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Say It – You are debating amongst your friends how the phrase “faux paus” is pronounced but don’t have access to any computer or book to confirm. Say It can help in such situations. Simply send a text message to a local US number with the word and the tool will call you back within a few seconds with the correct pronunciation of the word. Read more: SayIt: Receive Correct Pronunciation Of Words On Your Phone

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Vortexbox – If you have an unused PC lying around, you might be wondering how to make the most use of it. Well, how about a standalone music server with Vortexbox? This open-source app lets you rip any CD or DVD into audio files which are then loaded into your hard drive and serve as you music server. Read more: Vortexbox: Turn your unused computer into a standalone music server/jukebox

 

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MultiPartTube – YouTube, while being the most popular video service today, still has that annoying 15 minute restriction that forces publishers to split their videos into different parts. This also bothers users who want to watch lengthy videos without cuts. MultiPartTube is a nice Google Chrome extension that solves this problem. Read more: MultiPartTube: Play Multipart YouTube Videos Without Cuts

 

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Rrewind – Did you miss checking what was hot on social media yesterday? If so, then don’t worry: Rrewind is here to help you catch up with all that you missed. It is a nice website that lets you catch up with anything popular online that you missed. The site archives everything that is popular on numerous social networks. Read more: Rrewind: Check Out Yesterday’s Hot Social Media Topics

 

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Shipfinder – If you are interested in marine navigation, then you should check out Shipfinder. This tool, based on Google Maps, plots ship vessels around the world and provide good data on each ship. Plotted ships can be filtered into various ship types and color-coded for easy searching. With Shipfinder, you can view different ships as they sail through the oceans in almost real-time. Read more: Shipfinder: Find Ships At Sea

 

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  1. DG
    February 26, 2011 at 7:44 am

    Your "read more" link for SayIt goes to the wrong page.

    • Venkatesh
      February 26, 2011 at 9:36 am

      Thanks for pointing it out. Fixed now

  2. Bearhair
    February 26, 2011 at 6:38 am

    The link for further info on SayIt is here: http://www.makeuseof.com/dir/sayit-correct-pronunciation-of-words/

  3. Bearhair
    February 26, 2011 at 7:38 am

    The link for further info on SayIt is here: http://www.makeuseof.com/dir/s...

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