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Online Dictation – Typing long passages is not something that people are fond of. This is precisely why we have various computer applications that convert speech to text for your convenience. Here to offer you the same service online is a web app called Online Dictation, a free to use web tool that converts your speech into text. Read more: Online Dictation: Have Your Speech Converted to Text Online

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Word by ICSOFT – Now you can get Office for Mac that is basically a suite of Office products that includes Excel, PowerPoint, etc. But the suite costs at least more than $100 – a high price to pay if all you want to do is use a competent text editor. Thankfully a competent and inexpensive alternative is available that not only provides you with Word processing features but also enables you to take full advantage of the Mac retina display. This alternative is a tool called Word by ICSOFT. Read more: Word by ICSOFT: A Powerful Word Processor For Mac [10 Free Licenses]


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Google Chrome Extension Manager – If you have many extensions installed in your Google Chrome browser but are too lazy to manage them, check out Google Chrome Extension Manager. It is a lightweight extension that lets you easily manage (enable/disable/uninstall) extensions and apps installed in your Chrome browser. Once you install it, you will see the icon in the address bar. Read more: Google Chrome Extension Manager: Manage Extensions & Tabs In A Single Click


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My Episode Guide – TV channels offer many good shows to watch. With numerous good shows on air, it is difficult to keep a track of which of your favorite series will be airing soon. Here to help you out is a browser extension called My Episode Guide, a free to use browser tool for Google Chrome. The tool basically installs itself as an extension to Chrome. Read more: My Episode Guide: Use Chrome To Check When Your Favorite Episodes Will Air


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OEM Secrets – There are many companies that manufacture electronic components like capacitors, transistors, and opamps. The prices of these components are not fixed and each supplier has its own prices. Here to help you find the supplier that offers the cheapest price for your components is a website called OEM Secrets. Read more: OEM Secrets: A Search Engine for Electronic Components & Their Prices


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  1. Anonymous
    December 17, 2012 at 5:26 pm

    The Google Chrome Extension Manager should have been built into Chrome.

  2. Hemant Devarapalli
    December 9, 2012 at 7:00 am

    OEM was awesome!

  3. Debuser
    December 9, 2012 at 4:17 am

    Guys - check out TVWatchlist ( it is way better than My Episode Guide.. miles ahead!!

    • Saikat Basu
      December 9, 2012 at 4:54 am

      Thanks for the suggestion. Will check it out definitely.

  4. Mac Witty
    December 8, 2012 at 1:04 pm

    I was too late for Word by ICSOFT giveaway. Have tested a couple of Word alternative but always went back to MS Word (work) or NeoOffice (home). Pitty they do not have a trial.

  5. Pranav Mahajan
    December 8, 2012 at 12:17 pm

    Can you recommend a site to manage my pocketmoney????

  6. Robert Szubarga
    December 8, 2012 at 11:51 am

    Good list but for all who watch TV series suggest

  7. Âdil Farôôq
    December 8, 2012 at 11:16 am

    Wow very nice list of websites thanks for it

    • Din One
      December 8, 2012 at 11:31 am

      You should came here regulary

      • Aibek Esengulov
        December 9, 2012 at 6:46 am


  8. Vishal Srivastava
    December 8, 2012 at 7:00 am

    Man!! OEM is my dream come true. I just wanted something like it. Thanks a lot for the share!!

    • Din One
      December 8, 2012 at 11:08 am

      Wow OEM is nice web...

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