Cool Websites and Tools [August 31st 2012]

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Check out some of the latest MakeUseOf discoveries. Most of the listed websites are FREE or come with a decent free account option. If you want to have similar cool website round-ups delivered to your daily email, subscribe here.

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Staples Reading Speed Test – Do you spend much of your free time curled up with a good book? Reading is a great way to spend your time. It helps get your brain working and it is downright fun. Have you ever wanted to compare your reading speed and comprehension to others? Well with this handy test you can find out how fast you read, compared to the national average. Read more: Staples Reading Speed Test: Find Out How Fast You Read & Compare To Others

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To Do List – There are many advantages of a to-do list tool that is integrated in Chrome. Firstly, most online activities uses the browser, so it helps to have a list handy when one is using the browser to get critical work done. When there is something interesting that you find on the Internet, or if you remember something while surfing, you can quickly add your thoughts and actions on your browser’s to-do list. Read more: To Do List: List & Complete Tasks in Chrome

 

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Browser Support – This is a website that might be considered a life-saver by many web developers and designers. The website allows users to input CSS commands into the text-box and finds out if the following CSS snippets are supported in different browsers or not. Read more: Browser Support: Check CSS Features Compatibility In Different Browsers

 

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Amoneon – If you love neon paintings and would want to play around with the images you’ve got, then you should try this desktop app called Amoneon. It is available for Mac computers through the Mac App Store. As the word ‘neon’ in its name indicates, this app lets you convert images into neon paintings with the help of various tools that it has in its arsenal. Read more: Amoneon: Convert An Image Into A Neon Painting [Mac]

 

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Kickstarter – If you follow tech news then it is highly unlikely that you haven’t heard of Kickstarter. It has been frequently called one of the hottest startups around and rightfully so. Its innovative model helps raise funds for businesses who are unlikely to attract it through the conventional means like angel or VC funding.. Read more: Kickstarter: Crowd Funding For Creative Businesses

 

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xbalesx

Again, I love these articles. Thinkery is getting a tryout as we speak….

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VV

good sites..

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blackberrybison

Browser support is awesome!!!! thanks!!!!

Filipe Costa

Excellent! :)

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Francisco de GusmĂŁo

Browser support can become really handy!

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Prabha Rani

Staples Reading Speed Test is great for practicing! Thanks.

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Ashwin Ramesh

super!

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Kp Rao

we follows these article it is very useful we learn new world

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Lionel@EngineeringBooks.net

I think Browser support tool is most imporant of all of them for every webmasters

rama moorthy

You 200% right man .!

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rama moorthy

Browser support helps me a lot ..!
also good place for to know about CSS !

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Ashwin Ramesh

nice :)

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