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NYC Mate Maps – New York is a big and busy place. Knowing your way around is very important; if lost, you can spend a lot of time getting back on track. This is why NYC Mate Maps is an extremely helpful tool to have for New York residents. Read more: NYC Mate Maps: Detailed Map Of New York With Transit info (iPhone App).

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FontSquirrel – Although there are many free fonts available online, many of them are restricted to private non-commercial projects. Developers spend a good deal of time looking for free fonts which can be used in commercial projects. Now thanks to “Font Squirrel” they will no longer have to spend hours looking for the fonts they need. Read more: FontSquirrel: Get Great Fonts Free To Use In Commercial Projects.

 

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[NO LONGER WORKS] OpenSpot – Technology is at its best when applied to solve real life problems. OpenSpot is an app for Android phones that aims to help people with the parking problem. Once downloaded, OpenSpot shows you open parking spaces near your location. Read more: OpenSpot: Find Open Parking Spots Using Your Android Phone.

 

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Poyozo – With so many social networks, email accounts, calendars, messaging services, photo storage and tons of other web services around, an average user often feels a lack of control and organization over their personal data. Poyozo is a Firefox add-on that gives you that control by letting you download data from any of these websites. Read more: Poyozo: Download & Organize Data From Multiple Web Services [Firefox].

 

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ResizeMyBrowser – Testing a website in different window sizes is an integral part of web design. Typically, it requires viewing the website on different monitors, screen resolutions and manually resizing the size of your browser. However, ResizeMyBrowser is a tool that makes the process really easy and painless. Read more: ResizeMyBrowser: Quickly Test Website In Multiple Browser Resolutions.

 

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  1. Lesley Brian
    August 19, 2010 at 10:35 am

    +1 for NYC Mate Maps

    • Marko
      August 19, 2010 at 10:39 am

      agree

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