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Grandview – If your job involves typing on your Mac for any length of time and if you are curious about finding the best app, then you have probably tried many text editing applications. You also have learned, by experience, that most text editors that offer a distraction-free interface deliver their promise only to a certain extent. You will find that when you type white text on a blank interface, soon enough you begin reading your own typed sentences and enter the editing process before you are done with the writing process. This, for writers, is a major problem since it halts creativity. Here to solve this problem is an app called Grandview. Read more: Grandview: A Distraction-Free Typing Interface For The Mac That Lets You Type One Word At A Time [10 Free Licenses]

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Oxford Dictionaries Spelling Challenge – Do you think you are a skilled speller? Does finding the right letters for every word you put on paper come naturally to you? Maybe you’re all talk, and I think you should prove it by trying out the Oxford Dictionaries Spelling Challenge. It allows you to test your spelling chops and prove if you are really a talented speller. Read more: Oxford Dictionaries Spelling Challenge: Find How Well You Really Spell


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Symcat – If you are experiencing some health issues, but are unsure whether or not you need to go to a doctor, you should take a look at Symcat. Deciding if you want to take the time and spend the money to go to a doctor can be a hard decision. Depending on your country’s healthcare system and whether or not you have health insurance, going to a doctor can be expensive. Read more: Symcat: Free Online Health Diagnostic Tool


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Video Grabber – If you are streaming a video online and you would like to transfer it to your portable media player, then you will first need to download the video. Often to download online videos, people install dedicated desktop applications. But you can do without such apps simply by using the online service called “Video Grabber”. Read more: VideoGrabber: A Web App To Download Videos Off Streaming Sites


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MapTiler – While sharing an online map with somebody, you might have felt the need to show them multiple layers of the same region at the same time. Here to help you accomplish this by overlaying images on a map is an app called MapTiler, a free to use app for Windows and Mac, that lets you publish maps with images of other maps overlaid. Read more: MapTiler: Create An Overlay Of Virtual Maps & Publish Them Online


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  1. Arun Singh
    July 12, 2012 at 12:26 pm

    Oxford Dictionary challenge is nice website.

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