Google Maps URLs are pretty unwieldy especially when sending over an IM, tweet or email. MapOf.it provides you a quick way to link to Google Maps by simply specifying the address of the location as a search parameter.
Online tools and web services – not to be confused with desktop based software.
In what can only appeal to the most fanatic Twitter users, this washing machine sends you a notification on Twitter when it's done washing your laundry.
Which tool is perfect for embedding Excel spreadsheet data into websites?
If you’re someone who has trouble distinguishing Arial from Verdana and Georgia from Times New Roman, Identifont could be of some help.
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.
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.