Cool Websites and Tools [October 31, 2009]

cool websites Check out some of the latest MakeUseOf discoveries. All listed websites are FREE (or come with a decent free account option). No trials or buy-to-use craplets. For more cool websites and web app reviews subscribe to MakeUseOf Directory.


(1) ScheduleGenerator – Online class schedule maker tool that lets you quickly generate class schedules online. The application is simple and straightforward, just enter your data such as class names, locations and times, and click on “˜Generate’ button. ScheduleGenerator will then open up a new tab containing a ready to print schedule.

(2) @MicrosoftHelps – While Microsoft has already embraced Twitter like the other big firms and has many Twitter handles, @MicrosoftHelps was launched recently to provide real time support to Windows 7 users. Microsoft describes it as “the official Twitter account for Microsoft Customer Service.” Read more: @MicrosoftHelps – Quick Tech Support for Windows 7 on Twitter

(3) eClocking – Interesting free online stopwatch which goes beyond just being a timer. It lets you save your timings and then anaylze them thoroughly using charts and graphs. A personal project by a developer named Ben Noland, this service could become a very efficient time management tool if used properly. Read more: eClocking – Free Online Stopwatch & Organizer

(4) [NO LONGER WORKS] RiledUp – Online platform dedicated to discussion and debating topics of your interest in a social media format. Users can start a debate by posting the debate title and a brief description (including rules and guidelines).

(5) [NO LONGER WORKS] Nurphy – Web application that makes group conversations easy. It features a clutter free interface specifically designed for group messaging. The conversations could be on any subject and there is no limit on the number of conversations you can have.


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