Programmer Yoav Ezer has put together a comprehensive list of web apps for freelancers, covering everything from marketing to money management to writing tools.
The aptly named Button Maker lets you whip together custom web buttons, the kind you usually see for RSS feeds and the like.
Reader Jason needs a way to receive e-mail reminders based on information contained in a spreadsheet:
Phixr is an online photo editor that offers a wealth of image-tweaking tools and loads of options for distributing the finished product.
"California officials say they plan to use text message alerts as part of their statewide emergency system."
Reader John discovered a way to virtually eliminate spam from his Outlook inbox: top-level domain blocking.
A new gadget provides easy access to Outlook—your inbox, calendar and more—from within iGoogle (formerly Google Personalized Homepage).
Windows Vista only: PalmVista Simple Installer lets you install programs and data files on your Palm OS-based Treo or handheld. Incredibly, Palm's own software doesn't.
AirportParkingReservations.com lets you reserve a parking spot at an off-airport lot.
Hardcore-user mag Maximum PC shows you how to make the switch to Linux.
"Users of Google Earth may soon be able to hear the sounds found in some locations."
MapsKrieg helps you find apartments, houses for rent, sublets and more by mashing Craigslist listings with Google Maps.
You've got just four days to find a killer (or at least thoughtful) gift for the woman who gave you life. Gift site MothersDayCentral offers eight interesting, low-cost ideas. For example:
DIY site Instructables shows you how to turn "used" office paper (sheets that have been printed on one side) into blank books.
Windows only: Wubi is a Windows-based Ubuntu Linux installer that lets you run the OS on your Windows XP box—no partitions, bootloaders or Live CDs required.
Firefox only: Speed Dial corrals your favorite sites into a thumbnail-preview tab for fast and easy browsing.
"Sprint and Palm introduces the new Palm Treo 755p smart phone."
Firefox only: The eBay Toolbar lets you search eBay, access your account and more, all from within Firefox.
WikiHow has a great lesson in proper apostrophe usage—the Achilles' heel of bloggers everywhere (except here, of course). For example: