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.
Online tools and web services – not to be confused with desktop based software.
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.
The traceroute command, known as tracert in Windows, helps you figure out the amount of time it takes for your computer to reach any website. You can also identify the path taken by Internet packets to reach the destination server starting from your local machine.
Read Wikipedia articles, refer to Google Maps, watch YouTube videos, view Flickr photos, inside Microsoft Office Word, Notepad, Adobe Reader or other Windows applications without opening any browser.
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.
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.
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.
GIF Make is a web based GIF edit that can be used for creating GIF slideshows, editing GIF animations or for combining multiples GIFs into one.
Bit.ly is the best web service for compressing long web addresses into short URLs that can be shared in email messages without truncation.
Sensible Units is a web based unit conversion service that helps you visualize complex units and measurements using real and more sensible objects like CDs, golf ball, Harry Potter books, elephants or even AA batteries.
Privnote is a free web service that helps you send secrate notes over the Internet. You get a link to the note, and once that link is clicked the note is deleted so it can only be seen once.