Cool Websites and Tools [July 6th 2012]

Ads by Google

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.

My image SleepPreventer – If you have ever watched a movie on your computer, you will know how annoying it is when your computer goes to sleep or hibernates because it has been inactive for a while. SleepPreventer is a simple piece of software that can help you by preventing your PC from going to sleep or hibernating. Read more: SleepPreventer: Prevents Your PC From Going To Sleep Or Hibernate [Windows]

My image [NO LONGER WORKS] TopHQBooks – The PDF file format is widely used by book publishers and manual creators whenever they decide to share their work online. Sometimes these books are downloaded by people and then converted into other PDF versions and re-uploaded. While searching for books, you are mostly looking for the high quality versions. This is where a site called Top HQ Books can help.
My image MyGardenApp – I didn’t know that a social network for gardeners and plant enthusiasts exists before I came across this app for iOS devices called MyGardenApp, the mobile version for MyGarden. You can find information about all sorts of plants, tips on how to nurture them, connect with fellow gardeners and personal to-dos for your garden. Read more: MyGardenApp: App For Gardeners & Plant Lovers [iPhone]
My image Glider – One problem which Gmail users often face is separating notifications and promotion emails from the inbox. You could either create a number of filters to tackle them or just use Glider. This web based tool, which works with Gmail and Google Apps accounts, neatly separates the notifications and promotion emails. Read more: Glider: Sort Emails In Gmail By Context For Better Productivity
My image Arrival Notice – When you are about to reach a friend’s place, you let them know in advance by taking out your mobile phone and texting or calling them. But using your phone while you drive is not good driving practice. Here to help solve this problem is an Android app called Arrival Notice. The app lets you set a destination and a phone number to call. Read more: Arrival Notice: Call Certain Phone Numbers Based On Your Destination [Android]

 

These are just half of the websites that we discovered in the last couple of days. If you want us to send you daily round-ups of all cool websites we come across, leave your email here. Or follow us via RSS feed.

Join live MakeUseOf Groups on Grouvi App Join live Groups on Grouvi
Awesome Webs & Tips
Awesome Webs & Tips
1222 Members
Stay Incognito On The Web
Stay Incognito On The Web
940 Members
Deep Web Communities
Deep Web Communities
618 Members
Online Security Tips
Online Security Tips
410 Members
Music Apps & Sites
Music Apps & Sites
319 Members
Tips for Privacy Obsessed
Tips for Privacy Obsessed
290 Members
Affiliate Disclamer

This article may contain affiliate links, which pays us a small compensation if you do decide to make a purchase based on our recommendation. Our judgement is in no way biased, and our recommendations are always based on the merits of the items.

For more details, please read our disclosure.
New comment

Please login to avoid entering captcha

Log In