Create a portable shortcut with relative paths using the standard Windows shortcut creating wizard for programs or files in a USB drive. It will then work on any Windows computer on any drive.
Ben Metcalfe blogged out a warning after his domain Vb.ly was shut down by NIC.ly. He gave the reason, “because the content of our website, in their opinion, fell outside of Libyan Islamic/Sharia Law.” This, with a number of other factors, was enough for Metcalfe to state that the “.ly […]
Mcaf.ee is a secure-short URL service by McAfee. It lets you create short URLs that are scanned against McAfee’s databases of known spam, malware hosting or bot control sites prior to being shown. This assures those who click the short url know it’s safe. If the site is flagged dangerous, […]
Google has announced that its url shortener Goo.gl is now open for all. Google had launched Goo.gl last December and integrated it with several Google products like Feedburner, Google News, Blogger and Google Toolbar. To create a short URL, go to Goo.gl, paste web address and hit Shorten. Goo.gl URL shortener […]
KnowURL is an online service which allow users to find, retrieve or unshorten the original URL hidden behind the Shortened URL. It supports almost all URL shortening sites like bit.ly, tr.im, tinyurl and many more. This can come handy when you’re unsure about the original link and want to confirm […]
Services like TinyURL, dickensurl.com, tini.us and many others makes long urls short. Twitter makes long URLs email friendly and save users from overflowing their 140-character limit, but shortened links can be a pain to click, wait, and then be disappointed if the link was not what you expected it to […]
DickensURL is similar to TinyURL, which lets you convert long urls into short 40 characters ones. In TinyURL if you don’t define your own custom alias for the links then the converted link comes out gibberish and doesn’t make any sense. Now this is where DickensURL comes into highlight, it […]