Cool Software and Websites: (All free unless stated otherwise)
Gmail Paper – “…Now in Gmail, you can request a physical copy of any message with the click of a button, and we’ll send it to you in the mail.” It’s 100% free. Forget text mails, they can also print your photo attachments on high-quality paper and send it along.Sorry, apparently this was Google’s Joke on April’s Fools Day.
- Ghost – newly released web-based operating system
- Postful – cool service that lets you mail a postal letter just by sending an e-mail (Fees: 99 cents for the 1′st and 25 cents for each additional page). For a couple of similar services along with something for handling incoming postal mail as well, check out ‘A way to Send/Receive your Postal mail online‘.
- SmartSheet – intelligent, web-based smartsheet (i.e. Excel docs) collaboration service (Free account is limited to 5 spreadsheets and 10 mb storage)
- Tansmission (Mac, Linux) – lightweight, feature-filled bittorrent client
- Workhack – extremely simple, no-sign-up required ‘to-do’ management service. Features: prioritize tasks by colors and size, share tasks (via tasks page link or an RSS feed), view completed tasks, etc.
- Yahoo Music: Lyrics – newly added feature on Yahoo Music. Lets you search lyrics by artist/song name, or browse it by popularity
- Yoname – ‘social profile’ search tool. Lets you search for anyone across several social networking websites, i.e. Myspace, Linkedin, Digg, Facebook, Friendster, Match and Xanga. You can search by email, user ID or full name.
Cool Articles and Tips
- The Monster List of Freelancing Job Sites [freelanceswitch.com] – you can also check out my former post on 20 Websites anyone can make money with
- 10 Most Commonly Used Passwords Online [threadwatch.org]
- Have Windows Notify You When You Accidentally Hit the Caps Lock Key [howtogeek.com]
- 10 ways to get the most out of your Apple Remote [simplehelp.net via lifehacker.com]
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