If you’re someone who has trouble distinguishing Arial from Verdana and Georgia from Times New Roman, Identifont could be of some help.
Online tools and web services – not to be confused with desktop based software.
Hide Text will convert text into images that will not get indexed by search engines.
Have you ever picked up the phone to call someone, only to realize that you didn’t know how to pronounce that person’s name? Have you ever read a name but had no clue how to say it? Is your name commonly mispronounced?
Lyrster is a Google CSE based lyrics search engine which searches 350+ lyrics sites to help you locate any song by simply typing in just a few words.
URLMetrix is a site to quickly check all popularity indicators – Pagerank, Traffic Ranks, Backlinks, Bookmarks etc – for any web site.
Kwout, the online screenshot service, has released an interesting feature – Context Sensitive Kwout – that automatically detects the relevant parts of a web-page and skips the rest in the final screenshot image.
Simple Map Generator is a simple tool to create world maps using the Google Chart API.
Most URL Shortening services suffer from being fairly opaque, often resulting in embarrasing situations for the unsuspecting viewer.
NoVirusThanks is a simple online virus scanner which can quickly check suspicious files for viruses, worms, trojans or spyware.
Statbrain is a online web stats tools that helps you guess the number of page views on any site using a combination of Alexa rank, backlink counts from Google, Yahoo and some other unknown factors.
This tool displays the current state of mind of all NYTimes’ readers in just one word.
Notifu lets you create polls or surveys online and users can cast their votes via email messages, SMS, voice mail or IM clients including Google Talk, Yahoo! Messenger, Windows Live and AOL.
Password cracking programs typically use the dictionary attack or the brute force method to break your strong passwords. And they don’t really need a super-computer for guessing passwords, just enough time depending on how strong or weak your original password is.
Dabbleboard is an awesome online whiteboard that turns your random mouse scribbles into perfect shapes.
Jottit is perhaps the simplest website creator you could wish for. All you have to do is write some content inside that big text box, click create and your website is up and running the next moment.
Domain names, especially .com based ones, are very hard to get. Domai.nr allows you to search for unconventional domain names like del.icio.us or blo.gs in case the .com variant is not available.
Say you’re writing a book, and you need to name a German character, how do you do it ?
Tip of the Tongue: Find that word that you’ve been thinking about all day but just can’t seem to remember.
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.