FatURL comes in handy in so many scenarios when you need to share multiple links. Say you need to attach several links to your resume of the projects you have worked on and want to reduce the time going one by one would take. Or you need to present your potential business partner multiple links of the websites of different business partners you already work with, in a tidy, professional manner. FatURL is your one stop shop in either case and in many more.
Online presence is a must for most of us whether because of work, utility or pleasure and web service providers make it easy to sign-up for their services. We all have many (too many?) accounts opened across the web because sure enough, it’s nice to stay in touch with people on Facebook, to shop online at Amazon, or to get the latest news in the mail.
But quitting, if for any reason you want to, is made much harder by Internet companies. It seems that some want to hang on to you at any price and make the process of leaving them as hard and frustrating as possible. This conscious arrangement is called “dark pattern”, which may include, for instance, the delete account button to be hidden in an unrecoverable corner of the service’s website, or having to have a lengthy phone call with a customer service adviser.
Opening our business (and personal) email inboxes often feels like opening Pandora’s box. The dozens (hundreds?) of important but unanswered, deadlined, or unread messages turn into evil threatening monsters, that we have to face sooner or later. Whether in 2 hours, 2 days, 2 weeks, or in 2 months, but they have to be dealt with.
But how to lose the human factor and remember replying each one on time? There is an easier and more effective way of that than keeping a to-do-list so lengthy it would take as long to read it as to reply those messages (provided you do not forget to check the list). FollowUpThen offers a highly efficient way to keep your weighty messages attended to, by sending you email reminders. And you get unlimited email followups for free.
There comes a time in each and every kid’s life when they first hear about the fantastic time machine. Whether it happens while reading H. G. Wells, while watching a science fiction movie or a cartoon, or because dad can not come up with a better bedtime story, the idea of traveling back in time to see the past, is too appealing to be dropped.
And it is not only kids that have the desire to see lost civilizations, cultures, exciting and mystical places and witness past historical events. Let us be honest: we, mature, rational thinking adults have it just as much. The only difference is that we come to the sad conclusion that it is just not going to be made possible for a good while. But deep inside? The spark of desire to rewind and witness human history never dies.
To forget is human. To forget to buy the ice cream sandwich we promised the kids. To call home after the gig. To pack sun cream for the holiday. The place we put the piece of paper with the phone number we need to ring.
But even if we had the IQ of Albert Einstein we could still struggle. Once he forgot his own home address when sitting in a cab, and another time the destination he was travelling to on a train. But anyway. As long as we do not forget to grab our mobiles and tap Google Keep, or to add a note online, we are safe.
LiveStation is an interesting and quick way to explore the world news, while having a real-time feeling. You see what’s on the news right now, in various parts of the world.
First of all, you have the usual suspects, like CNN, BBC, or Al Jazeera. They are free to try for a week, and require a subscription. But you also get a lot of completely free news channels.
Note: Unfortunately this offer is no longer available.
Calling all expert and novice graphic designers! Xara Xtreme 5 is back in town, this time for free! Can you believe that? You can get the full download version of the software, as previously sold for $89, till 29th April 2013, completely free of charge!
What’s the catch? No catch, except for the great software you get. To make it easier for its support team to provide excellent service, the company prefers customers use an up-to-date version of the software. There is still a huge number of the earlier versions running on old systems out there. That’s why the special offer! Users of the downloaded free version can upgrade to the latest Xara Photo & Graphic Designer at any time.
If you are stuck in an awkward conversation and you are praying to be saved by the bell, this app might be just the thing you are looking for.
Fake-Call Me is an Android app for smartphones that generates a fake call with all the necessary elements so that people won’t know whether you are lying or not.
What’s fantastic about this app is that you can easily adjust the time when you receive the fake call, the name of the caller and the ringtone.
Worried that your PC, notebook or tablet has been infected with a virus? Get a second opinion using Trend Micro HouseCall, one small and free program that you download and run without installation, and let is scan your system for viruses, worms, Trojans, or spyware.
Of course, any computer should be protected by an updated and always running anti-virus or security suite. There are a lot of options here, including completely free and paid solutions. However, there are many cases in which a product like Trend Micro HouseCall is a great solution.
PwnedList is a free web tool that allows you to check if your online accounts have been compromised by hackers. The service has built the largest database of stolen credentials by indexing the locations where hackers post stolen data. All you have to do is enter your e-mail address and see if it’s on the list of hacked accounts.
There are many ways in which your email and password can be hacked. For example your company’s servers can be breached, or you may get a malicious piece of software that starts sneaking around on your computer. Along with security measures like choosing a strong password and changing it often, keeping your system and antivirus up to date and not using insecure computers or Internet connections to check your accounts, a service like PwnedList can bring you more peace of mind.