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April 25, 2009

MakeUseOf.com – Cool Websites, Software and Internet Tips – April 25, 2009

Filed under: Tips,Advice,Ideas — hypeplug @ 4:30 pm

Cool Websites and Tools [April 23’rd]

Check out some of the latest makeuseof discoveries. All listed websites are FREE (or come with a decent free account option). No trials or buy-to-use craplets. For even more app reviews subscribe to makeuseof directory.   (1) CometDocs – Comprehensive file & data conversion tool which lets you perform over 50 different conversions online. The site has […]

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How To Master The Power of Mac Shortcuts

In the terms of using computer, I’m more of a keyboard guy. This doesn’t mean that I’m not using mouse, but I prefer to put my hands on the keyboard as much as possible. This also means that I use a lot of shortcut keys to get my work done. Using shortcuts is fast. A […]

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5 Really Easy-to-use Freeware Video Converters

Our lives have turned into a big media center. Each of us likely have our own set of desktops, laptops, mobile phones, portable media players, handheld consoles, and MP3 players. The many video formats needed to run our gadgets just add more stress to our already media-entangled lives. With so many video formats and too little […]

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Freebies: 15 Free Icon Sets for your iPhone

As many of you know the iPhone is a powerful device that combines incredible sleek design with advanced graphic user interface technology. Millions of users rely on the iPhone daily to aid them in smoothing out the rough edges of life, but why not apply creativity to technology with a collection of attractive icons? All […]

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Cool Websites and Tools [April 23’rd]

Check out some of the latest makeuseof discoveries. All listed websites are FREE (or come with a decent free account option). No trials or buy-to-use craplets. For even more app reviews subscribe to makeuseof directory.   (1) CometDocs – Comprehensive file & data conversion tool which lets you perform over 50 different conversions online. The site has […]

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5 English Foreign Newspapers That You Should Read

Before the flaming starts, let me qualify that headline – I mean ‘foreign’ as in ‘foreign to me’. Yes, the web is worldwide and you may be reading from one of the countries that I reference. That’s cool. Welcome. The goal of this article is driven by the axiom that when there are two opposing […]

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GunBound – Multiplayer Worms-like Shooting Game

I remember playing Worms at a friends place when I was little. We’d boot up the Windows 95 system, wait half an hour, and start playing. It was a really crappy computer, one of the crappiest I’ve ever seen. After two or three turns, it always crashed. And we kept rebooting, and kept trying, because […]

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Fling Ftp: Automate your Backup with free FTP client (Windows)

I have been on the lookout for a good light weight backup solution. I currently use a crap load of batch scripts. I recently saw a mention of Fling on Lifehacker. And after reading about Fling FTP I decided to check it out. I browsed on over to http://www.nchsoftware.com/fling/index.html to download the 241kb file. After installing […]

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How to Bypass Firewalls & Get into Blocked Websites in School or at Work with FreeProxy (Windows)

Okay kids, you’ve been searching the web for how to get into blocked websites in school, with no luck.  Face it, you’re living in a world where your parents and your teachers want to protect you from the vile and nasty evils that lurk on the Internet. Why?  Are there really child predators hiding in […]

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Latest Picks from MakeUseOf Geeky Fun

Check out the top picks from MakeUseOf Geeky Fun during the last week. 1. Facebook Song: I’m On Facebook (NSFW) (video). 2. Facebook Manners: The 1950’s Style (video). 3. Digg Frontpage After Marijuana Legalization (pic) 4. The Ultimate Watch For Geeks (pic) 5. Homeless Frank – Laptop Hunters $1000 Video Parody (video) If you would like to keep up with all […]

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Cool Websites and Tools [April 24’th]

Check out some of the latest makeuseof discoveries. All listed websites are FREE (or come with a decent free account option). No trials or buy-to-use craplets. For even more app reviews subscribe to makeuseof directory.   (1) CaptionTube – If you ever need to add subtitles or text captions to Youtube videos you may try it with […]

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GKrellM – System Monitor Tool with Tons of Great Plugins

GkrellM is not a new app. In fact, it have been around for a long time, even before Conky has existed. Despite its old age, it is still a powerful app that is used and loved by many people. Simply said, GKrellM is a single process stack of system monitors that allows you to monitor your […]

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6 Reasons Why Plurk Beats Twitter

Plurk is a microblogging platform. Compared to Twitter it’s similar but different. Most of all Plurk doesn’t cease to introduce innovations. And that’s what this post is about: differences and new features. Timeline Rather than in a vertical list, updates (plurks) appear on a horizontal timeline. When you scroll through the timeline you will pass date borders and scrolling […]

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