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JPEGCompress – Compressing an image can save space on your hard drive, not to mention speed up your website for visitors. The downside to this, of course, is that images are reduced in quality. If you have an image you want to use for your website, but is so large you think it will slow down your site for visitors, JPEGCompress can compress jpeg images online. Read more: JPEGCompress: Compress JPG Images Online.

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PillBox – In routine life we deal with medicines every day and we keep first aid medicines at home all the time. But at times we forget the purpose of some medicines and contact pharmacists in order to identify them. Now with the help of Pillbox you can identify prescription drugs online as well. Read more: PillBox: Easily Identify Prescription Drugs.


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SellMyMobile – If you have broken your mobile phone and the warranty period has expired, don’t worry, your phone is not yet totally worthless. You can still sell your defective or unrepairable mobile phone to mobile recycling companies and earn some cash out of your dead phone. SellMyMobile is the place to find the best price for old mobile phones. Read more: SellMyMobile: Find The Best Price For Your Old Mobile Phone.


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Robots-txt-Checker – If you own a website or blog, you must be aware of the importance of a file named robots.txt lying in the root directory of your website. If you want your robots.txt file working effectively make sure it is valid, free of typos and syntax errors. All of this can be achieved through free Frobee Robots-txt File Checker. Read more: Robots-txt-Checker: Online Robots.txt File Checker.


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Microsoft FixIt – Windows systems break a lot. It’s the nature of a platform that supports a wide variety of hardware, not to mention including 20-plus years of reverse compatibility. But that doesn’t make it any less painful to deal with Windows crashing. Enter Microsoft FixIt, an easy-to-use program that aims to be an automated IT guy. Read more: Microsoft FixIt: Quick, Microsoft Automated Fixes For Windows Systems.


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  1. laboratory
    May 19, 2010 at 3:43 pm

    JPEGCompress old fashion stuff:) CSS sprite | CSS3 those are the future. PillBox, already seen on another website:) Mabey not better but also free. Robot-txt Checker ? If you use any:) Although it's nice that more and more of PC applications can be found directly on the web, as web applications.

    • Aibek
      May 20, 2010 at 10:44 am

      Second using the CSS sprites, extremely effective way to reduce the number of HTTP requests on busy sites.

  2. Jemlee
    May 19, 2010 at 11:59 am

    It's a pity that the microsoft fix it center doesn't offer much unless the user is really problematic when using computers.

  3. lemon
    May 19, 2010 at 9:40 am

    cool! Nice list!
    Microsoft FixIt I have used it already, really not bad, I bookmarked this page, thanks!

  4. lemon
    May 19, 2010 at 7:40 am

    cool! Nice list!
    Microsoft FixIt I have used it already, really not bad, I bookmarked this page, thanks!

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