Internet

Compact your Firefox Context Menu with FFChrome

Like the previously mentioned Firefox Menu Editor, FFChrome is a new Firefox addon that lets you trim the contextual menu of your Firefox browser to show just the most useful commands.

Finch Formats Web Pages for Slow Internet Connections

Finch is a free web service that strips web pages of all extraneous content (CSS, images, Flash, metadata, frames, etc.) so you’ve less data to download on your slow internet onnection. Use it to speed up your browsing on dialup, mobile phones, or anything else that’s slow, as well as make Internet cheaper for pay-per-megabyte plans.

Google Custom Search with fewer ads

Google Custom Search allows you to create a custom search engine for your site. The problem is the advertising is sometimes too intrusive, even when no results are found.

Get Orkut on your iPhone; Orkut Events Coming Soon

The iPhone version of Orkut is more feature-rich than the older mobile version in the sense that you now read friend updates, delete scraps and even view photo albums right from the iPhone.

Digg to Replace Digg Spy with Big Spy

Digg has decided to retire Digg Spy, their live activity feed. When it was first released, Digg Spy was a nice tool to discover popular content posted on Digg in near real-time.

Amazon Reduces S3 Storage Prices

Amazon has reduced prices of their Simple Storage Service aka S3. I use Amazon S3 to store all the CSS files, external scripts, web images and the site performance has improved since then because outsourcing to S3 puts less load on the Apache server.