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|Snippage – is a cross-platform application that lets you create a desktop widget out of any website. This Adobe Air app lets you populate your desktop with parts of various webpages that can be refreshed automatically. Read more: Snippage: Create a Desktop Widget From Any Website.|
|Giveaway Of The Day – Good software can cost hundreds of dollars. To save money, people usually switch to open source alternatives that serve their purpose but are not as good as the licensed software. GiveAwayOfTheDay solves this problem by letting you download licensed software for free. As the name suggests, a different software is given away each day and can be downloaded for free. Read more: GiveawayOfTheDay: Download Licensed Software For Free.|
|yUML – is a free UML diagram creator which enables you to create and share simple UML diagrams online. Using it you can draw class, activity and use case diagrams with ease. You can even embed the created UML diagrams in web pages, blogs and elsewhere. Read more: yUML: Free UML Diagram Creator Online.|
|TweetSwitch – Email, Facebook, Google Wave, instant messaging, Skype, voicemail: our communication lives are rapidly becoming staying on top of the many inboxes that make it up. If fear of adding yet another place to check for messages is what’s keeping you from trying out Twitter, that ubiquitous micro-blogging site, TweetSwitch can help. This service allows you use twitter via IM services you already use regularly.|
|[NO LONGER WORKS] What’s In Your Water – is an online database where you view water quality test results for your area. By simply entering your or your water company zip code you can see list of chemicals found in the tap water. Created by the Environmental Working Group, this database is based from 20 million tap water quality tests conducted between 2004 and 2009 in the United States. Read more: What’s In Your Water: View tap water quality test results for your area.|
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