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My image Sundial-Damia – Before mechanical clocks were built, people relied on devices like sundials to tell the time using the sun’s shadow. While we fortunately do not have to use that anymore, it still qualifies as a cool thing to do. Damnia.net has a great resource that lets you create your own vertical sundial based on your location. Read more: Sundial-Damia: Make Vertical Sundial In Seconds

My image Copy Fixer – The title might have some of you a bit confused. I mean, can’t we already copy paste the URL of a webpage? It’s just Ctrl+C on the address bar and then Ctrl+V wherever we want to paste, right? Well, Copy Fixer saves you the trouble of clicking on the address bar, and also copies the title of the page. Read more: Copy Fixer: Firefox Add-on To Copy Paste Webpage Title & URL
My image Natter – Facebook and Twitter are the biggest social networking giants currently online. Many people have accounts on both these networks and spend a considerable amount of time updating each. Natter helps by providing a way to synchronize these accounts. Natter is a simple and free to use online service that automatically synchronizes your Facebook and Twitter posts.
My image Tldr.it – Is there an RSS feed you have subscribed to but read only parts of? If yes, then you need an RSS feed shortening tool. For this you cannot use the regular URL shortening services. Instead, you need to pay a visit to Tldr.it. Tldr.it is a free to use web service that will shorten an RSS feed for you. Simply enter the feed’s complete URL into the site.
My image OnePagePerDay – If you are a writer, be it a big shot fiction novel author or an average web content writer like me, you must have heard of the term writer’s block – a state of mind when you just can’t write. I think One Page Per Day could be a perfect tool to cure that. It shows a blank page without any clutter every day and it wants you to write on it. Read more: OnePagePerDay: Write A Page Every Day

 

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  1. laboratory
    December 8, 2010 at 4:08 pm

    Twitter has an official sync. module to post on facebook:

    https://twitter.com/widgets/fa...

    And from the other end:

    http://blog.facebook.com/blog....

    Here you have how to link facebook to twitter.
    Although you can only link pages not profiles.

    Cheers.

  2. MOin
    December 8, 2010 at 3:51 pm

    @laboratory: Hi. I don’t think Facebook and Twitter offer synchronization / auto-posting to each other without any apps. Natter will auto-post your Tweets on your Facebook wall – if there are links to images, the metadata will be automatically detected and displayed on the wall. When people comment on the auto-posted Facebook post, the comments will be communicated to you on Twitter – all thanks to Natter. If you have accounts on both Facebook and Twitter and you actively use them both, give Natter a try.

  3. Abhijeet Mukherjee
    December 7, 2010 at 6:44 am

    The tool is made using Google App engine. Hence, it requires you to login using your Google or Twitter account. And regarding security/privacy of what you write, the data is hosted by Google and the service also has a strict privacy policy. For more, check this - http://www.onepageperday.com/c...

  4. laboratory
    December 6, 2010 at 6:15 pm

    Natter - isn't that what Facebook and Twitter does without any applications? Strange...

    Cheers.

    • MOin
      December 8, 2010 at 2:51 pm

      @laboratory: Hi. I don’t think Facebook and Twitter offer synchronization / auto-posting to each other without any apps. Natter will auto-post your Tweets on your Facebook wall – if there are links to images, the metadata will be automatically detected and displayed on the wall. When people comment on the auto-posted Facebook post, the comments will be communicated to you on Twitter – all thanks to Natter. If you have accounts on both Facebook and Twitter and you actively use them both, give Natter a try.

  5. laboratory
    December 6, 2010 at 7:15 pm

    Natter - isn't that what Facebook and Twitter does without any applications? Strange...

    Cheers.

  6. AMAZING WEBSITES AND PROJECTS
    December 6, 2010 at 6:34 am

    One Page Per Day is a good idea, but...

    1. the need to login for a so simple app is useless and annoying, and...

    2. how can we be sure that what we write isn't stored also on their servers?

    • Abhijeet Mukherjee
      December 7, 2010 at 5:44 am

      The tool is made using Google App engine. Hence, it requires you to login using your Google or Twitter account. And regarding security/privacy of what you write, the data is hosted by Google and the service also has a strict privacy policy. For more, check this - http://www.onepageperday.com/content/faq

  7. AMAppZON.com or AMAppSTORE.com
    December 6, 2010 at 7:34 am

    One Page Per Day is a good idea, but...

    1. the need to login for a so simple app is useless and annoying, and...

    2. how can we be sure that what we write isn't stored also on their servers?

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