Cool Software and Websites: (All free unless stated otherwise)
- Ballhype – “… tracks more than 1,600 sports blogs to find great content so you don’t have to. Hype up the best stories, submit new links, or write your own posts, and let the fans decide.“
- MyxerTones – lots of free ringtones and wallpapers for your mobile. You can either upload a music file and make a ringtone yourself or get something made by others
- PDFCreator (Windows) – lets you print docs to PDF format within any Windows program. Plus other cool features, i.e. (1) print docs to PNG, JPG, TIFF, BMP, PCX, PS, EPS formats, (2) merge multiple PDF files into one.
- portable program that lets you create special type of shortcuts, i.e. for ‘turning off the monitor’, ‘restarting your PC’, ejecting selected CD-ROM tray, etc. (Windows) –
- Transformer – experimental utility for transforming your profile pics (JPG, JPEG, GIF). Make it look more asian, like a manga cartoon, botticelli type painting, etc.
- Wiredness – cool and easy-to-use online image editor(resize, crop…) and manipulation tool (blur, sharpen, red eye removal, round corners, …).
- WellToldTales – entertaining audio tales on a weekly basis. “Think of them as audiobooks, only shorter — 15 to 35 minutes, the perfect length for your commute, workout, whatever.“
- Where’s George – fun place where you may find out where that paper money in your pocket has been before it got to you (only US and Canada). Check out WheresGeorge’s top 10 Bills
Cool Articles and Tips
- Who has the best sorry page ? [365questions.org] – fun writeup, comparing ‘server-down’ pages used by popular websites (Digg, Reddit, Flickr…)
- Convert your video for Apple TV [macworld.com] – play DVDs and other video through Apple’s set-top box
- The 85 Piece Mobile Search Tool Kit [readwriteweb.com] – search tools for your mobile
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