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Cool Websites and Tools (edition #158)

Posted: 17 Jul 2008 05:13 PM CDT

'extra' post Check out some of the latest makeuseof discoveries. All listed websites are FREE (or come with a decent free account option). No trials or buy-to-use craplets. For even more app reviews subscribe to makeuseof directory. Want to submit your application to MakeUseOf directory ? See how here.

(1) BigString - Access MSN, Yahoo Messenger, AIM and Gtalk online, from a single webpage. Unlike other web messaging services, BigString conversations are self-destructing and automatically vanish from the screen after a short period of time. They can’t be copied from the screen or even screen-grabbed, they are not stored anywhere online either. Read more (incl. video) : BigString - Virtual Instant Messenger and eMail Shredder.

(2) Impact Calculator - Ever wondered what happens when meteorite hits the earth? Impact Calculator gives you interesting details such as estimated damage, impact energy, visual representation of the resulting crater and so on. Read more …

(3) Fileai - Allows you to securely send large files from one PC to another. Nothing to download or install. Read more …

(4) PDTool - Find out whether or not some work published in the USA is protected by a copyright law and requires permission for use. Read more: PDTool - Is it Protected by Copyright?

(5) Pill Identifier - Search extensive database and get information about pretty much any pill based on its appearance, color, imprint, number or name. Read more: Pill Identifier - Identify Pills by Name, Appearance or Color.

(6) Subyo - Add subtitles to Youtube videos and share them with friends. Read more …

(7) TelePixie - Schedule wake up calls, reminders, weather forecasts, severe weather alerts, stock alerts to your regular phone line. Read more: TelePixie - Wake Up, Alert and Reminder Calls.

(8) TextureKing - Need quality textures for your designs and artworks? Get them on Free both for personal and commercial use. Read more: TextureKing - Free High Quality Texture Photos.

(9) Thsrs - Online synonym finder that takes any word and find its shorter synonyms. Read more …

(10) Tune Us In - Upload any mp3 song, cut out the part you like and convert it to a ringtone. You can then either forward it to your mobile phone (US only) or download it to your PC. Read more: TUI Converter - Convert MP3 to a Ringtone and Send it to Mobile.

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