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Fill up your queue
We've always been a fan of Boxee as a solid media PC app, but now we've found a way to make it even better. Boxee's own bookmarklet allows users to add videos from sites like YouTube to their queue. As long as you have Boxee installed on your system (it doesn't have to be open), you can click the bookmarklet and it will add the video in your browser to your account's queue. It's a must have for all Boxee users!
Sync bookmarks from any browser
You may know that you can sync your Chrome bookmarks to your Google account, but did you know you can easily do the same thing using any browser? This bookmarklet makes it possible. Clicking the bookmarklet displays a pop-up window that lets you edit a site's title, add tags, notes, and add it to your Google bookmarks list. If you haven't been using Google to manage your bookmarks yet, this little tool just might make it worth your while.
Making the to-do list is the easy part
Do you use the Remember the Milk web app to manage your tasks and reminders? Remember the Milk's own bookmarklet is a great way to add tasks to your account as soon as you're reminded of them. See a concert online that you want to eventually purchase tickets for? Just highlight it, click your bookmarklet, and add it to your list of things to do. You can edit the title, date, tags, and list all with the bookmarklet, and based on what you highlight, Remember the Milk will fill in some of the blanks for you.
Avoid unsavory surprises
Thanks to Twitter's 140-character limit, URL shorteners have become all the rage. If you're tearing your hair out over all these short URLs, breathe a sigh of relief; Long URL Please is here for you. This handy bookmarklet supports 80 services, and will help keep you from accidentally stumbling upon things you'd just rather not see. Click the bookmarklet and the origins of every shortened URL on the page are revealed.
Create links with a simple click
XenoMachina's Linkify is a true timesaver for anyone that publishes content to the web. How does it work? Open up your blog editor of choice, start a post, and type. Get to something you'd like to create a link for? Select the term, click Linkify, and you'll get a pop-up that searches Google. Just pick the result you'd like to link to and you're all set. Linkify doesn't work in Google docs, but it works just about everywhere else—Flickr, Blogger, and yes, even Twitter.
Now they're speaking your language
It seems like nearly every one of Google’s myriad online services has a bookmarklet, and Google Translate is no exception. In fact, there are more than 50 bookmarklets for the online translator—one for each language it supports. Simply save the bookmarklet for your mother tongue, then highlight some text in another language and give it a click. Google Translate will take care of the rest.