Cool Websites and Tools [December 15th 2012]

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Pipy App – Sometimes while you are using your PC, you need to open a file or program but simply cannot find it. The usual solution is to use the native search feature in Windows but if you are looking for a quicker and more convenient solution, check out an app called Pipy. Once installed you can access Pipy through its icon in the System Tray. Read more: Pipy App: A Windows Desktop App to Quickly Open Programs, Files, and Folders

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General Files Downloader – This is a user-friendly smartphone application that is compatible with Android devices. The application is sized at nearly 300 KB and it runs on devices operating on version 1.6 or later of Android. The application helps you search for all types of files on various online file hosts like Rapidshare, Hotfile, 4shared, Depositfiles, Turbobit, Filepost, Extabit, Uploading, Netload, Rapidgator, Mediafire, Megashares, and so on. Read more: General Files Downloader: Use Your Phone To Search & Download Files From Popular File Hosts [Android 1.6+]

 

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Auto Cursor – There are many websites which you visit to search for something. Such sites have the typing cursor automatically activate the first text field on the page thus saving you an extra mouse click before you can type in your query. Fortunately for Mozilla Firefox users, there is a solution in the form of Auto Cursor. Read more: Auto Cursor: Get The Cursor To Automatically Activate In The First Text Box of a Webpage

 

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Folding Text – When it comes to lightweight text editors, users prefer something minimalistic that does typing and little else. But while using a simple text editor you might suddenly require additional formatting to make headlines, lists, and paragraphs; for this one would normally export the text to a text editor with more features. Thankfully there exists a tool called Folding Text that gives you the best of both options. Read more: Folding Text: A Text Editor That Formats While You Type (Mac)

 

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Sticky Notifications – Stickies are a convenient way of constantly reminding us the tasks which we need to complete. By being always within our site, forgetting about a task becomes very difficult. If you own a Mac computer and find Stickies useful, you should check out a desktop app called Sticky Notifications. Read more: Sticky Notifications: Get Virtual Stickies For Your Mac

 

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