Cool Websites and Tools [August 13th 2012]

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Gmelius – Gmail is an excellent email client but improvements can always be made. The ads shown on Gmail, for instance, could be removed to the delight of most Gmail users. A tool that performs such interface changes to Gmail is Gmelius. Once the extension is installed, you can access its options to remove Gmail ads, remove the footer, and perform numerous other interface changes. Read more: Gmelius: Remove Ads From Gmail & Perform Other Minimization Interface Changes

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LaunchGram – When you are eagerly waiting for a movie, book, game, or something similar to be released, you normally keep an eye out for all news relevant to that item. But doing a web search for relevant news every day can be annoying. Here to simplify matters and make the task more convenient is a service called LaunchGram. Read more: LaunchGram: Get News Of Movies,Games & Other Things You Are Waiting For To Be Released

 

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Music Controller – There are a million websites out there that allow you to listen to music right from your web browser. This is great, but managing all of them can be difficult. If you use multiple services to listen to music, you need to take a look at the Music Controller extension for Google Chrome. Read more: Music Controller: Control All The Music Playing In Your Browser [Chrome]

 

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LeFeed – The most popular feature of Facebook is the news feed. It’s the first thing most people look at when they go to Facebook. It is how we find out what our friends are doing, where they are going and everything else that is going on their life. LeFeed is a handy web app that helps you figure out what kinds of posts you enjoy and it shows you those posts in a more organized fashion. Read more: LeFeed: Take Your Facebook News Feed To The Next Level

 

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AmbiLauncher Lite – One of my favorite things about the Mac is how easy is it to add customizations and tweaks to make it behave exactly how I want. On the iTunes App Store there are all kinds of little tweaks that let you fine tune your Mac to work to your standards. One of the more interesting ones I have come across is called AmbiLauncher Lite. Read more: AmbiLauncher Lite: Launch An App Or Script By Mousing Over The Left Screen Edge (Mac)

 

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