Wednesday, December 11, 2013

freepik.com Freepik Graphic Search Engine

Freebie: Vectors, Stock photos, PSD Files, Icons and Deals

Terms of use : Licenses and copyrights are property of their original author.

File format: PSD, PNG, SVG, JPG

Website: http://www.freepik.com/

Site feature: Huge source with million graphic for free download. Promotion deal for user who need premium theme and graphic.

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Sunday, December 1, 2013

forvo.com - Forvo Pronunciations

If you ever wondered how a word is pronounced, most of the time you can get help with Google translate. But there are some unique words, such as brand name or places are hard to get the correct answer.

Forvo is the largest users helping users pronunciation guide in the world. Users can ask for that word or name, then others will pronounce it. Users can also help others by recording their pronunciations and share it with others.

Freebie: Pronunciation guide

Terms of use : Free

File format: The voice is recorded with MP3 format.

Website: http://www.forvo.com/

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Monday, November 4, 2013

Chrome Remote Desktop By Google

I apologize for not posting the new article, but yes, I am still alive (just been busy with new project cus8.com).

Freebie: Remote Desktop

Terms of use : Free

File format: Chrome browser plugin, support Windows, Mac and Linux

Website: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/chrome-remote-desktop/gbchcmhmhahfdphkhkmpfmihenigjmpp

Feature: The remote function is not limit to Chrome browser itself, users can take control entire computer. It is light, fast and secure, and no annoying commercial notification. It is one of the best alternative to Teamviewer.

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Sunday, May 26, 2013

goo.gl Google Shortener URL

Freebie: Google URL Shortener

Terms of use : Refer to Google Policy http://www.google.com/accounts/TOS

Website: http://goo.gl/

Site feature: 301 permanent redirect short URL to long URL, additional feature including tracking on referrers browser, countries, and visitors. The page also ready with QR code, easier for mobile user to visit the URL.

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Google URL Shortener

Example:

Short URL - http://goo.gl/IuTAS
Long URL - http://www.bubblecreative.com.my/

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Google PageSpeed Insight

Freebie: Optimize page speed

Terms of use : Free

File format: Browser add-on to Firefox Firebug or Chrome Developer tool.

Website: https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights_extensions

Site feature: Single click to analyst page problem together with recommendation of step to improve site improvement. The tool also automatically generate optimize images, JS and CSS file. With smaller file size, it is effectively to reduce server bandwidth and result speed up loading time.

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Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Yahoo! Inc. Smush.it - Images Optimizer

Freebie: Images optimizer, (file size capacity up to 1MB)

Terms of use : SMUSH.IT Terms of Use

Support format: PNG, GIF, and PNG

Website: http://www.smushit.com/

Site feature: 2 options to optimize an images file, either upload from local computer or paste image URLs then submit for optimize.

Huge images size can decrease site performance. Some designer say that it is hard process to reduce images size, some even believe that no way to optimize an images without losing it's quality.

Smush.it is a handy images tool develop by Yahoo, the project run with algorithm to auto select the best images output, optimization technique including ImageMagick, pngcrush, pngout, optipng, pngrewrite, jpegtran and gifsicle.

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Yahoo! Inc. Smush.it

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Blog.com - Free Blog Hosting

Freebie: Blog hosting, subscription service with more feature such as custom domain, ads remove and extra space

Terms of use : http://blog.com/terms-of-service/

Website: http://blog.com/

Blog feature:

1. Import post from blogger.com/ blogspot.com, wordpress, RSS, TypePad
2. Simple dashboard
3. Integrate with Polldaddy rating.
4. Support widget and theme
5. CSS editor
6. Ready with Google analytics and webmaster tool.

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Blog.com free blog