This morning I saw these strange strings (!$title$! & $!text$!) in the RSS feeds of popular sites like TechCrunch and Inside CBC.
Twitter provides an excellent search engine but the problem is that Twitter Search is pretty useless for ego surfing – that’s because all hyperlinks on Twitter are in the form of short URLs so you’ll never know if that TinyURL link is pointing to you or someone else’s blog.
If you use blogs, FriendFeed or Twitter to monitor buzz around your favorite topics (say iPhone launch) - do check out Spy.
When you perform a web search on mobile phone using Google SMS, the SMS text message you get back from Google has two parts - web search results and a short tinyurl.
The WordPress App for iPhone is now live on the Apple iTunes store. The app supports both self-installed WordPress blogs and those hosted on wordpress.com.
With preferences in Techmeme, you can add links to major blog search engines like Ask Bloglines, Sphere, Google Blog Search, Technorati and IceRocket next to each of these stories.
Now that you know the basics of Amazon S3 and are equipped with tools to manage files on S3, let’s focus on how data gets stored on Amazon S3 using Buckets.
Registrations for .me personalized web domains will go live in the next few hours and new .me domain names will be issued on a first-come first-served basis.
WordPress has a Press It bookmarklet like Tumblr that auto-detects photos and videos on a web page and enables you to quickly repost these items on your own WordPress blog.
Optimized CSS files are small and hence load faster. This article has a list of some of the best online CSS tools that will tweak and compress your CSS styles and also remove unused styles.
Pic Shadow does just one simple thing – upload a picture and it will add a nice shadow to that image.
Google has added speech recognition capability in YouTube videos that enables you to search for text spoken in these videos.
What are QR Codes? How can I convert some text into a QR image? Can you decode QR Codes on the desktop ? Is it available for the iPhone.
Microsoft recently released a patch for Windows Vista (kb 955020) that updates the English and German language dictionary of Windows Vista to include these five words: Obama, Nazr, Friendster, Klum and Racicot.
The background of my Twitter page is done using profile images of all my Facebook friends captured via the picture collage trick.
amazon-reviews Amazon.com is a perfect place to read product reviews from real customers. If a product is popular and has too many reviews (like an iPod or a digital camera), you can use Pluribo to instantly summarize all these customers reviews into one short paragraph.
I Dose has a collection of free sounds that, they say, can help relax your stressed brain or make it more alert and improve the concentration level.
Imagine if you could open websites like the BBC or New York Times in write mode and change text or images on the web page as if you were editing some open wiki.