Google Maps just got better – Draggable directions!

Google is on a roll! My favorite map tool just got better with some cool features!
You can now drag your route (blue line) using different roads than the ones chosen automatically by Google. You can add destinations and it will all get sorted out for you nice and neat.

I’m totally loving it! Watch the Google Maps video introducing some of the new features:

Read more about Google Maps now having draggable driving directions!

Google Docs and Spreadsheets gets a new facelift!

Google Docs and Spreadsheets just got a new look. I like it this time around, it’s loading faster for me, and you’re now able to see all the documents right there in front of you. I wasn’t a big fan of the “out of sight out of mind” from the previous setup.

Outside of the new look, they did add some new things, now they have folders. Folders seems to work the same way as tags, but more like gmail where organization seems better with the traditional folder view. Also, they have Google Suggest like features for searching through your documents.

Google Docs and Spreadsheets

All in all, I think it’s a nice improvement.

Google Docs and Spreadsheets gets a makeover

Get a temporary phone number!

We’ve all heard about disposable e-mails, cameras, and contact lenses. But have you heard about the recent service that’s providing disposable phone numbers?

Numbr.com is providing temporary phone numbers, local to many areas, that give you the opportunity to pass out your number for timed events, such as a craigslist listing or any other type of classified ad.
You can set the number to expire in either an hour, a day, a week or a month. They provide the means to manage your number also so you can change the forwarding, email or features that the number comes with. It does provide some nice features including call screening, voicemail (emailed), history and you can even add another call forwarding number incase the first one is unanswered. More of Numbr features.

numbr is an auto-expiring, FREE anonymous phone number that forwards incoming call to
your home or mobile phone. Callers do not see your home or mobile numbers.

They also provide some extra site code for your ad or website.