Cool Websites and Tools [February 1st 2013]

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   Cool Websites and Tools [February 1st 2013]


ProfessorWord – Learning words for exams like SAT, ACT, and GRE is not easy. But it helps to see how these words are used practically. Here to help with that is a tool called ProfessorWord, a free to use browser tool that helps you learn SAT, ACT, and GRE words. The tool comes as a browser bookmarklet which you can use with any modern web browser. Read more: ProfessorWord: Highlight SAT Words On a Webpage & Learn Their Meaning

   Cool Websites and Tools [February 1st 2013]


Auto-Sort Bookmarks – It is easier to find an item from a list when the list is arranged in alphabetical order. If you were able to somehow arrange your browser’s bookmarks alphabetically, then it would be much easier to find the bookmarked website you wanted to visit. Here to let you do this for Mozilla Firefox is a tool called Auto-Sort Bookmarks. Read more: Auto-Sort Bookmarks: Automatically Arrange Your Bookmarks Alphabetically [Firefox]


   Cool Websites and Tools [February 1st 2013]


AppZapp – While the iTunes store offers numerous good free iOS and Android applications, the best ones still come with a price tag attached to them. But sometimes as a promotion mostly, these paid applications offer discounts for a limited time. If you would like to be notified of these price drops, you should start using an app called AppZapp. Read more: AppZapp: Get Notified Of Price Drops For Apps [iOS 3.1+ & Android 2.2+]


   Cool Websites and Tools [February 1st 2013]


TwitrCovers – Like Facebook, Twitter also offers the option of having a photo set as your cover on your Twitter profile. You can manually upload an image and set it as your cover. But if you are looking for a source of high quality images that can be set as your Twitter cover images quickly, you should check out a site called TwitrCovers. Read more: TwitrCovers: Get High Resolution Cover Photos For Your Twitter Profiles


   Cool Websites and Tools [February 1st 2013]


Servers Ultimate – Techies will find it extremely helpful to turn their smartphone into a server. But what type of a server would be most useful? DLNA, DNS, DDNS, email, FTP, IRC, proxy, SMS, SSH, Telnet, test, time, web, or WebDAV? Whichever type of server you want to turn your smartphone into, you can do it with the free application entitled Servers Ultimate. Read more: Servers Ultimate: Run Your Own Free 15 Different Types Of Servers [Android 2.1+]


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Karl Poulsen

Why would someone want to turn their Android into a server?

Saikat Basu

For one…you can stream media or just for sharing files between terminals. There are lots of uses.