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CSS3 Drop Shadow Generator – If you are a web designer and want to quickly generate shadows for an image using CSS, check out the CSS3 Drop Shadow Generator, which lets you do just that. The tool is instant and lets you view the results and the respective generated CSS code immediately on the right hand side. First, choose among 8 different shadow styles. Read more: CSS3 Drop Shadow Generator: Generate CSS3 Shadows For An Image In 8 Different Styles

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Helioid – is a new entrant in the Google-dominated search engine space that wants to help you refine your search results by checking the categories it comes up with when you search for a query. I searched for iPhone, and the categories that came up were Apps, iPad, Apple iPhone, Cases, etc, which are obviously all relevant. Read more: Helioid: Refine & Categorize Search Results


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Magican-Monitor – Windows users can easily find freeware RAM monitors, CPU monitors, and various other system monitoring tools. However the case is not the same with Mac users. This is precisely what makes “Magican Monitor” is so special – it is a free and through system monitoring for Mac computers. Read more: Magican-Monitor: A System Monitoring Freeware for Mac Computers


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TrackNewBook – People who enjoy reading books might find that they particularly like books on a particular topic or by a particular author. While tracking your favorite author’s upcoming books is easy, this is not the case with books on your favorite subject. Here to help you keep in touch with the latest books that you will like is a web service called TrackNewBook. Read more: TrackNewBook: Trak Upcoming Books Releases & Get Alerts


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Yatedo -Traditional search engines let you search for everything. But if it is people you are looking for, you need a dedicated tool that returns online results about the person you are looking for. Such a dedicated search engine is a web tool called Yatedo, a free to use search engine dedicated to people-related searches. Read more: Yatedo: Search And Find A Person Online


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  1. Bonnienumber1
    July 28, 2011 at 3:52 pm

    Thanks for the link to  Helioid,  I love it. Most of my searching is of a casual nature, recipes, articles and the like. Very refreshing to not see the same old same old as with google search.

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