Cool Websites and Tools [December 14th 2012]

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FourChords – This application helps beginner guitarists easily play popular songs that they like. The songs featured on the app can all be played using four chords that are shown on the app’s screen. Song lyrics and the melody are all shown on the same screen. You can optionally record what you play and share it with your friends through the application. Read more: FourChords: Helps Beginner Guitarists Play Popular Songs [iOS]

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Fluid – Do you have certain web apps that you use all the time and hate having to have a separate tab open for each of them? Well what if I told you there was a way to turn your favorite web apps in to desktop ones on your Mac? With Fluid, this is not only possible, but incredibly easy. Read more: Fluid: Convert Web Applications Into Desktop Applications [Mac]

 

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SQPad – is a dead simple pastebin-like service to save your notes. You simply enter a text or a code snippet, input name of the file and click “Go” to save your text. Your text will be saved under its own unique URL, which you can access and edit later at any time. Optionally you can enter a password to protect your note or apply syntax highlighting. Read more: SQPad: Easily Save & Search Your Notes Online

 

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PageSpeed Insights – One of the greatest challenges a website owner faces is making their website run as fast as possible. If a visitor comes to your site and finds that it takes too long to load, they will quickly move to another site that offers a similar service with better performance. PageSpeed Insights is a tool for Google Chrome designed to help website owners. Read more: PageSpeed Insights: Check How Fast Your Website Is & Get Tips To Make It Faster [Chrome]

 

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AntTek Explorer – is another addition to the list of file managers on the Android platform, but what mainly sets it apart from its competitors is the fact that it offers the same features and utility on its phone version as it does on its tablet version. Its multi-column interface makes it easier to view and access a larger number of files at a time. Read more: AntTek Explorer: Manage Files With The Same Convenience On Phone And Tablet [Android]

 

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