Cool Websites and Tools [April 26th, 2011]

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Naked Password – People are constantly reminded to keep tough passwords. There are strength indicators on numerous sites’ passwords fields but they are largely ignored by users. Naked Password is here to give your site a password strength indicator that is impossible to ignore. Read more: Naked Password: Tempt Site Users To Stronger Password Creation

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Hellofax – Despite the advantages of email, fax machines are still widely used in companies. Thankfully there are web services that let us fax from the internet. HelloFax is one such web service, a simple to use web service that lets us fax any type of document to a fax number in the US. Read more: Hellofax: A Tool To Sign & Send Fax From The Internet

 

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Books2Barcodes – QR codes are a convenient way of storing a large piece of text. These matrix codes can save relatively long texts within a small area of the screen. All that is required to read the books is a smartphone. Considering this, a project named Books2Barcodes was launched to let you read books on smartphones. Read more: Books2Barcodes: Get QR Codes For Classic Literature Books

 

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Churnalism – Journalism has been commercialized so much that most of the news articles we read today are based on some other articles/press releases rather than being original pieces of writing. This method of journalism has been accurately titled as Churnalism by media gurus. Read more: Churnalism: Identify Copy Paste News Articles [UK Only]

 

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Full Text RSS Feed – RSS feeds are a great way to send and receive content, but the fact that they only display a little bit of the content reduces their usability. Full Text RSS Feeds takes care of that by letting you convert partial RSS feeds to full text ones. Simply enter the URL of a regular RSS feed and click submit. Read more: Full Text RSS Feed: Convert Partial RSS Feeds To Full Text Feeds

 

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