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Nine Helpful Links that Will Save Your Life (Part 3)

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Internet Safety and Security

Do you want to send large files without installing any software?  Is this particular website safe for you to visit? Are you doubtful of this file you just received? Check out the websites I listed below. There is NO need to fill in long registration forms for most of the websites indicated. It will undeniably help you in making your life easier and most importantly, it will save you time.

 

    • Box Oh! – If you are fond of online shopping like me, this website will simplify shipment tracking for you. Whether your package is shipped via USPS, UPS, DHL, or FedEx, it is all identifiable using this easy to use website.
    • Flight Stats – You got your packages covered with Box Oh! How about flights? There is no need to worry. Just provide the airline company together with the flight number and Flight Stats will track the flight for you.
    • Plus Transfer – With Plus Transfer, you can now send massive files easily. The file limit is 5GB of data. You do not need to install anything and you do not have to register as well. Now, that is definitely a plus!

 

      • Jotti’s Malware Scan – An online virus scanner that allows you to scan questionable files. This is going to be your best friend if you get a lot of email attachments. Scan them all first with Jotti’s Malware Scan. They use 18 scanners such as BitDefender, Trend Micro, ESET, Kasperky, and many more. Note that there is a 50MB limit per file, but you can upload 5 files at the same time.
      • Norton’s  Safe Web – Norton is an antivirus software program by Symantec and the company created a website to check if a particular website is safe and secure for users to browse. Just simply paste the link or the Uniform Resource Locator (URL). After, Norton will give you a report on its trustworthiness including its ecommerce safety information in case you will buy an item on that site.
      • Gmail – What is so special with this Gmail link? It will let you sign up to Gmail without your existing Gmail email address. It means you can give out any email address (Yahoo, AOL, etc.) and Gmail will send a verification email if it is really your account.

     

    • Archive.is – This website allows you to capture a webpage. It means that even if the original website gets deleted, goes offline, or for whatever reason, you stored a copy of the page. A unique link will be provided of that particular page and the contents of the page are unchangeable, of course. This is useful when you are monitoring a price change, an item listing, or even a derogatory social media post.
    • Archive.Org – You should not confused this with Archive.is. This is your internet time machine. You can visit old versions of a website. You can use Archive.is to contribute to Archive.org. There are over 294 billion web pages saved here including popular websites like CNN, IMDB, Amazon, Yahoo, and more.
    • Who Is Hosting This? – Discover who is hosting a particular website. Know details about the host, servers, and IP address. They also have an in-depth analysis on the different hosting websites. You can also compare various hosting sites, and even get hosting coupons.

Let’s recap! Part one is about online diagrams, layer-based image editors, and private notes and chat rooms. Part two is about random numbers, timers, and timezone, and eBooks. Lastly, the third part is about internet security, file transfers, and web archives.

Nine Helpful Links that Will Save Your Life (Part 2)

internet, browsing, friends

Easy to use websites!

Do you want FREE Kindle books? Do you need an online grammar checker to scrutinize your manuscript? This guide will help you with all those and more. Like in the previous post, there is NO need to sign up for most of the websites listed. These links are guaranteed to help you in getting things you want without having to register and submit any personal information.

    • Dot Epub – Are you going to be traveling? Do you do need to read a whole web page? Save a particular page to an .ePub file so that you read it while you are on the road.
    • Google Images – Reverse image search using this tool. We usually search for images. Hey, guess what? You can now search using images. Simply upload a photo and get results pertaining to that photo.
    • Hundred Zeros – How will this save your life? This is will save you from getting broke. It is pretty much the same thing. This site is dedicated to eBooks. The creator collated a list of free Kindle books in this simple site. You can browse through a vast selection. Once you have chosen one, you get redirected to the Amazon page of the book. If you are a veracious reader, do not miss this hidden gem.

 

      • Adobe Color – If you are a designer (whether a web designer or an interior designer), this tool is really helpful. You can experiment on color palettes here. You are given a guide to the different color rules -complementary, analogous, triad, compound, etc – so you will not end up mixing and matching the wrong colors!
      • Copy/Paste Characters – Do you want to insert special characters to a document you are type? Maybe you wish to use emojis in a presentation? (Life is boring without emojis, right? ☺) See what I did? You can get them all in one place. As the name suggest, you just have to copy and paste.
      • Random.Org – Number generators are helpful during giveaways. If you are planning one soon, just go to Random.Org. It will generate a number for you. You do not need a bunch of paper strip and a fishbowl. Drawing winners are now made easy! Everything that concerns randomness is here. There is an Integer Set Generator, List Randomizer, Clock Time Generator, Geographic Coordinate Generator, and so on.

     

    • Polish My Writing – Need help with your writing? Polish My Writing will do it for you. Just paste your document on the text box and it will check your writing. Spelling errors are in indicated red, grammar corrections are in blue, and style suggestions are in color green.
    • E.gg Timer – Timers are not for baking only! You can need a two-minute timer for brushing your teeth or a timer for doing 8 reps. Health is wealth after all. E.gg Timer has every timer you can think of. You can even make your own customized timer.
    • Every Time Zone – As an online gamer, my face lit up when I saw this website. I am never good at math. I hate doing calculations. I have missed multiple online events because of the differences in time zone and  I am never good at remembering all the dates. Whether you are scheduling a meeting with overseas clients, you have a multi-city flight to familiarize, or you need to attend a game event like me, this site really simplified everything about time zones!

 

Missed the previous post? You can catch up here. If you want more helpful links, you can visit this link.

Nine Helpful Links that Will Save Your Life (Part 1)

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Life made easy!

Do you like to take notes while browsing? Do you want to create a private chat room for you and your friends to discuss a surprise party? Perhaps you want to create complex flowcharts without downloading a gigantic program? This guide will help you in doing simple things without complications. There is no need to sign up for most of the links listed below. These no-nonsense links will surely help you in getting things done.

    • SumoPaint – This is an image editor with an extensive array of brushes. SumoPaint is packed with the wackiest effects and unique tools to enhance your photos. It is like a portable Photoshop. What more can you ask for?
    • Kleki – An online editor similar to SumoPaint. This is a more simplified version. On the plus side, the site also provides guides and tutorials on creating colored drawings with the basic use of layers.
    • WhatTheFont! – Have you ever seen a font you like on a television show? Want to know what it is? Well, you now can upload a photo and WhatTheFont will search the specific font for you. If there are no results, there is also a forum for font enthusiast to help you out.

 

      • Paste Bin – This was originally made so that programmers can easily share their codes. Now, anyone can type, or paste large .txt files for easy sharing. You can also set an expiration for the notes you made. No need for you to register to use it and the recipients of your notes do not need to register either.
      • NotesIO – If you need an online notepad while you are researching, this for you. Unlike Paste Bin, notes on NotesIO are for your personal use, and not for sharing. It is a simple yet reliable personal notepad.WhatTheFont! – Have you ever seen a font you like on a television show? Want to know what it is? Well, you now can upload a photo and WhatTheFont will search the specific font for you. If there are no results, there is also a forum for font enthusiast to help you out.
      • DrawIO – Do you need to create flowcharts? DrawIO is your all-around online diagram software. You can save the charts on Dropbox, Google Drive, and your local device. You can start from scratch or you can use premade templates. They have a wide variety of templates from business to software layouts. It is definitely helpful to computer programmers, engineers, and architects.

     

    • PrivNote – Remember those Mission Impossible movies where messages self-destruct after being delivered? You can send notes using PrivNote and it will leave no trace. It will automatically get deleted after being read. It is definitely great if you are exchanging secret information with someone.
    • NilTalk – If PrivNote allows you to send disposable notes , NilTalk allows you to have an instant and disposable chat room. There is no need to register and your messages will not be recorded. You just need to input a password for your private chat room. After, you can send the unique link to the selected participants. They can join in and the chat room will end after 120 minutes.
    • LMGTFY –  When your friends are too lazy to search, Let Me Google That For You will do the search for them. It is also a great tool for teaching someone on how to search things online. Despite the name, the search is NOT limited to Google only. You can use other search engines like Yahoo, Aol, Bing, and Ask.

More helpful links regarding number generators, time zones, and an online grammar checker  are found here. If you want links about file transfers, and internet security, just click here.