Cool Websites and Tools [July 18th, 2011]

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Morse – If you thought Morse code only belongs in old spy movies, here is a surprise for you. Morse is a jQuery plugin that you can embed on your website and get your text annotated with Morse code. The tool also has a readily available table that you can use to look up the Morse code for any English language alphabet. Read more: Morse: A jQuery Plugin & Convertor For Morse Code

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AV By AIM – Most voice chatting applications support video chat as well. However the video chat support is usually restricted to 2 people. If you would like to have a video chat with more friends, you should check out a service called AV by AIM, a simple and free to use web service that is currently in beta. Read more: AV By AIM: Easy Video Conferencing Service For Up To 4 People

 

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99Shoutbox – A shoutbox has always been a great addition to blogs and website. This embeddable tool can live anywhere in your website, leaving a door open for visitors to interact with each other or leave a message for you in real-time. 99Shoutbox is an easy-to-install and easy-to-use shoutbox script that also lets you collect voice messages directly and start a chatroom within your website. Read more: 99Shoutbox: Create Instant Embeddable Shoutbox For Your Website

 

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FeedsAPI – To stay in touch with your favorite websites, the best method is to subscribe to its RSS feed. But the feed view often requires you to click a bunch of links before you can read the text. Here to help you with this matter is FeedsAPI, a free web service that can convert feeds into “all text” forms. Read more: FeedsAPI: Get Articles In A Feed To Be Expanded To Full View

 

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Welcome Applet – Facebook is a social network where people not only keep in touch with their friends, but also with their favorite celebrities and brands. If you are running the official Facebook page of a celebrity or brand, then you need to ensure your page stands out from the crowd. To help get this ‘outstanding factor’ you should check out a Facebook tool called Welcome Applet. Read more: Welcome Applet: Get A Custom Facebook Welcome Tab For Your Account

 

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