Cool Websites and Tools [January 5th, 2011]

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SlowDown – Loud and fast music gets people excited. This can be dangerous while driving because excited people drive faster and might get into accidents. To avoid getting into a car accident because of your loud and fast music, you can use Slow Down, a free iOS application compatible with iPhone and iPod Touch. The app will constantly monitor your car’s speed via GPS settings and when you reach the speed limit, the app will slow down the music. Read more: SlowDown: A Handy Tool To Monitor Speed & Avoid Car Accidents

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Open2Go – Have you ever tried transferring a big chunk of text from your computer to your smartphone? People use different techniques to accomplish this. Most of these techniques require you to install an application and register for an account. But Open2Go requires none of that. Open2Go is a free web service that can be used to easily and quickly transfer URLs and notes from your computer to your smartphone. Read more: Open2Go: Easily Transfer URL’s & Notes From Your Computer To Your Phone

 

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Yohdr – Due to the contrast difference in dark and light areas of a scene, photographs often are unable to fully capture all aspects of a scene. To fix this, HDR (High Dynamic Range) is used which is a technique that creates photographs of scenes with both very bright and very dark sections without the result becoming either washed out or too dark. YoHDR is an online tool for creating High Dynamic Range images online. Read more: Yohdr: Tool For Creating High Dynamic Range Images Online

 

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Date Calculator – Quick date calculations are a necessity in a number of areas. Gardeners need to check the progress of their plants after a certain number of days; doctors need to schedules patients’ next appointments after a certain number of days; for these you need a tool that quickly performs date calculations. The Date-Calculator is exactly that tool. Read more: Date-Calculator: Quickly Calculate Days Between Dates

 

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FlatPlanApp – If you are working on your next e-book or publication, you’ll probably find it difficult dealing with layouts and the final design for your material. Whether we work with books, newspapers, or magazines, having a solid layout that we can visualize from cover to cover is a must. Fortunately, we have Flatplan, a simple web-app that allows anyone to design, develop, and collaborate on publication layouts quickly. Read more: FlatPlanApp: Create, Manage & Collaborate On Publication Layouts Online

 

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