Cool Websites and Tools [April 17th, 2011]

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TwitShift – A journal helps us keep track of what we are up to. By reading old entries in our journals we can relive past experiences and old memories. The same can be said of Twitter status updates as they reflect our activities and thoughts. Here to help you read your Twitter status updates from the past year is a web service called TwitShift. Read more: TwitShift: Read Your Twitter Status Updates From The Past Year

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Pixelfari – is a Mac OS app that can take your web back to the 1980’s when everything was in 8-bit. Pixelfari works with your Safari browser and renders everything in 8-bit including texts and images. To people who have never seen the 8-bit era, this will look ugly with blocky fonts and pixelated images. Read more: Pixelfari: Surf The Web In 8-Bit Format (Mac Only)

 

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Smart Video Enlarger – The default video player size of YouTube videos is quite small. People often have to click on the “Full Screen” button in a YouTube video to enlarge it. Here to help you save that extra mouse click is a tool called “Smart Video Enlarger for YT”, a browser extension for Google Chrome. Its function is to automatically scale the YouTube video to the size of Chrome’s window. Read more: Smart Video Enlarger: Automatically Enlarge YouTube Videos [Chrome]

 

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National Broadband Map – is a US government initiative to let people learn and track how good broadband coverage is in a particular area. To start with, just enter the address of a location and the tool will display a complete list of broadband providers that offer service in your area along with their maximum advertised speed. Read more: National Broadband Map: Detailed US Broadband Coverage Map

 

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Finance41 – While personal financial trackers are very useful, they can be a pain to use sometimes especially if you hate typing in your income and expenses. Finance41 is a cool finance tool that lets you enter your complete transactions with just one line of text. This awesome tool is so quick and easy to use that it’s like tweeting! Read more: Finance41: Quickest Personal Financial Tracker

 

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