Cool Websites and Tools [February 26th 2013]

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Mirrorgram – Are you the type who can’t get enough photography apps on your iPhone? There are surely users who love to have fun with their camera. Mirrorgram is another cool photo app with the simple task of adding mirror effect to your photos. To start, simply browse photos or use the camera to add your image to the app. Then guide your finger through the photo. Read more: Mirrorgram: Add Mirror Effect To Photos (iOS)

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CC Attribution Helper – Flickr is one of the more popular photo-sharing websites that teachers use for material for many reasons. However, those who want to use these images will need to cite them properly, which can inconvenient for those not familiar how to get proper citation. A new Chrome extension called Flickr CC Attribution Helper makes this a lot easier. Read more: CC Attribution Helper: Generate Proper Attribution For Flickr Photos

 

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Beamr – Something many users may not be aware of is that when a photo is shared on social networks with an iOS device, the quality is greatly reduced. For example, a photo shared to Facebook goes from 8MP to .7MP. Why have a device with such a good camera if others see a low quality version? Well, with Beamr, that’s not a problem. Read more: Beamr: Share Photos Without Reducing Quality [iOS]

 

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FileMind – For most people, the features of Windows Explorer do more than enough. But some users need more. They need deeper features that allow them to do more with their files. Well, if you are looking for a program with lots of features that is available for free, then FileMind is a great option. Read more: FileMind: A Feature-Rich, Free Replacement For Windows Explorer

 

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Color Grabber – Identifying colors is a basic human task that we have relied on for so long to survive. But apparently, ColorGrab is an Android app that tells us that smartphones can now detect colors better than us. This simple color picker provides us with the accurate RGB values of colors within an area of the camera. Using Color Grab is pretty straightforward and easy. Read more: Color Grabber: Identify Colors With Your Camera [Android]

 

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