web utilities

BareSite Strips Web Sites To The Basics

BareSite Strips Web Sites To The Basics

Baresite is a simple web-based application which strips images and formatting from a web site to display just the bare bones. The above image shows how Baresite displays Google News on the left, and how the site looks during normal browsing on the right. If there is a news feed…

Tip of My Tongue Finds The Word You’re Looking For

Tip of My Tongue Finds The Word You’re Looking For

A thesaurus is a repetitive writer’s best friend, but what happens when you’re looking for a specific word, the one that starts with a certain letter, or means the same things as that other word? Free word search site Tip of My Tongue makes it easy to find that word…

Wanokoto Webapp Turns Photos Old-Timey

Wanokoto Webapp Turns Photos Old-Timey

The Red Ferret Journal points out a slick, Japanese upload-and-convert tool for giving photos that browned-out, decades-old look. Select a photo or paste in a URL (both words are written in English, as luck would have it), and hit the bottom blue button. The photo results aren’t returned at full…