Cool Websites and Tools [March 28th 2013]

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   Cool Websites and Tools [March 28th 2013]


Window Size – It is not only web app developers that test their apps on different resolutions – desktop app developers make the same tests and check how apps will look like on various desktops. Here to help them with this task is a small portable utility called WindowSize. The program’s window lets you choose one of the predefined screen resolutions that are most commonly used. Read more: Window Size: A Portable Tool That Resizes Windows To Match Screen Resolution [Windows]

   Cool Websites and Tools [March 28th 2013]


ContactMonkey – Do you send out emails for business purposes, and need to know whether the recipient is actually opening the emails you are sending? Maybe you are in sales, and want to see if the emails you are spending your precious time crafting are actually being seen at all? Whatever your reason for wanting to see whether your emails have been opened or not, ContactMonkey is the perfect method for you. Read more: ContactMonkey: See When & Where Your Emails Are Being Opened (20 Free Licenses)


   Cool Websites and Tools [March 28th 2013]


Family Flashcards – Children are not very good at learning faces right away. Often they have to look at faces many times and continuously before they learn who the person is. But there are times when you might want children to pick up on faces quickly. For example, if your child is really young and you leave them in daycare, you might want your child to easily recognize people in charge of the daycare. Read more: Family Flashcards: Help Your Children In Memorizing Faces & Recognizing Voices [iOS]


   Cool Websites and Tools [March 28th 2013]


tubeStop – YouTube is used by countless Internet users to stream all sorts of videos. One thing that YouTube’s interface could definitely use is easily usable hotkey shortcuts. For Google Chrome users, this feature can be incorporated into YouTube through a tool called tubeStop, which improves the interface usability of YouTube by adding hotkey shortcuts. Read more: tubeStop: Add Hotkey Shortcuts To YouTube [Chrome]


   Cool Websites and Tools [March 28th 2013]


Save To Drive Chrome Extension – Users of Google’s free cloud storage and productivity suite who also use the Chrome browser will find an easier way to save things to their Google Drive by using extensions. One such extension which adds a handy “Save to Drive” option to the right-click context menu is unsurprisingly called Save to Drive. Read more: Save To Drive Chrome Extension: Quickly & Easily Save Links To Your Google Drive


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Stef V

I’m always pleased with this rubric, so diverse that there’s always at least one website that comes in handy. “Tubestop” and “Save to drive extension” will be very usable for me. Thanks!

Aibek Esengulov

you’re welcome! thanks for the feedback)

Rama moorthy

Hope Window Size will help me a lot …!

Joel Lee

Oh snap! I used to use Window Size a long time ago and I forgot about it until now. Going to give it another run. :D