Cool Websites and Tools [January 2nd 2013]

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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.

My image   Battery Compare – Battery life is one of the top things we complain about in a smartphone. As much as we love our Android device, the phone’s battery life is a hit or miss, driven by more factors than we can keep track of. Battery Compare is a powerful benchmarking app that lets you compare battery performance across a wide range of factors and data points. Read more: Battery Compare: Battery Benchmark Tool [Android]

My image   PhotoRaster – Photoshop has long been regarded as one of the greatest photo editing applications, and I don’t see any program dethroning them. However, a program like PhotoRaster offers something that Photoshop does not, and that is convenience. It offers some of the deep features you get from Photoshop for editing pictures, but it does it right in your web browser. Read more: PhotoRaster: Bring Photoshop-like Features To Your Browser
My image   JustFamily – Most of the major social networks have a family feature built-in. With Facebook, you can add people as aunts, uncles, cousins, etc. With Google+ you can create a circle for just your family. However, the important things your family shares will still get lost in all the other noise that comes with these social networks. That is where JustFamily comes in. Read more: JustFamily: A Place For Families To Share With Only Each Other
My image   Sound Lock – Sometimes when you are watching a late-night movie you get a sudden annoying popup ad with an increased volume or loud movie scene, which might disturb people around you (e.g roommate or neighbors). Now there is an app that tackles this problem called Sound Lock that allows you to limit the sound output level of your playback. Read more: Sound Lock: Automatically Adjusts The Volume Of Your PC
My image   TubeToTV – A few years ago we could not have fathomed the technological advancements in consumer electronics that we have achieved today. A prime example of this is an HD television that can connect with our home computer network. If you have got such a setup running at home, you should check out a tool called TubeToTV. Read more: TubeToTV: Send YouTube Videos From Google Chrome To XBMC


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Thanks! These are very useful tools


Nicola De Ieso

I tried the android app “Battery Compare”. It is a well-done app.

Aibek Esengulov

thanks for the feedback


Roehl Curioso

Thanks! Very informative!!

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