Cool Websites and Tools [April 20th, 2010]

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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). No trials or buy-to-use craplets. For more cool websites and web app reviews subscribe to MakeUseOf Directory.

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Yum It – Are you looking for a place where you can easily share your favorite dishes and restaurants online? If you are, then you should check out Yum It. This social network about food allows users to post their recipes for everyone to see and to track your food habits online. Read more: YumIt: Social Network For Foodies.

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Unify – Music service Spotify is shaping up to be the best online/desktop music player to date. However, it lacks some of the sleek desktop integration with other music players. Fortunately, Unity is an Adobe Air app that helps bridge this problem by letting you transfer your music collection, including playlists and albums, from iTunes to Spotify. Read more: Unify: Export iTunes Playlist To Spotify.

 

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SQL Fury – SQL injection attacks are one of the most common types of attacks against websites running any kind of SQL-based backend. This can be quite harmful but there are a lot of tools available to test a website for such vulnerabilities and SQL Fury is perhaps the first such free tool based on the Adobe Air platform. Read more: SQL Fury: SQL Injection Attack Test Tool.

 

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URoomSurf – Getting through college is difficult enough especially when you live in student housing. Thus it is important to get yourself the perfect the college roommate. Fortunately, URoomSurf is a website dedicated to connecting you to roommates that match your personality. Read more: URoomSurf: Find College Roommates Based On Your Personality.

 

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Digital Lens Hood – Buying a consumer-class DSLR is not enough for budding photographers who want to get ahead of the curve. Eventually, you have to buy better lenses and other accessories like lens hoods which can be very pricey. One DIY tool that can save you a lot of money is Digital Lens Hoods. Read more: Digital Lens Hood: Free Printable Lens Hoods For Your DSLR Camera.

 

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