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Teach Parents Tech – If you sometimes feel tired answering basic computer questions frequently asked by your mom and dad (and maybe your grandma), then you’ll love this new site called Teach Parents Tech. Created by Google, this one-page site helps you send basic how-to videos in one email so that your parents can learn by watching. Read more: Teach Parents Tech: Simple Tech Support For Parents

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CSS Round – Web developers often face strict deadlines when projects need to be completed. Thus they can use all the time-saving resources that are available. If you are a web developer that works with CSS, then there is a web tool that will save time while creating rounded cornered boxes; this tool is CSS Round, a simple web tool that will save time when you need to create round cornered boxes in CSS. Read more: CSSRound: Quickly Generate Rounded Corners In CSS

 

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Lens Hero – If you are in the market for a new DSLR lens, LensHero is a service you will want to check out. The tool lets you compare dslr lenses, find the right lens based on your specifications and if you don’t know what you want, it also recommends lenses based on what you already have. Start by selecting your DSLR camera and specifying a budget. Next, tell LensHero what style of lens you are looking for. Read more: LensHero: Easily Find & Compare DSLR Lenses

 

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Connect Me – Imagine having a business contact who you wanted to give your contact details to: your phone number, email, and links to your social networking accounts. Memorizing all that and writing it down to give to the contact will definitely be difficult. This problem is effectively solved by a new web service called ConnectMe, a free to use web service that lets you easily deliver your contact information to different platforms. Read more: Connectme: Easily Send Your Contact Details To Somebody’s Phone, Email Or Twitter

 

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Babble.ly – What if an online contact needs to give you a phone call? You would probably give them your phone number. But if you want to keep your number private and still get the call, you can use a wonderful web service called Babble.ly, a free web service that masks your phone number by a URL. After entering your phone number, you get a verification phone call during which you use a PIN code; this is when the generated URL is activated. Read more: Babble.ly: Let Others Call You & Keep Your Number Private

 

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  1. Mike
    January 31, 2011 at 6:40 am

    I teach computer classes at a local senior center. I would not recommend the Teach Parents Tech site. The information was incomplete, confusing, and mostly just promoted Google products. As a advertisement for Google it works well. As a teaching tool for computer novices it fails completely.

    • Aibek
      January 31, 2011 at 8:42 am

      thanks for the feedback Mike!

  2. penile papules
    January 30, 2011 at 2:33 pm

    Great share! Parents tech is definitely going to be forwarded to my mom so she'll stop bothering me! And ConnectMe will be my new treat =] Haha, thanks!

  3. Anonymous
    January 30, 2011 at 5:55 am

    Good post.

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