Cool Software and Websites: (All free unless stated otherwise)
- eSnailer - send free postal letters to anywhere in the U.S.
- Glubble - here is something for your little ones. Gubble is a free and impressive parental control suite for Firefox. It turns your browser into a locked environment where kids can only surf Gubble-approved sites.
- l8r - service to compose and schedule future emails. “… many people use l8r to email their future selves and track personal goals.” (free account limited to 3 pending messages at a time). Alternatively, checkout FutureMail or Thunderbird’s Send Later.
- Phozi - simple service that lets you add some fun to your images.Share them with others on your profile (Myspace, Facebook, iGoogle, Xanga, etc.).
- Plaxo - excellent web-based address book, Calendar and ToDo list service. Syncs with Microsoft (Hotmail, …), Google (Gmail, Gcal), Yahoo, AOL, the Mac, Thunderbird, and mobile phones.
- Sk-rt - Digg-like news service for girls.
- SocialPoster - handy configurable utility for submitting websites to multiple social networks and bookmarking sites all at once.
- Yuntaa - online file storage, backup and sharing service. Features: file sharing, easy image/video/audio sharing, backup/restore services, sync. yuntaa-stored files with your desktop, and more. (Free account is restricted to 1GB of storage)
Cool Articles and Tips:
- Hack DNS for lightning-fast Web browsing [computerworld.com] - Quick tip to speed-up your connection speed.
- New Antivirus Rankings [tech.cybernetnews.com] - Find out which one is better.
- Podcasting Toolbox: 70+ Podcasting Tools and Resources [mashable.com]
- HowTo: Create an RSS embedded desktop [instructables.com via LifeHacker] - Haven’t tried it myself, but looks cool.
- Have a say in what Google says about you [lifehacker.com]