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Wirewize

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

Wirewize

With all the gadgets I have, I sometimes need help getting them hooked up so that they all work together. But with Wirewize, I’ll never be confused again. Wirewize is a Web site devoted to helping you sort out your wires to get everything connected properly.

To begin, click on the Get Started button. That will take you to the registration page. All you need to do is… Continue reading

Tiled Backgrounds Designer

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

Tiled Backgrounds Designer

Why spend hours searching the Web for free background tiles for your Web pages when you can make your own? Not only is it free, but the application is very easy to use as well!

When you start, you’ll be on the Image tab. Here you can select the image you want tiled on your background. There are tons of different shapes to choose from. Some… Continue reading

Stain Buster

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

Stain Buster

Welcome to Good Housekeeping’s A to Z Stain Removal Guide! No matter how hard you try, you’re going to run into a stain you have to bust at some point in your life. So, why not arm yourself with some great stain fighting tips?!

The stains are broken down into four tabs: A-C, D-K, L-Q and R-Z.

You’ll find tips for removing the normal food stains… Continue reading

Associated Content

Monday, July 14th, 2008

Associated Content

So, have you ever wanted to get paid for writing a how-to or just ranting about something you’re passionate about? Or, maybe you made a how-to video or wrote some music you’d like to share. Either way, this is the place for you! Depending on how much they like what you submit, you could be paid anywhere between $3 and $20.

To begin, I suggest searching the… Continue reading

Repair Pal

Friday, July 11th, 2008

Repair Pal

I have to admit that I’m leery of taking my car in for repairs. I always fear the mechanics will only see a woman and they’ll have dollar signs flashing in their eyes, because I might not know what they’re talking about. I’ve had salesmen try to talk me into purchasing extra services completely unrelated to my car problems, but unfortunately for them, I know my car!… Continue reading

Bomomo

Thursday, July 10th, 2008

Bomomo

Feeling artistic today? I hope so, because with this Web site, you can make abstract art with your mouse and the options they provide for you!

Ready to get started?! Choose one of the buttons at the bottom of the application and then swirl or move your mouse around the blank canvas and watch as it comes alive with color.

I recommend starting out by trying all of… Continue reading

Convert World

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

Convert World

This is an excellent conversion tool. I know I’ve brought you other tools like this before, but I really like having options and this Web site gives me everything I need!

The thing I like most about this site is it isn’t just a currency converter. You can also convert measurements and time!

At the top of the page, you can select your language. That will convert… Continue reading

doiop

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

doiop

Do you have a long link you’d like to shorten so that you can share it more easily? Well, now you can and it’s really easy to do! With this Web site, you can simply paste in a long link, type a keyword into the text box below the link area and then click on the Make It button.

For example:

http://www.easy2diy.com/cm/easy/diy…arent2=Category

Becomes:

EasyBib

Monday, July 7th, 2008

EasyBib

So, I’ve been hunting around on the Internet for Web sites that are going to make my life easier once I start college. During my search, I stumbled upon this Web site and I love it! Today, I’m bringing you a free automated bibliography composer.

If you visit the About Us section, you’ll learn all about why this site exists and what a blessing it is for anyone… Continue reading

Wordle

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

Wordle

I can’t begin to tell you how cool this Web site is. I literally cannot stop making word clouds!

You can start by checking out the one I made for WorldStart here!

The FAQ section covers any problems you may run into without fail and it even taught me how to get the applet to recognize spaces. For example, I want it to put Computer Tips… Continue reading

Blogtastique

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

Blogtastique

As you know, I talk about blogging or how a Web site is in blog style all the time in my reviews. And now, I’m bringing you a site where, for free, you can set up a basic blog for yourself! To do so, start by clicking on the Basic Features link.

Basic Features – This section will tell you what you’re getting, it goes over the basic… Continue reading

Global Rich List

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

So, tell me, how rich are you? If you’re not sure, that’s exactly what this Web site will tell you!

How does it work? Well, simply select your currency from the drop down box and then type in the amount of your annual income. Then click on the “Show Me the Money!” button.

It will calculate your wealth in comparison to the rest of the world. I was surprised to… Continue reading

Ask the Admin

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Ask the Admin

Do you have a computer related question that’s been burning in your mind for quite some time now? If so, you’ve come to the right place! You can Ask the Admin to get an answer to your question or you can search through the articles already posted on the Web site to see if your answer is there.

This site is written in blog style, so… Continue reading

Spot Crime

Friday, June 27th, 2008

Sadly, the world we live in is far from safe. Danger is something we have to take into account when we choose the neighborhoods we live in and the schools, parks and playgrounds we send our children to. But with Spot Crime, safety has never been easier!

With this Web site, you can see what kind of crimes have been committed in your area. At this time, there’s only information… Continue reading

Postica

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

Postica

I must admit, I have an addiction to sticky notes! Whether they’re plain yellow or have a cute picture on them, I love them. And now, I can enjoy sticky notes online and share them with my friends and family too!

To use Postica, you’ll have to register, but it really only takes a couple of seconds to do. Just click on the Join Postica link and fill… Continue reading

Don’t Forget Your Toothbrush

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Don’t Forget Your Toothbrush

I’m a notorious list maker and when I go on a trip away from home, it seems like I’m making countless lists and checking them twice. Now, I can really plan ahead with Don’t Forget Your Toothbrush, a Web site devoted to making sure you have the travel checklists you need!

Best of all, this site is completely free! You can even print out your… Continue reading

Bradicon!

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

Bradicon!

Have you ever wanted to make your own icons? Want a way to do it that’s fast and easy? Well, you’ve come to the right place! You can make icons on this Web site in just three easy steps.

1.) First, create an image or choose one from your computer. To do that, just click on the Browse button and select it. Then click Open.

2.) Now, just… Continue reading

Forex Flower

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

Forex Flower

Welcome to Forex Flower, a Web site with a quick currency converter. It might be an odd name for a currency converter, but it sure does live up to its claim of being fast. Forex Flower is also extremely easy to use!

To get started, simply select the type of currency you want to convert from the drop down box. Then put in the amount of currency… Continue reading

Test Freaks

Friday, June 20th, 2008

Test Freaks

Do you love gadgets and video games? I know I do! But I have a really hard time coughing up the cash for something I’m not sure I’m going to like or if it will do what I need it to do. I rely heavily on customer reviews for products I’m going to buy, especially if it costs over $40.

Here at Test Freaks, you can not… Continue reading

Watch That Page

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

Watch That Page

With this Web site, you can now keep track of when all your favorite Web pages update! Watch That Page allows you to add Web pages, it keeps track of when they update and it notifies you every time via e-mail. Awesome!

It’s also very easy to use. Just click on the Register link from the side menu and then fill out the form. Choose when… Continue reading

Spam Gourmet

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

Spam Gourmet

Are you sick of getting spam in your e-mail? I know I am! Even with good filters and setting up a spam folder, they still seem to trickle in. But now, there’s something you can do to really stop it!

Just visit this Web site and register for an account. It’s easy and free! To register, simply put a username and the e-mail address you want to… Continue reading

Listaculous

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Listaculous

By now, you all know that I have a to-do list addiction! And today, I’ve found yet another way to make my life (and yours) easier with this free to-do list manager Web site!

The great thing about it is it uses your Web browser to create its own tab. So, basically, it’s a free tabbed to-do list manager! If you don’t like tabbed browsing, you can make… Continue reading

Tiny Song

Friday, June 6th, 2008

Tiny Song

I am in love with this Web site! Have you ever heard a song and desperately wanted to share it with your friends or family? I know I have! My roommate and I like to find songs that we both will like and now, we can share them with each other easily.

So, how does it work? Well, quite simply! All you have to do is type… Continue reading

A.nnotate

Friday, June 6th, 2008

A.nnotate

Welcome to A.nnotate, a Web site where you can upload a document or Web page you need feedback for, without the hassle of having to e-mail it back and forth for changes and commentary. And best of all, you can do it all for free!

On the main page, there’s a demo video that describes everything you can do with A.nnotate, as well as, some tips on how… Continue reading

Textris

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Textris

This Web site is all about doing things with text! It’s divided into two sections: the menu and the text. To get started, simply type some text into the text box.

For example: My puppy is driving me crazy today!

Now, on the menu, you can choose from all sorts of settings to change the text around so that it suits your needs. Your choices are: Settings (default)… Continue reading

Fix Up My Pic

Wednesday, June 4th, 2008

Fix Up My Pic

Have you ever wanted to have your photos fixed up professionally? Did you hold back, because you thought it would cost a fortune to do so? That’s what I thought too, but as it turns out, I was wrong. Yep, you can fix up your pictures like a pro with this free Web site. So, let’s go fix up your pics!

It’s as easy as… Continue reading

Remime

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

Remime

I have fallen in love with this Web site! Out of all the reminder sites I have shown you, this one is my favorite. You can even test drive it before you take the plunge and sign up. How cool is that?!

The instructions I’m giving you for birthdays and events work in the Test Drive mode, except for importing or requesting friends to send you their birth… Continue reading

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