Looking for a good online tool to create professional-looking diagrams? Cacoo is a free online drawing tool that lets you create all kinds of diagrams including site maps, wire frames, UML, network charts, and more. Also, it has real-time collaboration, so multiple users can edit the same diagram simultaneously. Nice!
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If you’re looking for a really simple and easy to use To-Do list manager, check out Nexty. It’s free and allow you to see all your tasks and reminders in one location. It also lets you organize tasks by when they are due, projects, and contexts.
Need a new domain name for your company or project? If so, it can be tough finding something good these days since big companies buy out all the useful names. Nomaine is a website that generates domain names that are pronounceable. You can also add a prefix or suffix and limit the number of syllables. Try it!
If you have purchased Windows 7 from the Microsoft store, you are able to download an ISO file, which you can then burn to DVD. Using the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool, you can create a bootable DVD or USB flash drive with Windows 7 on it. Neat! Using this tool, you can install Windows 7 from a USB flash drive easily!
Guess what!? WindowBlinds now supports Windows 7 skinning! Sweet! This program is pretty awesome and I’ve been using it for years on my XP box. It basically lets you completely change the look of Windows, including everything from the Start button to context menus and backgrounds. It’s not free, but if you like to customize the look of Windows 7, Vista, or XP, it might be worth the $20!
Tweetwall is an interesting new service that lets you create a stream of tweets based on hashtags, usernames, and keywords. It’s cool because right now you can only create a real-time list of tweets on Twitter by perform a search on one keyword. Here you can add several keywords, several usernames, and multiple hashtags and Tweetwall will combine all those into one single stream, or “tweetwall”. You can then share it with anyone.
Are you someone who takes notes on pieces of paper or in other random places? Or maybe a full-featured note-taking application like Evernote is not for you. If you want to cut out all the bloat and keep really simple notes and to-do lists online, check out SimpleText.ws.
It’s free, uses your Google account for logging in, and lets you sync your notes between your home, work, and mobile devices like the iPhone. Nice!
Even though Google bought FeedBurner years ago, they haven’t done much with it, until now! Finally, there is some integration between Google Analytics and FeedBurner, though it’s not much right now. Basically, if you go into Traffic Sources, click on All Traffic Sources and then type in “feedburner” into the filter box, you’ll get to see some feed item click analytics. More stats coming in the future!
SEO Analyzer is a neat desktop app that lets you do some quick SEO analysis for your website. The tool currently provides information such as the Page Rank for the input URL, all backlinks to the input site URL, determines whether the backlink uses rel=”nofollow” or not, gets the Page Rank for the back linking websites and gets your ranking on Google, Yahoo and Bing for desired keywords.