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#1 Oddy



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Posted 15 April 2010 - 07:01 PM

The idea is to post some of your most useful(or not so useful) bookmarks here for other users to use. This can be anything allowed by the forum rules!
I'll try to keep this list maintained in the first post, tell me if any are offline.

  • Ninite - Select and quickly install most common apps
  • Allmyapps - Select and quickly install apps from a large apps list
  • Dropbox - Store, Sync and share files online
  • Speedtest - Test your internet speed
  • Looking For Group - Funny adventure comics
  • Downforeveryoneorjustforme - Check if a site is down for everyone or just for you
  • Gnod - Search engine to discover new things
  • Letter me later - Schedule your emails
  • TinyURL - URL shortener
  • X64-bit download - Find and download your 64-bit programs
  • PolyCola - Search 2 search engines simultaneously
  • Delicious - Manage, tag and share your bookmarks (and integrate with various apps)
  • Mozilla Apps - Bunch of Mozilla apps like Firefox, Thunderbird, VirtualBox,..
  • * "I don't understand" * - "I don't understand" in over 255 languages
  • Google shell - Google tools from a unix shell in your browser, search, maps, wiki, etc
  • Yahoo shell - Same as the Google shell, but for Yahoo
  • StatusNet - The StatusNet platform enables communities, brands and organizations to incorporate micro messaging/blogging/sharing into their own domain.
  • etherpad list - Edit a document together with someone else real time in your browser
  • Url Shortener - Shorten a long url
  • Google Translate - Translate a web page or text
  • Printerfriendly - Make a webpage printerfriendly and customize it by cutting out parts or make a PDF of it
  • Meebo - Sign in with MSN, Yahoo, AIM and Facebook at the same time on this website
  • Slickdeals - Find some very good deals on this site
  • Mailinator - Make yourself a temporary email and protect your good email address from spam
  • drop.io - A realtime file sharing service
  • Virscan - Scan a uploaded file with as much as 24(!) virus scanners
  • WhatismyIP - What is your external IP address
  • Aviary - Make your own image, video or music online without installing anything
  • Devcheatsheet - Very nice cheat sheets for almost all programming languages
  • Readability - Make your browser better readable
  • Escapist magazine - Short and fun game/movie reviews
  • Waybackmachine - Has millions of websites archived for lookup when a site is down
  • Oldversion - Download old versions of applications for Windows/Mac

I will post some other of my favorite links here soon, feel free to post your own bookmarks here too!

#2 rawr


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Posted 21 April 2010 - 03:07 PM

delicious.com/ - a useful bookmark for saving/taging/sharing/organising/importing/exporting useful bookmarks

What is Delicious?
Delicious is a social bookmarking service that allows you to tag, save, manage and share Web pages all in one place. With emphasis on the power of the community, Delicious greatly improves how people discover, remember and share on the Internet.

it also lets you add tags to your bookmarks !

and has some interesting tools available

Documentation for developers

* API – a HTTP interface for your own bookmarks
* Feeds – RSS and JSON feeds for your aggregator or feed reader, and fetch data about bookmarks, networks, and URLs.
* HTML – HTML feeds to fetch your bookmarks.

interestingly at-least one of this forums skins has Posted Image < 'add to my delicious' button at the top left above the post title

#3 rawr


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Posted 27 April 2010 - 10:44 AM

i think this could also be useful addition's to your list

  • * "I don't understand" * - "I don't understand" in over 255 languages !!
  • goosh.org - unofficial google shell.
  • yahoosh.org - unofficial yahoo shell
  • status.net - The StatusNet platform enables communities, brands and organizations to incorporate micro messaging into their own domain.
  • [url="http://"http://etherpad.org/etherpadsites.html"]etherpad.org list [/url] - list of sties running public Etherpad services

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Posted 29 April 2010 - 01:11 AM

Good initiative.

Some more:

Google translator - translate text or pages to many other languages
http://u.nu - Link shortening

#5 Oddy



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Posted 29 April 2010 - 08:32 AM

Added some more sites, keep em coming people!

#6 rawr


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Posted 30 April 2010 - 03:24 PM

bookmarklets.com - Free tools for power surfing!; Tiny tools you keep like bookmarks for better surfing and searching.

Waybackmachine (javascript) Bookmarklet - a bookmark that will open the current browser address in Way Back Machine/Internet Web Archive

more old ap version lists ..
oldapps.com - Download, request, and get information on many old versions of software ( win/mac)
old-versions.net - another database of old apps

nirsoft.net/panel/ - Web page that contains icons with links to all major NirSoft* Utilities as exe files. *(NirSoft web site provides a unique collection of small and useful freeware utilities)

runtime.org - Data Recovery, Hard Drive & File System Utilities

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