Cool Websites and Tools [August 29th 2012]

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My image   [NO LONGER WORKS] ImageSnatcher – This is a small portable cross-platform app sized at 500KB. Being portable, it requires no installation – just download the EXE file from the website and double-click. As soon as you have double-clicked, your computer screen will freeze and you can then drag your mouse across the area you want to capture.

My image   Consmr – As Consmr celebrates the feat of reaching 100,000 user ratings, its creator has introduced another useful feature to the review web and iPhone app for everyday products. With the new barcode scanning feature, users can easily scan the barcode given on any product simply by pointing their iPhone towards it. Once the barcode is scanned, Consmr runs a search and provides you with the ratings and reviews the product under question has received from other users. Read more: Consmr: Find Reviews & Ratings For Everyday Products By Scanning The Barcode
 
My image   SeeIt – Reddit is a highly popular site where you can find interesting material from all over the Internet. This material can either be pictures or articles. Clicking links for pictures and articles opens them up in the page and you often find yourself clicking Back to return. To save yourself from all the clicking and page redirection, you should use a tool called SeeIt. Read more: SeeIt: Preview Reddit Posts Before You Click On Them [Chrome]
 
My image   Google Reader Readable – If you are a Google Reader fan, you’ll agree that development on this tool (in terms of third-party extensions and scripts) has virtually stopped. In fact, there were rumors sometime back that Google was contemplating the shutdown of Google Reader. So this new Chrome extension called Google Reader Readable is a pleasant surprise. Read more: Google Reader Readable: Get a Clutter-Free Google Reader Reading Experience
 
My image   SuperSU -The geeky Android users among you who prefer to root an Android phone immediately after receiving it and love to tinker around with its various settings will know what superuser access management rights are and how to use them to manage and control the apps on the device. SuperSU is an Android app that wants to make that task easier for you. Read more: SuperSU: Manage Superuser Access Rights on Android

 

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