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My image Zazoo – This is a free to use browser tool that helps music lovers get all the artist information relevant to a song they are listening to on YouTube. The tool works as a browser extension that is compatible with Google Chrome. With the extension installed, you find a new small window that appears to the right of your music video in YouTube. Read more: Zazoo: Get Detailed Song & Artist Info For YouTube Songs

My image [NO LONGER WORKS] Full Screen Plus – The fullscreen mode of Firefox can sometimes leave a lot to be desired. For example, you might want to quickly resize the window to a different size instead of first pressing F11 and then doing it. Full Screen Plus is a Firefox add-on which helps you do this and more. It basically wants to help you toggle between different screen modes.
My image PushMon – Site owners often use external site monitoring applications that periodically check whether or not their website is up. In case the site is down, a notification is sent to the site owner so he can take appropriate action immediately. While such tools are helpful for checking website availability, they cannot zoom into site processes and see whether or not individual tasks have executed successfully. For that to happen you need to place a check at the end of the process you want to monitor; if that check is not fulfilled, you will immediately know that your process did not execute like it should have. “PushMon” is a new web service that helps you do this. Read more: PushMon: Get Online & Phone Alerts When Your Site or App Processes Fail
My image Google+ To RSS – Both Facebook and Twitter provide ways to fetch your stream of updates via RSS into an RSS feed reader. Google+ on the other hand doesn’t have any such option. Google+ to RSS is a third-party tool that aims to fill this hole. It lets you create an RSS feed of public Google+ updates and requires your Google+ profile ID, API key and an email address. Read more: Google+ To RSS: Create An RSS Feed From Your Google Plus Stream
My image ThrillCall – Have you ever missed a local concert of your favorite artist just because you found out too late about it? If yes, then you can surely appreciate a web service that keeps you updated on local concerts of your favorite artists; this is exactly what ThrillCall offers, a free to use web service that keeps you updated on your favorite artists. Read more: ThrillCall: Find Out About Local Concerts Of Your Favorite Artists

 

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  1. Joan Willies
    June 13, 2012 at 1:20 pm

    Do you know of a simple program which will allow one to lasso cut and paste an object into another area of a picture, or pick up an object from one picture and paste to another, in order to build a scene , I have corel X, Adobe paintshop etc but all the instructions are so complicated that I keep forgetting how to go from one menu to anoher and can never find a blank working space, I need also the ability to take out shadows and produce a fine outline ali in one easy to follow program, I am totally frustrated by the larger and more complicated programs, Can you help?? my emall is joan@joanwillies .com phone is USA727 797 4461

    • Aibek Esengulov
      June 15, 2012 at 12:18 pm

      There are a number of simple tools that allow user to move parts from one picture to another. Did you try Paint Brush that comes with Windows?

      For further details I recommend you ask this on MakeUseOf Answers, http://www.makeuseof.com/answers/

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