Cool Websites and Tools [August 10th 2012]

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GiddyUp – is a handy iOS app that gives users the option to invite people quickly to any meetup or plan. If you recently planned an event, or just got an invite from somewhere and want to call your friends/contacts as well, then you will need to tell them via SMS or phone. However, messaging each contact would take time and would be a hassle. Read more: GiddyUp: Easily Organize Meetups & Invite Friends

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Beta-Searchable – is an extension for Google Chrome that allows you to highlight some text and hold down your mouse to button over the text and get a handy popup box that allows you to search for the selection across the Internet. It is incredibly easy to use, and it makes finding a term mentioned on a website as easy as possible. Read more: Beta-Searchable: Handy Pop Up Search For Highlighted Text On A Website [Chrome]

 

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Fast Facebook – The Facebook client for Android is more than a little bloated. Generally, it seems to take more time to load with each new update. I don’t know about you, but I prefer to quickly check my notifications, news feed and messages and get off Facebook as quickly as possible. Thankfully, there is an app called Fast Facebook, which takes the bloat out of Facebook and makes it a joy to use. Read more: Fast Facebook: A Light & Fast Facebook Client [Android]

 

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instaDM – Instagram is an extremely popular photo sharing app which has just been acquired by Facebook. But have you ever wanted to directly chat / message with another Instagram user but became frustrated when you realised there was no way to do so from within the official Instagram app? If so, then you definitely need to download instaDM. Read more: instaDM: Send Direct Messages & Chat With Instagram Users [Web & iOS]

 

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AppDetective – Are you the owner of a Windows phone and are you constantly searching the Windows Apps Marketplace for certain must-have apps? Are you tired of constantly not finding what you want or getting a bunch of non-relevant results? Then put your time to better more productive use and automate the whole app searching process by using the free AppDetective. Read more: AppDetective: Monitor The Windows Apps Marketplace For Specific New Apps

 

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