Several have asked me to share the technologies that I’m frequently using these days. Here’s a short list of tools that I’m using on a regular basis. You can access my accounts for most of these tools using the Navigation menu.
Firefox – There are a variety of technical and security reasons to quit using Internet Explorer. Firefox is the browser of choice these days.
WordPress – It’s clearly the content management system/ blogging platform of choice these days.
Trillian – Use and access all your different IM accounts through one platform.
Del.icio.us – Social bookmarking made simple and efficient.
Feedburner – The “leading provider of media distribution and audience engagement services for blogs and RSS feeds.”
Zoho and Google Apps – These are free online office/ productivity tools. I’ve recently become more a fan of Zoho than Google because Zoho offers many more tools. Zoho’s Creator makes it possible and super easy to create your own online forms and databases without having your own server.
Here are other tools that I’m still trying: Flock (Combine your social tools into this Firefox-based browser), Second Life (I’m out of my comfort zone with this one), flickr (Good for work uses, but doesn’t meet our family’s needs) and facebook (It works well enough, but I don’t see the need for it).
Go 2 Web 2.0 – Claims to be the complete directory of all the Web 2.0 technologies out there.
You can also take a look at other related posts I’ve written by clicking on the Free Educational Software link in the Navigation menu.