Cool Websites and Tools [December 30th 2012]

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Voice Shortcuts Launcher – The average smartphone owner has a bunch of applications installed on their device. Due to this, it sometimes becomes difficult to find your desired app from the long list of installed apps. Here to help you open apps and perform other phone features in a simple way is an Android tool called Voice Shortcuts Launcher. Read more: Voice Shortcuts Launcher: Add Custom Voice Commands To Your Phone [Android]

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[NO LONGER WORKS] Appetizer – App.net is a highly popular website amongst mobile app developers as it provides them with a distribution and monetization platform for iOS and Android. The service also offers interaction with other developers. To quickly access your App.net account from your desktop, you can use a program called Appetizer. Read more: Appetizer: A Desktop Client For App.Net [Mac]

 

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PicLits – To get started on a creative writing piece, you need to have the proper inspiration – something which is not always easy to find. What works for many are pictures as they bring new ideas to one’s mind. Here to help creative writers in that way is a web service called PicLits. Read more: PicLits: Get Inspiring Pictures & Words To Help You Write Creatively

 

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Looper for YouTube – Have you ever streamed a song on YouTube that you wanted to listen to repeatedly? Normally, you would have to keep on clicking on the replay button each time the video ended. But thanks to a tool called Looper for YouTube, the task has been made much easier. The extension lets you set YouTube videos to replay automatically. Read more: Looper For YouTube: Set Any YouTube Video To Auto Repeat In Google Chrome

 

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GraphicSprings – A good logo is essential for any brand or website that you are about to launch. While hiring a professional to design your logo can be quite expensive, fortunately there are websites that let you do it for free. One such website is a GraphicSprings, a free to use web service that lets you create custom logos. Read more: GraphicSprings: Create Custom Logos Online & Download Them In JPG, JPEG, Or PNG

 

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Comments (6)
  • Krishna Singh

    looper and piclits are really great and new to me. thanks.

  • Theresa Reardon

    I’ve tried out my fair share of apps like Voice Shortcuts Launcher and I found this to be the best so far. Thanks for the mention.

  • Anonymous

    Thanks so much, Albek! I especially like Graphic Springs; it is SO easy for crappy artists, such as myself.

  • Âdil Farôôq

    “Voice Shortcuts Launcher” Is this software works effectively?
    My device have a voice search installed but sometimes it shows different results…:/

    • Saikat Basu

      Your device probably has Google Voice Search installed.

    • Âdil Farôôq

      Absolutely it is that’s why wanted to know is that application better than Google Voice search?

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