Normally when you work with separate computers, there are not many ways you can share your bookmarks. Chrome has worked out a brilliant bookmark synchronization strategy that automatically keeps all your bookmarks updated but for this you need a Google account. Moreover many other browsers do not have such synchronization features. Having access to your bookmarks therefore, is quite a problem. And Historious is its solution.
Are you thinking of holding up a vote on your website or blog? Holding an online poll is perhaps the easiest way to do this. And thanks to Flisti, creating online polls had never been easier.
Flisti is a free and user friendly website that assists visitors in poll creation. There is nothing to download or install – everything happens within your web browser. Moreover no registrations or account creations are required. You can jump right into the poll creation process.
Many people believe that news channels keep their sponsors’ interests in mind and broadcast biased views on news. It is believed that the simplest solution to this is user-generated news: news reported and shared by average people. Of course if you have something about your area to share, it might be quite some time before your local news channels airs it, if at all. This is exactly why online user-generated sources are great to publish and share news.
If you feel that your instant messaging client is not satisfying your video chat needs, do not try downloading and installing any other applications. Give video chat facilitating websites a try. You are bound to find something that will let you video chat the way you want. The best part is that you will not have to install any new applications on your computer.
Finding text on a webpage is something that can be helpful in a number of situations. In the web browser Mozilla Firefox you can search for text on a webpage by using the “Ctrl+F” key combination. This pops up a mini-window at the page’s bottom from where you can search for a word or phrase. You can use the “Highlight All” option to highlight your search item wherever it is on the webpage.
If you have been using your computer for some time, you already have separate applications installed for image editing and drawing. But if you are using somebody else’s computer, you might not have the administrative privileges required to install new programs. In this case online apps come quite in handy. Rather than looking for separate web apps for image editing and drawing, you should pay a visit to “Mugtug.”
Website developers often have to employ CSS grids to complete their designs. Coding the CSS grids from the beginning can be quite a hassle. To facilitate their creation, online CSS grid layout builders can be used.
Below you will find a list of 17 great online CSS grid builders that will surely help any web developers. See which online tool will suit your needs best.
All computer owners want their machines to startup as fast as possible. Unfortunately there are some programs that initiate with your startup and slow down the overall process. A way out of this would be to put your computer in Hibernate / Sleep mode and never shut it down. But this technique does not speed up the startup – it only avoids it.
The best way to speed up your computer’s startup, without changing its hardware, is to deselect some startup programs. One way to do this is pressing the “Windows Logo + R” key combination and typing in “msconfig” then heading over to the Startup tab.
If you find yourself bored at work and have the artistic streak in you, you should probably busy yourself with working on a drawing project you can later show off to your friends. Instead of going the traditional way and sticking to pencil and paper, you should explore the arena of computer aided drawing. Chances are you do not have software installation privileges on the work computer you use therefore online tools would be the best way to go.
The icons you get for your computer’s shortcuts are separate from developer set icons. While creating a program, web application, or website developers have to come up with small images for buttons, shortcuts, etc. The icons used here come in the form of developer icon sets.
You can find many free great developer icon sets online. They often come in ZIP files; the images contained in the archives can be used in private projects by the developer; some of the icon sets allow the developer to use them in commercial projects as well. Below you will find 15 of the best developer icon sets you will come across on the web.
Twitter is a social network that lets you make friends and follow their updates. If somebody is updating their status too frequently, their updates can hijack your news feed hiding updates from others. On the other hand, if somebody has stopped using Twitter, he / she is taking a spot in your friends and followers list for no reason. For these and a number of other reasons, you might want to clean up your Twitter friends list and unfollow some people.
If you try to do this manually you will have to make observations on who is tweeting too frequently or not tweeting at all. Needless to say this manual operation will be very time consuming if you have many Facebook friends. A much better cleaning option is ManageFlitter.
The internet has recently seen a lot of progress in the field of online collaboration. When we are working on a project as a group and group members have to work remotely, online collaboration becomes a wonderful way to bridge the physical gap.
Below you will find 10 websites which I feel are great for brainstorming and working as a group. Check each one out and see which one suits your group project best.
I use two computer machines – a desktop and a laptop. I run Windows on both. Whenever I create a new file on either machine, I back it up on the other. Many people use this system of manual backup which is quite time consuming. A much better alternative is automatically file synchronization and one of the best programs for this is Bvckup.
Online maps help us get directions to places we want to go. They also help us discover new places in the area we live. Some website even let us tag certain locations with notes which can be shared with friends and family, forming a travelogue.
If you are looking for such a tool to get maps and directions, then give my list below a read. You will find that each entry is unique and useful. See which one will suit you best.
Getting your site’s visitors to interact with one another can have many benefits. Site visitors will talk to one another and develop a site community which discusses site changes and lets you know what is going good and what needs improvement.
One way to enable visitor interaction is by providing online instant messaging features. Envolve does exactly that for your site.
Over the course of your computer usage, data accumulates and sometimes it is spread out over different parts of your hard disk. Consequently your computer has to search for different places on the disk to access data. This is called disk fragmentation and considerably slows down your computer’s overall performance.
On regular hard disks, regular disk defragmentation is highly advised. This process rearranges data and makes it easier for the computer to find what it is looking for. Windows Vista and 7 have built-in defragmentation features but for somebody new to the process, Smart Defrag is the best tool.
If you are somebody who downloads movies off torrent and other file sharing websites, then there is a good chance you do not get subtitles with your downloaded movies. Although many websites are online to help you search for subtitles, most of them have multiple entries for the same movies and a trial-and-error procedure is required to get the right subtitles. A much better alternative to all those sites is the installable program titled simply Subtitles.
Many freeware typing tutor programs can help increase your typing speed and accuracy. But if you want a simple application that guesses which word you are about to type and automatically fills in the letters, then eType is what you need.
eType is a freeware currently in its beta. The downloadable app is compatible with Windows and sized at almost 5 MB. Installation is quite standard and you will have it up and running in no time.