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Worksnaps – Trusting remote workers to do the job they are hired to do without spending paid time doing other things is difficult, but if you can properly track them, you don’t need to worry that they are taking advantage of you. A program called Worksnaps is perfect for this, because it allows you to accurately track time with verifiable data. Read more: Worksnaps: Verifiable Time Tracking For Remote Workers

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SterJo NetStalker – With the popularity of the cloud for storing files, it’s not uncommon for us to have multiple programs running in the background always connected to the web. This is a good thing in terms of convenience, but for security, it could be opening up some new holes on your PC. Read more: SterJo NetStalker: Monitor Internet-Based Programs On Your Computer [Windows]

 

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No Hulu Ads – Online content providers really only have one way of significantly making money – by putting up online ads. Mostly these ads are harmless as they appear in Flash banners on the sides of a webpage or at the top or bottom ends of it. In such a case, these ads are not a major inconvenience for the site’s visitors. Read more: No Hulu Ads: Block Hulu Ads With a Black Screen & Return To Your Shows

 

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FileSnack – Many file-sharing websites extensively use deceptive ads and tiered download speed rates. Unlike them, FileSnack is a web app designed to get past these distractions and offer people what they really want – downloads. The app skips the usual song-and-dance and goes straight to the files. FileSnack works very simply. Read more: FileSnack: Upload & Share Files Without The Distractions

 

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PushBullet for Android – Transferring files using cables and physical media feels pretty old-hat these days – if your devices are all connected, why not be lazy and use the cloud instead? There are already a good number of cloud solutions, with cloud storage services like Dropbox and Google Drive serving all kinds of purposes. PushBullet is a similar service. Read more: PushBullet for Android: Push Files & More To Your Android Phone From Your Browser

 

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  1. dejigreg
    May 29, 2013 at 11:12 pm

    Insightfull, thank you

  2. likefunbutnot
    May 29, 2013 at 4:40 pm

    Pushbullet as of yet does not offer Firefox support. Boo.

  3. Grr
    May 29, 2013 at 4:27 pm

    Thanks, will try Finesnack. Limitations below:
    2.5GB storage space
    100MB/file upload limit
    25GB bandwidth/month
    Upload 1 file at a time

  4. David Moreira
    May 29, 2013 at 1:50 pm

    Nice picks MUO, thanks.

  5. Chris Foley
    May 29, 2013 at 6:50 am

    I know the concept of No Hulu Ads is cool, but currently it does not work, and personally, I don't want to wait about 2 minutes looking at a blank screen waiting for the show to air again, I would rather just watch commercials, at least their mildly entertaining sometimes...

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