Cool Websites and Tools [December 19th, 2010]

Check out some of the latest MakeUseOf discoveries. All listed websites are FREE or come with a decent free account option. You can make use of them without spending a dime. If you want to have similar cool websites round-ups delivered to your email daily email subscribe here.

My image Lazyscope – Twitter is a wonderful network for people to share interesting material found on the web. Often people with many Twitter friends find their update feed filled with URLs shared by their friends. To see if the shared URLs are interesting you can only click on the links. A solution to this is presented by Lazyscope.

My image KnowCase – Storing notes online easily and quickly is a service that many sites claim to offer. However most of these services complicate things by cluttering many features. If you are looking for a minimalist notebook with a basic interface and competent service, check out Knowcase. Your notes can be stored in a traditional simple text way or you can use the provided tools to get some formatting done.
My image Highlight To Search – Although Chrome has a built-in feature that quickly lets you search for highlighted text, at times it does not get the whole job done. What if you do not want to search exactly the highlighted text but a variation of it? If so, then try out Highlight to Search, a wonderful browser extension for Google Chrome that makes it easier to search text after highlighting it. Read more: Highlight To Search: Easily Search For Highlighted Text & Its Variations In Chrome
My image Jazz Desk – Creating a web app or any web based business is only the first step. Then comes the responsibility of managing it and resolving any technical issues that may arise from time to time. JazzDesk is a help desk online that allows you to do exactly that. Using JazzDesk you can create support tickets, share them with your team and manage them online. Read more: JazzDesk: Create & Manage Help Desk Online
My image Universal Subtitles – At times adding subtitles to online videos becomes a necessity particularly when the video is being shared by an audience that does not speak the video’s language. One of the easiest ways to create subtitles for videos is through a tool called Universal Subtitles, a free to use website tool based on JavaScript and HTML5. It helps you create subtitles for online videos. Read more: Universal Subtitles: Create Subtitles For Videos Online


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