Cool Websites and Tools [January 3rd 2013]

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My image   Lyrics.Net – A free to use website that will act as an excellent resource for lyrics to your favorite songs. You can begin using the website simply by searching for song titles, artists, or albums. You can also search for songs according to the lyrics you do remember. Read more: Lyrics.Net: A Resource For Song Lyrics & Artist Bios

My image   FxGuru – This is a free to use phone application for Android devices that adds special effects to your videos. The app is sized at nearly 50 MB and is compatible with devices that are running version 2.2 or later of Android. Using this application, you can add various special effects to your videos while you are shooting them. Read more: FxGuru: Add Special Effects To Videos [Android 2.2+]
 
My image   Summer – While reading news stories and real life accounts online, you will come across various names of public figures which you might not know of. One way to learn about them would be to search for their name online and read the information in the top few search results you get. An alternative and easier way is offered by a tool called Summer.
 
My image   MyScriptCalculator – Almost all smartphones come with some sort of calculator installed. These are great for performing basic math, but when you need to enter advanced formulas and calculations, things become a bit more complicated. Typing in fractions and exponents on a smartphone calculator is never fun. Now, Android users can download the free app called MyScript Calculator. Read more: MyScript Calculator: A Handwriting Recognition Calculator [Android]
 
My image   FileOptimizer – When you have to reduce the size of a file, you have to use a different program for different file types. If you wish there was a single program to compress many file types, check out FileOptimizer. It lets you compress different file types at once without compromising quality. File types include images (GIF, JPEG, PNG), documents, archive files, and various other file types. Read more: FileOptimizer: Compress Different File Types Without Loosing Quality

 

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