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Check out some of the latest MakeUseOf discoveries. All listed websites are FREE (or come with a decent free account option). No trials or buy-to-use craplets. For more cool websites and web app reviews subscribe to MakeUseOf Directory.

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Ookla Net Index – Are you planning to switch to a better local ISP? If yes, then do not select the next ISP based on the ‘great’ packages they advertise. Instead, base your decision on real speed tests of all local ISP users. Through Ookla Net Index you can view a summary of those real speed tests. Read more: Ookla Net Index: Find The Fastest ISP In Your Area

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Bullguard-SpamFilter – This is a great anti spam software that allows you to filter out spam and manage your inbox for you. Unlike tools that merely put up a wall around your inbox, Bullguard works outside that wall and proactively looks for spam by setting up a collaborative filter from the Bullguard community. Read more: Bullguard-SpamFilter: A Collaborative Anti Spam Software

 

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[NO LONGER WORKS] Remind Post – There are a number of really sophisticated task managers available on the web but if you are looking for something simple it doesn’t get better than RemindPost. The tool allows you to assign a task to somebody (or yourself) by sending an email with the task description and deadline. Read more: RemindPost: Dead Simple Task Manager & Reminder

 

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Where Have I Been? – If you have travelled to many parts of the world, you might not recall all their names when asked. A simpler way to share the places you have been to is by using an atlas. On a world map you can indicate the countries you have been to and the ones you have not. This is exactly what “Where Have I Been” helps you do. Read more: WhereHaveIBeen: Map Places You Have Been At & Share

 

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Yoopsie – If you own a smartphone, you might have already tried out barcode scanner apps. These apps take a picture of a product’s barcode through the phone’s camera which provides information on the related product. That is where Yoopsie comes in handy. Read more: Yoopsie: Search for Products By Barcode Or UPC Numbers

 

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  1. DrewberryHI
    September 14, 2010 at 12:44 pm

    Some very cool sites, programs like yoopsie are going to completely change the way in which we shop especially if there are options to link in product reviews with the product data found from the barcode.

    • Aibek
      September 15, 2010 at 12:13 pm

      thats true. It would be even better if the app could pull same product from nearby stores and its prices.

  2. graphic design service company
    September 14, 2010 at 6:28 am

    "Where have I been" is a great tool. I love it. Very helpful to locate places during travel. Thanks for the mention of the bullquard spam filter tool. It is really a great tool to stop the presence of spam in inbox.

    • Aibek
      September 14, 2010 at 8:29 am

      glad you found the apps useful. stay tuned for more.

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