There’s a lot going on with web applications and websites since the new year, so I wanted to roundup 4 sites you HAVE to bookmark.
These websites/applications provide a wide range of functions, but the best part is that they are online and are great additions to your daily web arsenal!
If you have an online application you simply LOVE, add it in the comments!
- Create your own screensaver with instasaver.com . This is an easy, way to create your own personalized screensaver. Decide on a name, get photos from Flickr or upload the picturesyou want to use and the screensaver, with over 150 transition effects, is ready! You will get a fully standalone distribution package that enables you to easily install and/or distribute your screensaver, too. Great gift idea for friends or family – and a unique way to show off your vacation photos!
- After 2 million tests, Pingdom Tools v2.0 has arrived! I absolutely LOVE Pingdom Tools. This handy online application has helped me tweak websites I’ve designed for optimal functionality! My favorite feature is the Full Page Test (their FREE, Ajax-based website load-time analyzer). Some of the new features include saving tests and permalinking to them! It will now be even easier for people to share test results and keep track of how their site (or any site) has performed in the past. All sorting and other filters work on the saved tests, making them much more useful than for example screenshots. Previous coverage: Pingdom Tools
- Get the ORIGINAL online alarm clock – Online Alarm Clock! This simple, yet fully functional online alarm clock has won my heart – it’s simple, easy to configure (but not too many options!) and over 6000 people agree with me! I like how you can change the size of the text, so it can be as large or small as you need it to be. You can also choose your background color, if you are like me and like having different colors based on how you feel! The alarm clock works perfectly – and didn’t use up a lot of my time when setting it! 😀 Previous alarm clock coverage: Naked Alarm Clock
- The imo.im instant messenger application allows Facebook users to instant message and video chat with friends on Facebook, AIM, Google Talk, MSN, and Yahoo. This application also enables the Facebook user to sign into multiple accounts at one time. Facebook users, you can find the Facebook application here: imo.im Facebook Application. Read previous coverage: imo.im – A Meebo killer?
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