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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. You can make use of them without spending a dime. If you want to have similar cool websites round-ups delivered to your email daily email subscribe here.

My image Call By Text – The Skype smartphone application lets us conveniently make phone calls to other phone numbers and Skype accounts. But what if you have a Skype account but only a regular mobile phone that does not support applications? To make Skype calls through your phone in that case, CallByText will come in handy.

My image Dripread – Do you get annoyed when you read a book for months only to stop when you become too busy? If you are, then you should check this out. Dripread is a cool app that converts your book into an e-mail digest that you can read daily. This way, you won’t forget to read your book and move forward even in your busy schedule. Read more: Dripread: Read Books via Email
My image 8onTV – When you are in the mood for finding and viewing entertaining videos online, a lot of your time is wasted finding the right videos and jumping from one video site to another. To spend most of the time watching videos rather than looking for them, you can use a tool called 8onTV, primarily a video viewer for large displays.
My image 1and1Mail – This application is definitely not the first or the only email marketing software available in the market. However, it does stand apart because of its powerful features despite its simple and neat user interface. Once download on your Windows machine, the software allows you to create and send mass emails for upto 50 people with free version. Read more: 1and1Mail: A Feature Rich Yet Simple Email Marketing Software
My image Philanthroper -, as the name suggests, is a site that aims to promote philanthropy. It uses the daily deals concept to garner donations for non-profit institutions. Every day, there’s a non-profit featured on the site and you can donate just $1 to participate in the charity’s initiative. Currently available only for US citizens and non-profits.


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  1. Zheng
    April 15, 2011 at 12:03 pm

    Call By Text is cool and I just

  2. Shovan
    April 15, 2011 at 11:11 am

    Nice list, sure will give them a try

    Shovan S
    Web Designer / Creative Director

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  3. bn
    April 15, 2011 at 10:22 am

    in Google Reader the site snapshots for your "Cool Websites and Tools" column are blocked and appear as placeholders. I'm using Adblock, so I guess that's the reason, but it is still annoying. I like those site previews.

    • Aibek
      April 20, 2011 at 8:58 am

      thanks, looking into it

    April 15, 2011 at 12:10 pm
  5. Shovan
    April 15, 2011 at 9:11 am
    • Aibek
      April 20, 2011 at 8:58 am

      that's one giant signature :-)

      • Shovan
        April 20, 2011 at 10:53 am

        Showing my social media love :P

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