Cool Websites and Tools [May 12th 2013]

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Yutongo – Whatever the reason, coming up with an idea can be really difficult, and getting help from other people can really get the idea train rolling. Needing an idea and not having one is stressful, and Yutango is a tool designed to nullify that problem with the crowd-souring capabilities of others. Read more: Yutongo: A Crowd-Sourced Method Of Developing Ideas

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Resonic Player – Most media players rely on flashy interfaces and animations to add to the experience. In addition, the features that are available are the ones you don’t need especially if you just want to listen to music in the background. Resonic Player is a minimalist media app that provides an easy way to listen to music. Read more: Resonic Player: A Sleek Audio Player [Windows]

 

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QR Code Wifi – QR codes are still the most convenient way to share data snippets in the field to a massive number of users. They can save location information, text, URL, and contact information. Interestingly, QR codes can also be used to share your WiFi access. It lets you generate QR codes that can unlock your home router. Read more: QR Code WiFi: Share Wifi Access With QR Codes

 

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Short-Cuts Add-In – If you work with spreadsheets a lot, there might be a few spreadsheets that you access regularly. In such a situation it is inconvenient to exit Excel, browse over to the Explorer path that includes the spreadsheet, and then open it. Here to offer you a workaround for that lengthy procedure is Short-Cuts Add-In. Read more: Short-Cuts Add-In: Quickly Open Most Commonly Used Spreadsheets [Excel]

 

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vCita – While online text chatting has greatly bridged the gap present between people who are not physically together, it still lacks the communication advantages that are offered by an audio or video call. The easiest way would be to provide your phone number along with your Skype ID on your website. Here to help is a user-friendly web service called vCita. Read more: vCita: Provide Your Site Visitors With a Convenient Way To Contact You Over Phone Or Video

 

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Comments (5)
  • Ali Khan

    I like vCita :)

  • Lim3Fru1t

    I am definately going to use qr codes so my friends can scan it next time they come over for a LAN party :D

  • David Moreira

    I had absolutely no idea that QR Codes could be used to share wi-fi. That’s kind of mind-blowing.

    • Kay Fritz

      I agree, that´s nice!

    • Xeon Shu

      There are also some apps In Apps Store and Google Play that do the same things, but it is portable!You should check those out as well.

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