26 Feb 2009
Quickly Set an Egg Timer in your Browser
E.ggTimer lets you create an online timer via an easy-to-remember URL. It will also make a sound so you can have the timer tab running in the background while you work on other tasks.
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E.ggTimer is a simple but innovative web tool that lets you create an online timer via an easy-to-remember URL.
For instance, the web address shown in the screenshot image will set a new timer in your browser to beep after 59 seconds.
To create a timer, type http://e.ggtimer.com in the address bar and append the time in plain English. Example usage:
The tool will also make a sound when the countdown is over so you can easily have the timer tab running in the background while you continue to work on other tasks. Thanks Lifehacker.
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