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A father of two, neo geek, tech-obsessed male who is also the co-founder of MakeUseOf and been here since makeuseof hit web for the first time.

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How To Create Professional Reports & Docs on Word

20th May, 2010

This guide looks at the elements of a good report, as well as review the structuring, styling, and finalizing of your document.


Browsera: Test Your Site in Different Browsers

30th November, 2009

Ensuring that your new website looks and behaves the same way on different browsers is a task that requires considerable amount of time and effort. Browsera is an online tool that can help you out. It can automatically compare the output of each browser and find inconsistencies in your pages, so that you can quickly […]

Virtual Museum: Browse European Museums Online

30th November, 2009

Virtual Museum is a website that lets you browse a number of European museums online, and explore the most remarkable items of European prehistoric culture and heritage. You may browse and view items by country, museum, time period BC and categories. Each item has it is own page with related historical & archeological information and […]


WebPrivacyCheck: Check Proxy Effectiveness In Hiding Your Identity

29th November, 2009

WebPrivacyCheck is a web tool that allows you to check what security related data is exposed by your browser when you surf the web. You can use this site to measure the effectiveness of proxy or any other privacy solution in keeping your identity hidden. Works easy, simply visit the website though your privacy solution […]


MailCounter: Get ‘Email This’ Button/Counter For Your Site

29th November, 2009

MailCounter is web service that provides an embeddable “Email This” counter/button for your website. It offers your website visitors an easy way to share articles on your websites with others via email. Adding the button to your site is very easy, no registration is needed, just copy provided lines of code to your website and […]


FreeMyPDF: Unlock Restricted PDF Files

28th November, 2009

If you ever need to unlock restricted PDF file that prevents you from copying, editing or printing the contents then FreeMyPDF can help. It is a simple online utility where you can upload a PDF file and quickly remove its restrictions. The application only supports PDFs that you can open and read, PDFs that require […]


Chimply: Generate Loading Indicators Online

28th November, 2009

Chimply allows you to generate those loading indicators and animated bars that you see on many websites these days. These indicators are often used by web developers to let the users know when the page is loading or application is doing something. Buttons and badges can be generated as well. Works simple, just select one […]

Calendarika: Create Personal Calendar Online

23rd November, 2009

Calendarica is a new web app that lets you create personal calendars online. It has a number of ready made templates to which you can add images, text and customize month and year. The images can be uploaded from both your computer and the web. The whole process involves three simple steps: Select template. Upload […]

RSS2PDF.org: RSS Feed To PDF converter

22nd November, 2009

RSS2PDF is a free web utility that lets you convert OPML or RSS feed to a PDF file. It’s very quick and created PDFs are nicely formatted for your offline reading pleasure. To get an idea you may check out the converted MakeUseOf feed here. The link prompts you directly with a download option of […]


Just-DNSLookup: Remote DNS Lookup Tool

22nd November, 2009

Just-DNSLookup is a simple web application for webmasters that lets you perform remote DNS lookup for any given host or domain name. It checks the host from 30+ locations worldwide. This comes in handy when your site is slow or inaccessible, and you are not sure what causing it, your host or the network in […]


Numbeo: Compare Cost Of Living Between ANY Major Two Cities

22nd November, 2009

Recently, we told you an app that lets you compare cost of living between two cities in US. This time we are introducing a similar site, but unlike the pearlier one it can compare cost of living between any two cities worldwide. The Numbeo was created by Google Ireland ex employee Banja Luka. The site […]


NeedASig: Generate Cool Email Signatures & Icons

21st November, 2009

NeedASig is a web application that lets you generate cool email signatures and icons. These signatures are great for spicing up your emails, and can also be used as protection from email spam bots. There are two ways to create signatures, you can either use one of provided image templates or upload you own background […]


Cool Websites and Tools [November 20, 2009]

21st November, 2009

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 more cool websites and web app reviews subscribe to MakeUseOf Directory.   (1) The Inflation Calculator – Nowadays, the dollar don’t have the same buying power as it […]

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AceFreeFonts: Free Font Archive

19th November, 2009

AceFreeFonts is a free font archive that provides you with a huge collection (over 20,000) of downloadable fonts. All fonts are nicely organized into categories and searchable by name or tags. Clicking on a particular font takes you to a page where you can preview the font with your own text and rate. The additional […]

Theme Park Maps: Download Theme Park Maps Online

19th November, 2009

If you’re planning to take your kids to a theme park anytime soon then ThemeParkMaps can come in very handy. As the name suggests it is a website that hosts over 300 scanned theme park maps dating back as far as 1930 (though most maps are recent and were taken within the last ten years). […]