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April 29, 2009

MakeUseOf.com – Cool Websites, Software and Internet Tips – April 29, 2009

Filed under: Tips,Advice,Ideas — hypeplug @ 4:21 pm

The geeks behind MakeUseOf.com are dedicated to keep you up-to-date on amazing new websites and free software that can make your life easier. Here are some of our latest discoveries:

Run Programs Automatically Using Windows Task Scheduler

PCs are marvelous tools, aren’t they? They can do so much for us, but they’re hardly the user-friendly home computers promised in science-fiction, which can follow any voice command and perform self-maintenance. It would be nice, at least, if your PC could at least do some things on its own. How about automatic weekly disk […]

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Cool Websites and Tools [April 26’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) CarbonRally – Living green has become more and more of an issue, especially now with Global Warming. It just seems […]

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How To Move My Documents Folder To A Different Drive

Does ‘My Documents’ sound like a contradiction in terms? In Vista, we impersonally call it Documents but do we really pay attention to this folder which is one of the most important ones in our system? Of course, it is not the only folder we have. But it usually is the default one called […]

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6 Useful Desktop Time Tracking Software

When I first started out being a freelancer and software developer, the one thing that is giving me a lot of headache is to estimate the project timeline and give a proper quotation. There are times when I quoted too less for an intensive project and end up receiving much less than the amount […]

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10 Tips to Extend Your iPod’s Battery Life

Listening to music on the go is an important aspect for anybody with a commute longer than 20 minutes, and you just can’t beat listening to a podcast while in queue at the supermarket. But what do you do when the battery runs out? Failure is not an option, so here are 10 useful tips […]

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Use Gmaps Pedometer to Create Walking Routes

A little while back I wrote about how I’m trying to change shape from something like a sphere to more of an upside-down triangle. I’ve got my tunes all adjusted for the pace, now I just need my walking routes. It’s been three years since I’ve done any jogging or walking for exercise, so I’d […]

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Cool Websites and Tools [April 28’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) itpints – Real-time search engine that scans Twitter, Facebook status updates, RSS feeds of popular news sites and blogs and […]

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Quinn – Multiplayer Tetris Game On Your Mac

If there’s one game that everybody knows, it’s Tetris. Ok, Pong and Pacman don’t come far behind either, but Tetris is an undeniable all time classic. Just thinking about all the hours I’ve spent playing, first on my old Mac OS 9, later on my cellphone, get’s me instantly nostalgic. Even the song has become a […]

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Use Smart Installer Pack to Install All Needed Software at Once

Some time back we looked at how you can create a custom Windows XP CD so that you can include all you favorite software on the CD that would install automatically. If that was too much for you, here is a simpler way. Try out the Smart Installer Pack. While the Smart Installer Pack (sip) might […]

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See What Are Top Listened Songs Online with We Are Hunted

Finding and listening to new music is one of my favorite uses of the Web. There are a ton of music sites out there that are constantly finding, sharing, and promoting great new music. Countless new artists are being discovered thanks to the Web, and the music world is booming because of it. Well, […]

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5 Unique Websites with Very Useful Tag Clouds

Generally, tag or word clouds visually depict the words used in a given text. Frequently used words may stick out with an increased font size, groups of tags may appear in uniform colors. Additionally, tag clouds can visualize relationships of words. Tag clouds are much easier to grasp than simple lists, as words can be weighted […]

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Cool Websites and Tools [April 29’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) AVGLinkScanner – A security add-on for your browser that automatically scans all the links on a webpage and marks them […]

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