Cool Websites and Tools [July 15th 2012]

muo   Cool Websites and Tools [July 15th 2012]Check out some of the latest MakeUseOf discoveries. Most of the listed websites are FREE or come with a decent free account option. If you want to have similar cool website round-ups delivered to your daily email, subscribe here.

   Cool Websites and Tools [July 15th 2012]


[NO LONGER WORKS] PocketESN Checker – is an app for Android devices that allow users to check the ESN of their mobile phones to find out if any carrier has blacklisted it or not. There are many times when a person buys a mobile phone from the market only to end up finding that the mobile was reported, stolen or lost or even if someone did not pay their bill. Read more: PocketESN Checker: Check Your Phone’s ESN & Find Out If It’s Blacklisted Or Not [Android]

   Cool Websites and Tools [July 15th 2012]


LockerPulse – This is a free to use web service that helps in providing you with news related to your favorite sports players and teams. You can create an account on the site and while signing up, you can indicate which your favorite sports and sports teams are. The sports leagues supported by the application include NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, and NCAA. Soccer is also supported. Read more: LockerPulse: Get News & Updates On Your Favorite Players & Fantasy Teams


   Cool Websites and Tools [July 15th 2012]


Clipix – To bookmark different types of things on your smartphone, you often require separate applications. Switching between apps can be inconvenient because it takes up more time than it should. A solution is presented by an app called Clipix by letting you do everything from within a single phone app. The app merges normal smartphone functions into a single app. Read more: Clipix: Clip Things To View Later [Android 2.2+]


   Cool Websites and Tools [July 15th 2012]


Three Ring – Often teachers find it problematic to manage the huge number of student assignments and quizzes they get. At times like parent-teacher meetings, pulling out a student’s quiz from a big stack can be time-consuming. Here to help is a tool called Three Ring, an app that helps teachers organize the quizzes and assignments. Read more: Three Ring: Keep Photographic Record Of Your Student’s Work Through Your Smartphone


   Cool Websites and Tools [July 15th 2012]


What About Me – Infographics quickly get the message across in a fun way. Where detailed bars and graphs spread out over separate diagrams might be confusing, the same amount of information shown in an infographic can be grasped in an easier manner. Considering this, Intel has released a new tool called “What About Me” that analyzes your social media activity. Read more: What About Me: Create Your Own Infographic About Your Facebook, Twitter & YouTube Presence


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Spencer Vincent

I think we need more international based sites, many are USA orientated or only work within US

Aibek Esengulov

Good point. That being said I would like to note that most of the apps and websites that are profiled on MakeUseOf are for everyone.

The US only sites would probably not exceed 10% of everything we publish)


I am really surprised of how you can come up with new cool websites each day!


PocketESN is a great app.

Aibek Esengulov

Pretty cool app indeed