Tuesday, May 13, 2008

how to translate text or websites

translate text

Paste text into the text box and select the language you'd like the text to be translated into.

Alternately, you can enter a website's url and Google will translate the whole site for you. Google currently supports the following languages:




From the site:

English to/from Arabic
English to/from Chinese (Simplified)
English to/from Chinese (Traditional)
English to/from Dutch
English to/from French
English to/from German
English to/from Greek
English to/from Italian
English to/from Korean
English to/from Japanese
English to/from Russian
English to/from Spanish
English to and from Portuguese
Chinese (Simplified) to/from Chinese (Traditional)
German to/from French

Sunday, May 11, 2008

How to keep track of your favourite tv shows

tv rss feeder

This site allows you to select from a long list of tv shows and it then produces and RSS feed that will let you know when your shows are on next. A bit like an RSS tv guide.

Saturday, May 10, 2008

How to search multiple search engines at once


Enter your search term at the top and see the results from Google, Yahoo, Technorati, Ask, YouTube, Truveo, Flickr, Blinkx, Ice Rocket, Digg, Topix, Newsvine and Tweetscan all on one page. You can customize the location of the results and bookmark the page for future searches.

Thursday, May 8, 2008

Redesign Your Room Online

MyDeco Room

Design your room in 3d or upload a photo. This tool allows you to add all kinds of furniture and accessories, try out different wll colours and much more. You see a 2d and a 3d view via a movable camera.

Monday, May 5, 2008

How to map your family tree

family tree

Over at it's our tree you can map your family tree online for free. Just sign up and start adding family members according to their relationship. Zoom in and out of your family tree.

Friday, May 2, 2008

How to convert any unit to anything

convert units

How many litres in a gallon? Feet in a metre? Convert almost any type of unit here.


  • Area
  • Bits & Bytes
  • Density
  • Energy
  • Force
  • Length
  • Power
  • Mass
  • Pressure
  • Speed
  • Temperature
  • Volume


Saturday, April 26, 2008

How to clean up your hard drive

ccleaner CCleaner cleans out unnecessary files that not only take up space but can impact performance. Fully configurable and of course, FREE!


Here's what it found on my 3 year old computer:


Yes, that's an astonishing amount of unneeded clutter. In the end it removed about 7 gigabytes of files though you will probably not see these kind of results.

I should note that the next time I ran it the scan was completed in under 3 seconds

Removes, among other things (From the site):

From Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera:
Temporary files, URL history, cookies, Autocomplete form history, index.dat. 

From Windows:
Recycle Bin, Recent Documents, Temporary files and Log files. 
Registry cleaner
Advanced features to remove unused and old entries, including File Extensions, ActiveX Controls, ClassIDs, ProgIDs, Uninstallers, Shared DLLs, Fonts, Help Files, Application Paths, Icons, Invalid Shortcuts and more... also comes with a comprehensive backup feature. 
Third-party applications
Removes temp files and recent file lists (MRUs) from many apps including Media Player, eMule, Kazaa, Google Toolbar, Netscape, MS Office, Nero, Adobe Acrobat, WinRAR, WinAce, WinZip and many more... 
100% Spyware FREE
This software does NOT contain any Spyware, Adware or Viruses.