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Smart Settings – A phone’s profile includes its method of notifications, its volume, vibration, display brightness, alarm settings, and various other settings such as DTMF and more. Most people change their phone’s profile a bunch of times every day. Here to help you automate that profile changing is a useful tool called Smart Settings. Read more: Smart Settings: Automate Optimal Device Settings For Your Phone [Android]

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Bandito – Are you an infrequent Pandora user? Would you like to use more of Pandora without actually subscribing to the service? If yes, then you should take a look at a desktop application called Bandito, a free to use desktop application for computers running Mac OS X 10.6 or later. With Bandito you get desktop access to your Pandora account. Read more: Bandito: Create, Search For & Access Your Personalized Internet Radio Stations [Mac]


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HelloSign – Ever since electronic signatures became legally binding in many countries, more businesses have started using them. If you are looking for a user-friendly tool that lets you use electronic signatures, you should look into a service called HelloSign, a web service that is currently free to use. The service also has a phone app for iOS version 4.0 or later. Read more: HelloSign: Use Electronic Signatures On Documents [Web & iOS]


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Shortcuts for Gmail – is a useful Chrome extension that lets people use keyboard shortcuts to select different options on their Gmail accounts, instead of scrolling around with the mouse. The extension is a part of the KeyRocket startup that also provides keyboard shortcut guides for Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Read more: Shortcuts For Gmail: A Useful Extension That Guides You About Keyboard Shortcuts For Your Gmail Account [Chrome]


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Moviebeem – Are you looking for a quick and easy way to download subtitles for a particular movie? If so, Moviebeem is an incredibly easy to use option. All you need to do is open the webpage and the folder where your movie is stored and drag and drop it on the page. It will automatically scan its massive database of subtitles and offer you links to download the ones you need. Read more: Moviebeem: Drag & Drop Movie Files To Download Subtitles


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  1. NotoriousZeus
    December 1, 2012 at 7:57 pm

    Just found out .. Pandabar is another cool[even better] alternative to Bandito.

    • Saikat Basu
      December 2, 2012 at 1:19 am

      That looks like a good alternative. Thanks for the suggestion.

  2. Mac Witty
    November 29, 2012 at 8:00 pm

    shortscut for gmail is very handy

  3. Mark Alsisto
    November 29, 2012 at 6:12 pm

    moviebeem. Why is the color of the dropdown list (language subtitle selection) uses a very bad color combination???

  4. Terafall
    November 29, 2012 at 10:56 am

    I've been looking for something like Smart Settings for a while.Thanks

  5. Muhammad Shahrukh Khan
    November 29, 2012 at 9:10 am

    Thanks for sharing Moviebeem!

  6. Ken Gaming
    November 29, 2012 at 6:59 am

    I really like the drag and drop thing

  7. Arun Kumar
    November 29, 2012 at 5:13 am

    Try subtitmes1.3 with one right click you can search the subtitles. No need to open browser type the website name type the movie name in search field.

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