Cool Websites and Tools [March 1st 2013]

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Striiv – Some people find it hard to be motivated when it comes to fitness. For them, even recreational walking is a chore since it just isn’t fun. If you want to find some fun in fitness, then you should try out Striiv. This iOS app turns fitness into play by creating alternative RPG quests and missions to get you moving. Read more: Striiv: Motivates You To Fitness With Gamification (iOS)

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Bookmark# – Browser technology has made notable advancements in speed and standards, but we still find ourselves stuck in the old way of managing our bookmarks. We are still using the old paradigm of organizing our bookmarks in folders. Bookmark# is a Google Chrome extension that takes a crack against this archaic situation. Read more: Bookmark#: Add Tags To Chrome Bookmarks

 

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Gmail Mouse Gestures – If you get a lot of emails, there is a good chance that you spend a lot of time on your email folders. Having shortcuts to quickly use your email folders can therefore be very helpful. Here to give Gmail users helpful mouse shortcuts is a tool called Gmail Mouse Gestures, a free to use extension that lets you add mouse gestures to Gmail. Read more: Gmail Mouse Gestures: Get Mouse Gestures To Add Mouse Shortcuts To Gmail In Chrome

 

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Migoa – You will find many online ads with people having put up their homes for rent for vacationers. But contacting private homeowners directly to rent a home often results in complications such as confusions about the mode of payment, not having enough pictures, or not having the appropriate descriptions. Here to help you out is a website called Migoa. Read more: Migoa: A Web App To Book Your Ideal Holiday Home Online

 

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Scan Master – To save ourselves the mess of physical documents, we often scan our documents to keep a digital copy of them. There are many apps out there that let you do the same with your phone’s camera. But these apps do not let you adjust the brightness of the scanned image. Here to fix this is a phone app called Scan Master, that lets you scan documents through your phone’s camera. Read more: Scan Master: Convert Images To PDF Files [Android 2.2+]

 

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Comments (4)
  • Yudono R.A.

    scanmaster, i’m gonna try it.. it’s kinda usefull for me

  • Garris Rago

    You inspired me to go ahead and buy the striiv smart pedometer!

    I’ve replaced a similar bookmark app for Bookmark# it’s a godsend.

    Nice article, thanks!

  • Alexander Carstensen

    Great list :)

  • barney muo

    cool apps indeed!

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