Preview Short URLs with PrevURL

Most URL Shortening services suffer from being fairly opaque, often resulting in embarrasing situations for the unsuspecting viewer.

Did you fall for TwitterRank ?

TwitterRank, a ranking algorithm for Twitter users which currently tops the Twitter search topics, is an elaborate but probably harmless prank.

The Best Mobile Plug-in for your WordPress Blog

If you looking to make your WordPress blog / site more mobile friendly, look no further than MobilePress – it's a free WordPress plugin that instantly provides a great looking mobile version of your site.

Market Share of Email Services on the Web

Hitwise released their stats for the 20 most popular websites based on traffic to that domain. The list also includes the top four email websites and is therefore a good way to measure the relatively popularity of different email services.

Translate RSS Feed with Google Reader

Google Reader now provides an option to translate RSS feeds to your native language. So the next time you’re subscribing to a feed in a foreign language, just check the “Translate into my language” option.

Sun to Offer MSN Toolbar (cum Silverlight?) with Java

MSN Toolbar and Silverlight for Java Users - This is part of a new deal between Sun and Microsoft to promote Windows Live Search and other Microsoft products like Hotmail and Live Messenger among Internet users who have Java on their desktops.

Text Links from .edu or .gov Domains Are Not Special to Google

A popular belief among the SEO community is that links from .edu or US gov domains carry lot of weight in the eyes of search engines and hence, if any of these trusted sites link to your own site, your natural rankings in Google will get a boost.

Quick Online Virus Scanner

NoVirusThanks is a simple online virus scanner which can quickly check suspicious files for viruses, worms, trojans or spyware.

Internet Explorer to shift to Webkit ?

Steve Ballmer has indicated that Microsoft might consider using Webkit, the open source rendering engine used by Apple Safari and Google Chrome, in future versions of Internet Explorer.