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|– Don’t you hate it when you are in an awkward meeting or in a boring date but you don’t have an exit strategy for it? If you don’t have friends to call you for a fake emergency, then you should check out Get Rescu’d. This voice and SMS application will let you schedule a fake call to give you an excuse to ditch your boring date or meeting.|
|– is the software that powers many online travel search engines like Orbitz and CheapTickets. However, Matrix now offers their own search engine so you can find cheap travel deals without the annoying advertisements. You can do all the basic flight searches that a regular travel search site offers as well as use some advanced criteria.|
|CountdownTimer – For all those times when you need to keep track of time counting down but you don’t have a gadget to do that, CountDownTimer is an excellent tool. It is a simple countdown timer that starts a timer for whatever duration you enter at the end of the URL. Read more: CountDownTimer: Simple Count Down Timer In Your Browser|
|RadBox – With the tremendous amount of videos on the web, users never have enough time or opportunity to see all they want. RadBox is a tool that can help you by letting you bookmark videos and watch them later. The tool is added to your browser as a little bookmarklet. Read more: RadBox: Watch it Later Bookmarklet For Web Videos|
|Muro – DeviantArt is the web’s most popular art sharing community and now they have introduced an awesome html5 drawing canvas called Muro. The app is based on HTML5 and is quite lightweight and crash free since it doesn’t depend on the buggy flash. You can draw, erase, flood fill, change the size of the brush and even the opacity. Read more: Muro: An HTML5 Drawing Canvas By DeviantArt|
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