Cool Websites and Tools [January 31st 2013]

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   Cool Websites and Tools [January 31st 2013]


The Old Reader – There are a bunch of online RSS readers available for you to choose from. But if you are feeling nostalgic and would like to try out the old Google Reader, you should visit a website called The Old Reader, a free to use web service that basically helps you stay up-to-date with your RSS feeds. Read more: The Old Reader: A Convenient RSS Reader Like The Old Google Reader

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FenrirFS – Normally, people save files in whichever folder they want. As a result, you often later find yourself opening a bunch of different folders in order to find the files you want. But by using a tool called FenrirFS, you can group files together and assign them labels. The program comes in installable and portable versions. Read more: FenrirFS: Manage Your Files By Assigning Labels To Them


   Cool Websites and Tools [January 31st 2013]


NotFound – A child disappears every three minutes in the UK. If you are concerned with this statistic and want to help out, a new initiative called NotFound lets webmasters pitch in by letting them leverage 404 Not Found Pages. This idea is brilliantly simple. Webmasters who volunteer can enter a snippet into their website. Read more: NotFound: Replace Your 404 Page With Missing Children Profiles


   Cool Websites and Tools [January 31st 2013]


Twythm – If you are listening to a good song, you tend to look for its streaming links and purchase links in order to get the songs for yourself. To manually search each audio streaming and music purchasing website for your song can be quite inconvenient. Thankfully an app called Twythm makes things easier. Read more: Twythm: Get Sharing & Buying Links To The Songs You Are Listening To


   Cool Websites and Tools [January 31st 2013]


Notif – Modern smartphones offer users numerous customization options and let you set phone rights according to your preference. One area however, that is often ignored by phone OS creators while offering customization options is the way phones present notifications. Fortunately for Android users there is an app called Notif that lets you create custom notifications. Read more: Notif: Create Custom Notifications For Your Phone [Android 4.1+]


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Kuriakopoulos Marios

notFound is a brilliant idea!!

Karsten Hormann

I agree, what a simple yet awesome idea.

Deepak Hp

Notif is great

claudine ratelle

Yes, I think so too. I think I’ll be looking into that! Could be useful since I always put reminders in my regular calendar.


I must say that Not Found is an amazing idea. Probably the best way to use a 404 error !

John C.

Twythm seems a lot like Personally, I think TuneCrawl is a bit better designed, though.

Rama moorthy

not found ..! Excellent idea ..! I ll try to donate some..!

Rubis Song

I have added my website to notFound project. It’s far bwyond one of the most brilliant idea ever! Thanks for the info.