Cool Websites and Tools [April 24th, 2010]

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AppBrain – aims to be the Android apps repository without the spam. All applications are reviewed to ensure quality, meaning you won’t have to wade through spam to find the good bits you’re looking for. AppBrain doesn’t store any applications on its own server; rather, it serves as an alternative interface to Google’s marketplace. Read more: AppBrain: Android Apps Repository With No Spam.

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Web2PDF – There are many ways to save a webpage as PDF, but one of the simplest tools is Web2PDF. Simply go to web2pdfconvert.com and enter the URL of any page you want to convert to PDF. That page will be saved as PDF and can be opened in your favorite PDF reader or downloaded to your hard drive. Read more: Web2PDF: Convert Web Pages To PDF Instantly.

 

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WePay – Paypal is a great tool for online money transfers but it doesn’t work too well when more than one individual are involved. WePay, on the other hand, is completely focused on groups. Once you create a group account on WePay you can use it to collect money from others via credit cards and bank accounts. Read more: WePay: Collect, Spend & Manage Money As A Group.

 

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HomePuzz – is a social networking service that lets you share photos, music, videos or simple websites via status updates. Similar to Twitter, you can follow other users of HomePuzz, mark their updates as favorites or even sort the updates into relevant categories. Read more: HomePuzz: Share Status Updates More Interactively.

 

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XLS2MYSQL – Managing blogs and websites have become a lot easier due to so many automated tools but it can still give you a tough time if you have to deal with stuff like PHP and MySQL without any web development background. XLS2MySQL is a dead simple tool that takes your Microsoft Excel file and converts it into MySQL. Read more: XLS2MYSQL: Convert Excel Data Into MySQL Tables.

 

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