Publish and share ANYTHING, blog-post style, with Tackk.com

Remember post cards? One side with a pretty or amusing picture and the other side to write whatever you want to whomever you want, they were a great way to say ‘wish you were here’ or ‘thinking of you’ and other such things. Remember bulletin boards? A big expanse of cork that would let you

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How to download videos from Hulu: a step by step guide (updated)

Here’s a step by step guide to downloading videos from Hulu using free software Freemake Video Downloader. This post updated Oct 23rd 2012. Note that while other tools were mentioned in previous versions of this article (e.g. Streamtransport), Hulu had changed their encryption since, and at the time of writing this article Freemake Video Downloader

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Share a canvas with collaborators around the world, with CanvasDropr

Ever had a project you wanted to collaborate on with people on the other side of the country, or even the world? There are a few decent free programs out there to do this but CanvasDropr offers a whole new, visual method to do it that, while currently in Beta, is already shaping up to

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Take control of your (non-SPAM) ad-mail and roll it into one daily digest, with Swizzle

Ever been overwhelmed by all the products that come into your email account because you signed up for something or other? Now, I’m not talking about spam, I’m talking about emails that you get about products that you actually like and/or want. For example, if you get notified about all the different games you have

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Toggle the internet on and off from the system tray, with InternetOff

If you want to be able to turn the internet off (of on) quickly and easily then read on: InternetOff makes this a one-click affair, right from the Windows system tray. Why would you want to turn the internet on and off? The reasons are varied and many, for example, to prevent programs from calling


Find out which nearby WiFi network has the most signal strength, with WifiInfoView

Ever wondered which of the WIFI connections available to you has the most signal strength? The number of visible bars gives some indication, but does not tell the whole story. What you need is WifiInfoView, a free desktop application that can quickly compare the signal strength and various other parameters of the WIFI networks in


Check any text for originality and/or plagiarism with Plagiarisma

The Internet is full with people who copy other people’s content to complete assignments, articles, and whatnot, whether it’s students, would-be writers or webmasters. If you are a content creator or teacher and you want to check whether the article you received or parts of it are copied, give Plagiarisma a try. What is Plagiarisma?


Backup your browser easily with BrowserBackup Pro for Chrome, Opera, Firefox and Chromium

There is is so much information that our browsers hold, that if the system crashes or if we reinstall or upgrade to a new OS or PC, we stand to be greatly inconvenienced if we lose them. I am not just talking about saved passwords, bookmarks, mail and contacts, but even speed-dial, notes, skins, sessions,

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Share bookmark lists and save webpages offline, with Blinklist

Blinklist is a great free way to save webpages offline for later reading and to share them with others. You can save pages into lists and access them on your own unique webpage from any internet capable computer or device. There are more ways to organize Internet bookmarks than there are fish in the sea,


Build and publish non-CMS based web pages fast, free and easy with Buildor Lite

Buildor Lite is a convenient, totally browser based online WYSIWYG web page editor. It costs nothing to use the lite edition and it will offer you a number of basic but powerful options for your non-CMS web site. In 2010 there were more web pages available than there were people in the USA. This doesn’t


Three great solutions to collaborate online: Dropmark, Online Support Tools, and Fullsync

We keep saying things like, “The world is smaller now,” and “The shortest distance between two places is now a byte’” and when it comes to business these days we are just as likely to be working with someone two states or continents away as we are someone two blocks away. In this post we


Ask questions of Facebook friends anonymously with wannaask.me

wannaask.me is a nifty gadget that lets you ask questions on Facebook anonymously. It’s free, fun and can be amazingly informative for both long time friends and new acquaintances. Facebook is probably the biggest social site on the Internet, or close to it. I don’t know the specific numbers or traffic data but it’s a