Tuesday, September 13, 2011

The Jumbled Box Bookmark Roundup, 4/9/2011

A couple of very useful tools for the photographers this time and a few other interesting finds… 



A free, online image editing utility boasting that it can reduce the file size of your photos by up to 5x, while keeping their original quality and JPEG format! Useful for e-mailing photos and reducing your storage requirements.

tags: web utility free photo photography


A free, open-source, RAW image converter and digital photo processing application. It's also cross-platform, with versions for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux, and almost all dSLRs and even some medium format bodies are supported.

tags:software windows freeware photography application macintosh Linux

The rest…

My Council Services

An online incident reporting service so you can let your local UK authority or council know about stuff like abandoned cars, road or pavement damage, uncollected rubbish, fly-tipping, broken street-lights, etc. You can track the progress of your submission and there's also an iPhone app version too.

tags: uk government ios application software freeware web service


A large, searchable and catagorized, directory of free-to-watch online documentaries. All media is embedded from other websites such as YouTube, Dailymotion, Guba, Tudou, MegaVideo, Veoh, Youku, etc.

tags: free video reference tv


A free Firefox and Chrome browser add-on that seamlessly organizes all the articles you want to read into text, removing all the annoying ads and popups, and then converts it to PDF format and e-mails you the magazine at the end of the day.

tags: free web pdf utility conversion


Need help tracking down an old or lost bank or building society account? This is a free service that brings together the three main account tracing schemes of the British Bankers’ Association, the Building Societies Association and National Savings and Investments into a single website. 

Together, they represent most of the firms that offer savings and current accounts in the UK so ,if you need to trace a lost account, then this is the place to start.

tags: web service free banking finance saving

Hunch FM

Yet another free streaming music service. This time from web recommendation service Hunch - just pick a genre and get listening.

tags: web service music streaming free


An open database, editable by anyone, of television shows. Includes series and episode guides.

tags: tv database directory

The Glaswegian

A local, weekly, free Glasgow newspaper for keeping up with news, entertainment and sport in and around Glasgow.

tags: newspaper media free glasgow scotland

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.