Cool Websites and Tools [December 20th 2011]

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Searchco.de – is a very specialized search service focused on programming codes and snippets. When you enter a keyword, SearchCode looks through thousands of programming websites, documents and manuals to see if its part of a programming language. If found, SearchCo.de not only lists the full command. Read more: SearchCo.de: A Search Engine For Programmers

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AskMeEvery – If you need to track something but feel really lazy to use a spreadsheet or form to do it, AskMeEvery is a great alternative. It is a simple web service where you can create a question that will be sent to everybody through a text message. You can then reply to the text message with your answer, and it will be stored online. Read more: AskMeEvery: Store & Track Data Via SMS

 

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TubeCrush – is a blog and a platform for girls to share about crush encounters on the tube. If you are a lurker for cute guys that you may never see again, and you want to share them to the world, then this website is for you. There is no easy way to share photos on the website – you have to use the contact form to submit photos. Read more: TubeCrush: Share Photo Snaps Of Cute Guys On The Train

 

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Planefinder – If you are traveling, waiting for a loved one in transit, or simply just want to see a bunch of airplanes moving on a map, you should check out Planefinder. This tool, based on Google Maps, tracks airline flights as they happen in real-time. You can navigate through Planefinder by going through the major airport cities and zooming in on them. Read more: Planefinder: Track Flights Live & Replay Flights From Past

 

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QRpedia – Today’s smartphones can easily open up URLs received in text messages or extracted from images. But what if the page is not in your phone’s default language? Here to sort out this issue for Wikipedia pages is a web service called QRpedia, a simple web tool that lets you share Wikipedia pages in a better way. Read more: QRpedia: Get QR Codes For Wikipedia Pages That Appear In The Phone’s Default Language

 

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Comments (4)
  • Afaq Alam Ansari

    planefinder is awesome. Its real time capturing of flights is a great feature. Is this service provided by google??

  • Web Outsourcing Gateway

    Planefinder has also a version for ships called Shipfinder. I think Shipfinder is also cool. You should also add it in this list. It’s indeed cool and truly useful!

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