Cool Websites and Tools [April 1st 2012]

muo   Cool Websites and Tools [April 1st 2012]Check out some of the latest MakeUseOf discoveries. Most of the listed websites are FREE or come with a decent free account option. If you want to have similar cool website round-ups delivered to your daily email, subscribe here.

   Cool Websites and Tools [April 1st 2012]


KL1P – Although there are numerous web services that let you share text files with friends for collaboration, most of them require you to sign up for an account first. One site that lets you start sharing texts right away is a web service called Kl1p, a free to use web service that lets you quickly start sharing and collaborating on text files. Read more: Kl1p: Quickly Share Plain Text, Rich Text & Code Texts For Collaboration

   Cool Websites and Tools [April 1st 2012]


QR Voice – Text-to-speech lets you automatically have a voice read pieces of text, and sharing the converted speech means you do not have to read out the text yourself. Normally to share the converted speech you have to electronically send somebody the speech file. But using a service called QR Voice, you can quickly send anybody a speech file. Read more: QR Voice: Convenient Text-To-Speech Through QR Codes


   Cool Websites and Tools [April 1st 2012]


Sidepon – This is a simple-to-use web service that lets you view available coupons while browsing your favorite online retailer. The site does not require you to create any accounts on it – all you have to do is visit its homepage and type in the name of a retailer; corresponding retailers are shown and you select the “Launch Sidepon” button in front of your favorite retailer. Read more: Sidepon: View Shopping Coupons In A Sidebar As You Browse Retailers’ Websites


   Cool Websites and Tools [April 1st 2012]


GifGear – is a useful online tool that allows users to create animations. The best thing about this service is that it does not require users to install any third-party software. GifGear not only allows animations to be created, but the user is also given the opportunity and features to apply effects to it and even select the size of the animation and the delay of it. Read more: GifGear: Create Gif Animations Online In Few Simple Steps


   Cool Websites and Tools [April 1st 2012]


FocalFilter – Facebook, YouTube, and various other websites distract us when we start working on our computer. Thankfully there are numerous tools available that block these websites for a set duration when we are working. But some people lack the discipline to stick with the blocks. Here to offer a solution to this is a tool called FocalFilter. Read more: FocalFilter: Block Websites That Are Distracting You From Work [Windows]


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