Cool Websites and Tools [February 27th 2013]

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   Cool Websites and Tools [February 27th 2013]


Chroma – Web developers and graphic designers often experiment with different shades of the same color. One way to get different shades of the same color would be to add different quantities of black and / or white into the color to make it darker or brighter. But a far easier approach would be to use a helpful tool called Chroma. Read more: Chroma: An App That Shows You All Shades Of Colors [Chrome]

   Cool Websites and Tools [February 27th 2013]


[NO LONGER WORKS] TicTocPlus – There are numerous smartphone applications that claim to help you stay in better touch with your friends via free texts and voice messages. Often however, these free apps miss a message or two and the voice quality they offer needs a lot of improvement. An exception is an app called TicTocPlus – an Android app that lets you send unlimited messages. Read more: TicTocPlus: Send Unlimited Messages & Make Unlimited Smartphone Calls [Android 2.2+]


   Cool Websites and Tools [February 27th 2013]


Talk to Type – Numerous websites have text boxes in them for you to type text in them. For short text inputs, typing is a convenient option to input text but for longer texts, you might want to consider a speech-to-text option. “Talk to Type” is a browser tool that lets you add text onto webpage via talking into your microphone. Read more: Talk to Type: Use Speech To Enter Text Into Textboxes On Websites [Chrome]


   Cool Websites and Tools [February 27th 2013]


Emergency Compliment – Compliments can quickly improve our bad moods. In order to have your mood be improved this way, you need to have friends around that compliment you. But your friends are not with you every time of the day. If you find yourself down and in a bad mood, go to Emergency Compliment to get complimented and cheered up. Read more: Emergency Compliment: Quickly Get a Random Compliment To Improve Your Mood


   Cool Websites and Tools [February 27th 2013]


SmartAsset – Today figuring out how to buy a house is not as easy as it used to be. There are numerous options you need to consider before you make any major financial decision and the more help you can get, the better. Here to add to the list of things that can greatly help homebuyers in their purchasing decision is an online app called SmartAsset. Read more: SmartAsset: An Online Tool To Help You Make Better Financial Decisions


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Alexander Carstensen

Chroma is a great tool for web delvelopers like myself, the only thing it need is a firefox addon!


Anthor cool one is, which allows you to see if your site is responsive.


How sad and hopeless it should be, if one needs to go to “Emergency Compliment” and pat him/herself on the back by reading a computer-generated message. Never thought of such “creative” use of computers.