Cool Websites and Tools [December 9th 2012]

muo   Cool Websites and Tools [December 9th 2012]Check out some of the latest MakeUseOf discoveries. Most of the listed websites are FREE or come with a decent free account option. If you want to have similar cool website round-ups delivered to your daily email, subscribe here.

   Cool Websites and Tools [December 9th 2012]


Pholium – One of the best ways to share your photos is through eBooks. It really gives you a lot of flexbility and creative power for crafting your masterpiece. Creating an ebook sounds pretty difficult, but it shouldn’t be. If you have an iPad, you’re in luck. Pholium is an app specifically for iPads which allows you create photo ebooks. Read more: Pholium: Create Photo eBooks With Ease [iPad]

   Cool Websites and Tools [December 9th 2012]


Quick Launch Lock Screen – is a new way to customise your Android lock screen, allowing you to add apps to launch with one-click, a background you choose and to be able to view unread messages. The choices are all yours, so the end result should be the perfect lock screen for you. Any recently-used apps can be added as one-click launch applications from the lock screen. Read more: Quick Launch Lock Screen: Customise Your Android Lock Screen


   Cool Websites and Tools [December 9th 2012]


Hide Find Bar – is the perfect Firefox add-on for anyone who uses the browser’s built-in find on page function. All you need to do to open the find bar is press “CTRL-F” or “F3.” However, once you have it open, it does not go away until you manually close it, and it shows on all tabs. This is a waste of time when you want to get back to work. Read more: Hide Find Bar: Hide The Finder Bar After A Period Of Inactivity [Firefox]


   Cool Websites and Tools [December 9th 2012]


Blockr – As a person who sits on the Internet and writes all day, I can tell you how hard it is to stay on task. Websites like Reddit, Facebook and so many cool places make me forget I have deadlines to meet and work to do. Thankfully, Blockr takes care of that problem by blocking the web until you meet your writing goals. Read more: Blockr: Block Internet Access Until You Meet Your Writing Or Coding Goals [Chrome]


   Cool Websites and Tools [December 9th 2012]


Dropr – is a UK-based portfolio portal for creative types, which also serves as an inspiration to the users. Anyone can create multiple beautiful portfolios for free easily using Dropr. Sign up to Dropr using email or social registration, then connect as many or as few social accounts as you like. These connections will make it easy for you to import photos, music and video. Read more: Dropr: Create Beautiful Multimedia Portfolios For Free


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Giggity Goebbels

Lol i gonna use the hide find bar

salim benhouhou

awesome as usual Aibek thank you

Nilesh Rathi

As a redditor Blockr seems wonderful for me.


Great article. Blockr is very good for when you need to work :)

Mac Witty

Blockr seems very useful for a person like me ;)


I would like to recommend adding Qustodio, a free parental control software. It can be downloaded from
Great software. I’ve now been using it for close to 5 months without any issue. Considering that it’s free, it’s features simply blow the wind out of paid apps (and I’ve used quite a few in the past). Light weight and easy to use, there are a few cool features too like the extensive reporting feature that let’s me view the data for the past 30 days. I can also watch the profile pictures of accounts on Facebook that my son chats with. Two thumbs up!

Aibek Esengulov

thanks, will check it out