Cool Websites and Tools [January 7th, 2011]

web apps 24   Cool Websites and Tools [January 7th, 2011]Check out some of the latest MakeUseOf discoveries. All listed websites are FREE or come with a decent free account option. You can make use of them without spending a dime. If you want to have similar cool websites round-ups delivered to your email daily email subscribe here.

   Cool Websites and Tools [January 7th, 2011]


Your Old Pic – Adding effects to your pictures can lead to interesting results. Numerous websites let you add special and fun effects to your photographs. To make an image look old you should head on over to YourOldPic, a simple and free to use website with a simple aim: to make your pictures look old. You use the site by uploading one of your pictures. Almost instantly after uploading, you see your picture’s ‘old’ form. Read more: YourOldPic: Make An Image Look Old

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Remember To Watch – Not everybody can afford a Tivo, but almost everybody wants to remember when a new episode of their favorite TV shows are on. RememberToWatch is a simple tv show alert app to help you with that. The site displays a list of upcoming popular TV shows for each day. You can subscribe to any one of these shows with a single click. Read more: RememberToWatch: Get Favorite TV Shows Alerts Via SMS


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Encoder Tool – is a simple and free to use website that easily performs base number conversions. It supports conversions between ASCII strings, Base64, Hexadecimal, Octal, and Binary number systems. For each number system conversion you get a text box where you enter the text / number and a box where you get the output text / number. The output can be copied and used wherever you want. Read more: EncoderTool: Perform Base Number Conversions Online


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20 Things I Learned – is the name of a new book that was recently released by the Google Chrome team. It’s an online book (not exactly an ebook though) and built using HTML5 with illustrations by Christoph Niemann. It’s a newbies guide to the internet, how it works, how browsers and web apps work, privacy and security on the web and many other such concepts. A nice site to share with non-geeky friends and family members. Read more: 20 Things I Learned About Browsers and the Web: A Book By Google on Browsers and Internet


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History Eraser – Deleting history on browsers is easy. Just 2-3 clicks and you are done. Doing that on a cellphone, even on the advanced smartphones like iPhone and Android, isn’t that straightforward. HistoryEraser is a cool app that can help users clean up Android Phone history (browsing history, call history, contacts history) and many other such unnecessary items in one click. Read more: HistoryEraser: Easily Clean Up Android Phone History


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I found 20 Things I Learned a few weeks ago when I did a Google search on cloud computing. I really enjoyed the book :)


very cool site indeed