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.
Online tools and web services – not to be confused with desktop based software.
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.
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.
Usernamecheck allows you to check the availability of your preferred username on 63 different social sites.
Nothing looks more unprofessional than a couple of spelling mistakes on your site so here’s an online tool that will help you quickly spell check an entire web page though it wont’ fix these errors for you.
If you’re looking for a dead simple online image editor to perform only the most basic image editing tasks, Google Appengine based Picjuice is the answer.
Yahoo recently introduced a web based tool called Smushit to help you optimize the size of web images without affecting visual quality.
Ubiquity is a new Firefox plugin that can be used as a command line for creating simple Web mashups. Check this simple tutorial on how to write a new Ubiquity command.
Schmap is like your virtual business card â€“ key in your contact address, website URL, phone number, email or any other details that you want to reveal in public and it creates a personal web page for you with all this information.
WriteMaps is a web based tool that you helps you quickly draw a conceptual diagram of your website online for free. You may also use the tool to plan the layout of an upcoming site or for generating the sitemap of an existing website.
Issuu web based PDF viewer renders slides as images instead of Adobe Flash – this is useful as it will enable people to view your PowerPoint decks on mobile phones or inside web browsers that do not have Flash plugin.
MyTextFile is an online text editor that also supports full screen mode for distraction free writing. You can log into MyTextFile with your existing Google Account as it is built using the Google App Engine.