: Use Pictures Of Kittens As Placeholders
My image Micromobs – Finding references and other text from long email threads can be a tedious matter. What you could use is a way long email threads are converted into neatly organized conversations. This is precisely what MicroMobs does, a free to use web service that sorts out your long email threads for you. Read more: Micromobs: A Web Service That Sorts out Conversations in Long Email Threads
My image – Since they are very long, magnet links are difficult to share. These links cannot be shortened using traditional URL shorteners. For them, you need to use a web service called Mgnet.Me, a URL shortener specifically for magnet links. It works exactly like a traditional URL shortener. Read more: A URL Shortener To Make Magnet Links Shorter


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  1. Tonecor
    April 28, 2011 at 4:10 pm

    placekitten? para que sirve

    • Aibek
      May 7, 2011 at 12:50 pm


  2. Madhav Tripathi
    April 28, 2011 at 9:25 am seems useful for shortening magnet link to share on social media sites however I never tried to shorten a magnet link.

  3. Madhav Tripathi
    April 28, 2011 at 7:25 am seems useful for shortening magnet link to share on social media sites however I never tried to shorten a magnet link.

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