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.
Have you ever tried to express who you are and what you do, on a single web page? Do you already have a business website up and running, but you’d like another one that reveals other sides of your personality? And would you like your one page online presence to link to your main site, to show updates from your social profiles, and include a contact form?
about.me lets you do just that. You can create a one page online ID, with photos, bio, apps, and links, and you can start connecting with people on the about.me page straight away. And sure enough, you can also get in touch with anyone from your social networking circle and even outside of it with your short, personal URL, for instance, about.me/jamrelian. You even get a free about.me email address to promote your page, and business cards too, if you are heading into that direction.
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.
Do you have a free Dropbox account? This means you have a Dropbox folder where you put all kind of data that is saved in the cloud, and also synchronized across all your devices. Thanks to Site44, you can now create multiple websites inside your Dropbox account for the world to see.
It’s very easy to setup your website: just go to www.site44.com and click the big, blue “Sign in with Dropbox to get started” button. Sign in into your Dropbox account and allow Site44 to access your Dropbox account. You will now be able to create up to 5 websites into your Dropbox folder: click the “Create a new website” button and pick a domain name for your site. You can use a site44.com subdomain, like mysite.site44.com, or you can use any domain name you already own (like www.mysite.com).
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.
If for some reason you never got to try Pinterest, now may be a good time to do it. Previously you needed an invitation to sign-up, but that’s no longer the case. Anyone can now sign-up for free, without waiting.
Launched in 2010, Pinterest became the fastest-growing site ever, and it’s now considered to be the third largest social networking site, behind Facebook and Twitter. Women account for 60 percent of Pinterest’s visitors.
On Pinterest users collect photos and images in an elegant virtual pinboard, with boards for fashion clothes, beauty products, well-designed technology, architecture, or anything else they want to organize and share.