Cool Websites and Tools [November 23rd 2012]

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TabExplorer – If you wish your Windows Explorer was more like your multi-tab browser, check out TabExplorer. It lets you add tabs to your Windows Explorer and instead of having multiple Explorer windows open, you can instead group them into tabs in one window, just like in your multi-tab browser. Read more: TabExplorer: Add Tabs To Windows Explorer

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SymmetryMill – There are numerous desktop applications that graphics designers use for pattern creation. But these applications feature complex interfaces and tools that take long to get familiarized with. If you are looking for a tool that helps you create patterns in an easier way, then you need to look for something made specifically with user friendliness in mind. You need an app that offers intuitive controls and lets you work with patterns and images that you already have. All of this is offered by a web service called SymmetryMill. Read more: SymmetryMill: A User-Friendly Pattern Design Tool For Everyone

 

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WhatRoute – Information is received by your computer in packets. These little data packets arrive at your computer from other countries, depending on the websites you visit. Here to offer you a helpful visualization of the paths travelled by these packets is a desktop app called WhatRoute, a free to use desktop application for Mac computers. Read more: WhatRoute: Visualize The Path Data Packets Travel To Reach Your Computer [Mac]

 

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PixMeAway – Picking a spot for your vacation is one of the most important factors that contribute to your overall experience. Deciding on the destination is not easy as you can never really be sure whether a particular place will suit your tastes and preferences. But here to help is a web service called PixMeAway. Read more: PixMeAway: Get Vacation Suggestions Based On The Travel Photos You Like

 

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WebcamEffects – Have you ever wanted to add cool effects to your webcam feed while video chatting with your friends? It would certainly be a lot of fun if you could change your background or replace your face with a cartoon character. Here to let you have loads of fun with your webcam is an app called WebcamEffects. Read more: WebcamEffects: Add Cool Effects To Your Webcam Feed [Windows]

 

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