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What’s Your Favorite MakeUseOf Post of 2012? [We Ask You]

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What’s Your Favorite MakeUseOf Post of 2012? [We Ask You]

MakeUseOf may not have been the dominant thing in your life in 2012, but it probably played a part in your daily routine. To think, we don’t even charge for this stuff, giving most of it away for free. It’s now your turn to give something back, not only to us but also to your fellow readers. It’s easy enough, all you need to do is nominate one or more pieces of content as your favorite MakeUseOf post of 2012.

Dave Parrack December 22, 2012 22-12-2012
What’s Your Favorite MakeUseOf Post of 2012? [We Ask You]
How To Automatically Pause Your Music When You Unplug Your Headphones [Mac]

Mac

How To Automatically Pause Your Music When You Unplug Your Headphones [Mac]

Set iTunes (or any Mac music player) to pause every time you unplug your headphones and play when you plug them back in. BreakAway is a simple app for Mac that prevents you from filling a room with your music when you unplug your headphones. If this sounds familiar, it should: my iPod shuffle used to automatically pause when I unplugged my headphones.

Justin Pot December 22, 2012 22-12-2012
How To Automatically Pause Your Music When You Unplug Your Headphones [Mac]
Use Gmail’s Experimental Search To Track Your Online Purchases, Reservations, & Events [Updates]

Internet

Use Gmail’s Experimental Search To Track Your Online Purchases, Reservations, & Events [Updates]

Google frequently holds experimental field trials to test out new search features and then adds or discards them depending upon user response. The latest one is about finding your stuff faster. The field trial that’s on right now introduces you to searching your Gmail using Google.com instead of digging through the mountain of emails in your inbox.

Saikat Basu December 22, 2012 22-12-2012
Use Gmail’s Experimental Search To Track Your Online Purchases, Reservations, & Events [Updates]
10 Incredibly Useful Clipboard Management Utilities [Windows]

Windows

10 Incredibly Useful Clipboard Management Utilities [Windows]

Copy and paste is one of the best features we have at our fingertips, especially when combined with keyboard shortcuts. You can’t argue that copying and pasting is one of the most common things we all do, no matter what technical skill you might have. But there has always been a gap in the copy and paste method. That is that once you copy something, you better intend to paste it somewhere else right away or you might forget and overwrite it.

Aaron Couch December 22, 2012 22-12-2012
10 Incredibly Useful Clipboard Management Utilities [Windows]
Starmatic – Kodak’s 1959 Toy Camera Revived As An iOS Social Network

iPhone and iPad

Starmatic – Kodak’s 1959 Toy Camera Revived As An iOS Social Network

There’s no denying that Instagram has the monopoly on vintage, filtered photography, and mobile photosharing. Competitors have come and gone, and Instagram is still going strong. That hasn’t stopped the team behind Starmatic from putting together a slick app which is a joy to use. Starmatic’s photo-taking interface allows you to use the front and back cameras, turn the flash on and off, and turn on grid guidelines.

Nancy Messieh December 22, 2012 22-12-2012
Starmatic – Kodak’s 1959 Toy Camera Revived As An iOS Social Network
Facebook Begins To Roll Out Drag N’ Drop Photo Uploads For Posts [Updates]

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Facebook Begins To Roll Out Drag N’ Drop Photo Uploads For Posts [Updates]

Photos are becoming an integral part of Facebook. So is the way we use them. Facebook is apparently keen on making the photo experience smoother. The roll-out of a drag and drop feature could be a start. Facebook is introducing the drag and drop functionality to the publisher box from where we post our status updates and shares.

Saikat Basu December 22, 2012 22-12-2012
Facebook Begins To Roll Out Drag N’ Drop Photo Uploads For Posts [Updates]
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