Cool Websites and Tools [August 17th 2012]

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Dillinger – Markdown is an easily understandable markup language that uses formatting conventions which people generally use in email. If you are looking for a tool that helps you quickly view what your Markdown code will look like, you should check out a service called Dillinger, a free to use browser-based editor for the Markdown language. Read more: Dillinger: Edit & View Markdown In Real Time

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Strumschool – If you are completely new to playing guitar, then you need an online learning resource that is as descriptive as possible and guides you with text along with visual aids. Here to offer guitar beginners excellent learning resources is a site called StrumSchool, a free to use website for guitar beginners. Read more: StrumSchool: A Guitar Learning Website Beginners

 

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ShoworHide – Your computers have a lot of hidden files. Mostly these are system files and you do not need to view them. But when it comes to situations like cleaning disk space, viewing these hidden files becomes necessary. Mac users have a far easier method available than Windows users, thanks to a tool called ShoworHide. Read more: ShowOrHide: Toggle Between Displaying & Hiding Your Hidden Files [Mac]

 

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MySites – A recent addition to the world of Chrome extensions, MySites customizes your browser window’s start page based on the sites most frequently browsed, most used web applications as well as your favorite bookmarks. On first appearances, this Chrome extension does appear to be an inspiration from the Windows 8 Metro, performing nearly the same functions. Read more:
MySites: An Easy To Customize Extension Startpage [Chrome]

 

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MetaTrader 5 for iOS – Trading Forex is a massive field with lots of variables. People in the Forex-trading business realize this and use tools to remain constantly in touch with the latest exchange rates. But imagine being able to perform those functions without making a single phone call. Yes, there is an app for that and it is called MetaTrader 5 for iOS. Read more: MetaTrader 5 for iOS: Conveniently Trade Forex Through Your Smartphone

 

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