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Securely share files too big for e-mail with file-ai

14 Jul

fileai.com is a free web site that enables people to securely share files with one another that cannot be easily sent via e-mail. You don’t need to download or install any software, and your files are not uploaded to any server. The files are encrypted and sent directly, peer-to-peer, through your existing web browser.

More fun searching with Viewzi

7 Jul

Viewzi brings us a new visual way of presenting information. Instead of one long (boring) list, you get a nice visual view tailored for the content you are looking for. Viewzi provides users with 16 unique ways to view search results: Video x3 view with results from Youtube, BlinkX and Veoh, Web screenshot view which searches Yahoo, 4 source view with results from all 4 of the top search engines (Google, Yahoo, Ask.com, and MSN), Basic photo view shows images from popular image sharing sites Flickr and Riya, and many more.
The service loads in browsers such as Firefox, IE 7 and Safari. It requires Flash 9.

Thanks Viewzi, we love it!

Trend Micro HouseCall free Online Virus and Spyware Scan

8 May

Trend Micro HouseCall is an application for checking whether your computer has been infected by viruses, spyware, or other malware. It also detects system vulnerabilities and provides a link so you can easily download missing security patches. After each scan, HouseCall delivers a detailed report, which identifies security threats detected on your computer.

As Dot What tells you all about file extensions

6 May

We have all been in a situation where someone sends us a file with an extension we don’t know, and of course we can not open the file.
As Dot What!? is a resource site providing information about file extensions, the part of the file name after the dot, like .jpg or .zip. You can search the database by selecting the first character of the extension from the character index or use the search function and find out what exactly the extension does and how it can be used. As Dot What!? mainly covers programs that run on Windows, Mac or Linux.

Find the latest news with Addictomatic

2 May

If you want to keep up with latest news, try Addictomatic.
Addictomatic lets you find news, videos, photos and blog posts by searching the best live sites on the web. It collects headlines, photos and videos from a number of RSS feeds and presents them in boxes so you can see the results from lots of sources all at once.
It’s the perfect tool to keep up with the hottest topics, perform ego searches and feed your addiction for what’s up and what’s now.
Founder of Addictomatic is Dave Pell who on the website claims to be the victim of internet overuse with a short attention span and a dwindling social life (which we in a way can relate to).
This is not a traditional search engine. It is not going to help you find your new adorable dog or plan your next trip to Peru. However if you want to know what’s going on with Hillary and Obama, and much more, your are at the right place.

Quick Share It makes sharing easy

2 May

Sometimes we need to upload images, a video or clippings and it has to be done quickly. QuickShareIt is a helpful free Mac application that will allow you to do so. Without setting up an account you can download the application, add it to your applications folder and drag the QuickShareIt to your dock. Then you can drag and drop your files to start uploading to the QuickShareIt servers. If you set up an account you can also easily organize your files.
It is possible to upload files up to 100MB, which is a lot. If the upload is completed a window called Recent Shares will pop up and you are able to see the file name, size, time and date of the uploaded file. By clicking the button right of the files you can copy the file’s URL to your clipboard and email the link to your clients or friends.
If you want to try QuickShareIt, just download the application and run it.

Who Is Like It helps you find similar sites

28 Apr

This is a useful tool to actually find the content you are searching for. Who is like it will display similar web pages to a requested website. Type in an existing site, hit ‘check’ and browse the results… It’s simple and it works.

Movavi free online video converter

27 Apr

Movavi Video Converter let’s you easily convert your videos from one popular format to another and you don’t need to install any conversion software. You can upload up to five different video files, up to 100MB in total space, and choose from 11 popular formats for output.
Save your videos and DVDs to your iPod, PSP, PDA, Zune and cellphones, merge multiple video files into a single movie, rip DVDs, and extract soundtracks from your video files.
Movavi also lets you convert directly from a website such as YouTube, MySpace and MetaCafe and has giving bloggers and site owners a way to add the new video conversion service to their site by embedding a code.
To promote the Online service Movavi has developed widgets for Mac OS X (requires Mac OS X 10.4), Facebook and other platforms, giving quick access to the URL conversion tool.
Other online video converters are HeyWatch and Zamzar.

Face Stat helps you choose the best photo

23 Apr

Having trouble choosing the right profile picture for your social networks? FaceStat is giving you the chance to pick the right one. It helps you choose a photo where you look attractive and funny as well as trustworthy and not intoxicated. You can upload a picture from your hard drive or Facebook so that others can rate you in a dozen categories. FaceStat uses Amazon’s Mechanical Turk to do the processing.

We love this social bookmark tool

18 Apr

We Heart It is fun visual bookmarking! Kind of like FFFOUND, but you don’t need an invitation to join (that’s a relieve!). It’s very easy too; just drag the weheartit icon to your bookmark bar and then surf the web.
We Heart It doesn’t only focus on images but you can mark video’s from YouTube and Vimeo as well.