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Gzaas – is a free website that lets you set up huge attention grabbing messages in your browser and send to others. When the browser is set to full screen the message appears across your entire display. You start by entering your message on the site’s homepage and then pressing enter. Your message is displayed on the subsequent screen with various controls. Read more: Gzaas: Create Huge Attention Grabbing Messages & Send To Others

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StandingClock – If you spend most of your time sitting in front of your computer (which applies to most office workers), it presents some serious long-term health hazards. Standing Clock is a useful app which simply counts your standing time and encourages you to stand up from time to time from your desk. Read more: StandingClock: Track Your Standing Up Time

 

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Streaming Video Recorder -To easily watch them anytime you want, downloading streaming videos is the best decision. Normally you download videos from streaming websites and then convert them to be compatible with your smartphone or portable media player. But for this, you normally need to use two different applications. Streaming Video Recorder however combines both features into a single package. Read more: Streaming Video Recorder: Download & Convert Any Streaming Video From Popular Websites (15 Free Licenses)

 

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Producteev – is an online task manager that aims to help you add tasks from just about anywhere to a centralized online dashboard. You can add tasks from email, from instant messaging apps like Gtalk & AIM, from social sites like Twitter, from inside your Gmail through their gadget, from Google Calendar…..just about anywhere. Read more: Producteev: Efficient Task Management Tool Online

 

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SitePouch – While browser tabs are easier to deal with than multiple browser windows, there are still ways that browsing multiple websites could be made easier. One way is to divide the browsing area into different sections, one for each website. But that often leaves very little viewing room. Here to offer an effective solution is SitePouch. Read more: SitePouch: View Multiple Sites Within The Same Tab & Share With Friends

 

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  1. Aibek
    July 24, 2011 at 8:44 am

    Thanks for heads up guys. I looked into it.

    Basically, the recommendation on WOT was based on the analysis of the setup file via the site called VirusTotal [ http://www.virustotal.com/ ]

    Using that website a person can scan any other website or file for viruses against 20 or so popular antivirus databases. Overall a pretty good site.

    So, here is what I did:

    1- I went ahead and checked the http://www.recordstreamingvideo.net/ for viruses. ALL CLEAN

    2- I downloaded the setup file from the site and uploaded it to the VirusTotal. Scanned. ALL CLEAN

    3- I scanned the setup file on my PC using Microsoft Security Essentials. ALL CLEAN.

    So, although the site might had issues in the past I am pretty sure it is fine now. 

  2. Michael McGinnity
    July 24, 2011 at 1:43 am

    http://www.recordstreamingvideo.net/ is giving me the red circle with WOT as well. Probably something not too noticeable but could still hard your computer, so I'm going to pass on that site and check the other, safer sites of the day.

  3. jello
    July 23, 2011 at 8:38 pm

    I have WOT running on chrome browser and I wanted to check out Streaming Video Recorder and WOT claims the site has problems.  Not sure this is a false alarm.

    • Vigorkkcat Magen
      July 25, 2011 at 3:28 am

      Hi,

      this is Jane from http://www.recordstreamingvideo.net/.
      Here I want to explain the reason for you. Previously the site has little bug,
      so it was considered to be a virus software and put it into the virus site
      record by WOT.  But later the issue has been fixed by our developers, now
      the site and the programs in it are all definitely clean and safe to visit and
      use. So now any recheck of the site will prove to be a totally clean site.

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