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Extension Automation – Are you looking for a way to disable and enable your Chrome extensions for certain websites easily? Maybe you have an extension that only works with Facebook, and running it on another site simply wastes memory. If you do, Extension Automation is the perfect tool for the job. It allows you to define certain websites to block an extension. Read more: Extension Automation: Enable & Disable Extensions For Specific Websites [Chrome]

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Gmail Notifier – For people who have multiple email accounts, managing them can be quite difficult. Sometimes the emails just get backed up, and often, the best way to keep on top of them is to check them immediately as they come in. The easiest way we have seen that accomplishes this task is by using Gmail Notifier. It makes Gmail feel more like an instant messenger client than email, which makes it incredibly easy to stay on top of your email and make sure you do not let it get backed up. Read more: Gmail Notifier: The Fastest Way To Check Your Gmail


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Groopt – There are plenty of ways to collaborate for businesses. They all offer their own interesting features and benefits, but most of them are not of much use to someone looking to collaborate outside of business. What if you are not looking for a way to work on spreadsheets? Well, in that case, you should take a look at Groopt. Read more: Groopt: Free Collaboration Tool For Large Social Groups


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Toast Invoice – lets you create invoices of the amount of work and hours you put in for a certain client or project, without having to fill out long-winding spreadsheets or creating a log on Excel. Being a web application, Toast Invoice makes it easier for you to access your invoices anywhere and anytime simply by logging in to your account on the website. Read more: Toast Invoice: Create Invoices Online And Manage Payments Effectively [Web]


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Permissions – With the amount of apps you download and use daily, it is hard to track what apps have access to your social accounts. Some long-forgotten app might be posting to your Facebook or Twitter account on your behalf and you might not even know about it. If you are an iPhone user, check out Permissions. It is an iOS app that scans your app permission settings. Read more: Permissions: Manage Privacy Settings Of Your Social Accounts


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  1. Anonymous
    December 17, 2012 at 5:11 pm

    Gmail Notifier is a great site.

  2. Mac Witty
    December 14, 2012 at 7:27 pm

    Gmail Notifier is nearly a must if you have multiple accounts to check

  3. Damien Garcia
    December 14, 2012 at 6:29 pm

    I love Extension Automation and Permissions, Thank you. MakeUseOf is always helpful.

  4. Paulo Delgado
    December 14, 2012 at 6:23 pm

    I used group for my club at school

  5. Lisa Santika Onggrid
    December 14, 2012 at 2:16 pm

    I use IFTTT to send me SMS for any new email. Quite handy since I'm not always in front of my computer.

    December 14, 2012 at 12:42 pm

    It would be better if you/we classify the cool website according to their specific functionality or like tag them with appropriate tags in addition to cool web apps/websites. Just a humble suggestion :)

  7. Kelly Karpinski
    December 14, 2012 at 6:30 am

    Thank you. I am sure I will be using Toast Invoice. What a great tool!

  8. Thehunting Lion
    December 14, 2012 at 6:21 am

    Extension automation is the best..
    can use it for extensions like facebook photo zoom and turn off the lights

  9. Vishal Srivastava
    December 14, 2012 at 5:21 am

    Good!! Like extension automation and gmail notifier...

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