Cool Websites and Tools [May 26th, 2011]

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Webkey – Your smartphone offers an array of features that can become difficult to handle on the phone’s little screen. In certain situations, especially app testing, controlling the phone through your web browser would be more convenient. If you are looking for a tool that will help you to do this, check out Webkey. Read more: Webkey: Remotely Control Your Android Through Your Web Browser

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Lightworks – Free high quality software does not come often, especially in technologies like video editing. Fortunately, the Lightworks project offers a lightweight, free and open source video editing software that offers the same feature set as what you get from programs that costs thousands of dollars. Read more: Lightworks: Lightweight Open Source Video Editing Software

 

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Busy Me.Lite – It is quite embarrassing to have your phone ring at inappropriate times such as during meetings or in church. The vibrate option helps alert you of calls and messages without disturbing people nearby. To ensure that your phone enters the vibrate mode at special events, check out a tool called “Busy Me Lite”, a smartphone application for Android devices. Read more: Busy Me.Lite: Automatically Set Your Phone To Vibrate During Events On Google Calendar

 

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TwtRoulette – People who follow you on Twitter can view your Tweets and see your latest Twitter activity. Now TwtRoulette presents a great way to view the timeline of random Twitter people and those who follow you to find great stuff spontaneously. You can see what people get to see on their Twitter. Read more: TwtRoulette: View Random Twitter Users’ Timelines

 

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Utopic – is a new service that lets you see the content – be it links, photos or videos – that’s popular among your connections on the 3 main social sites: Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. It pulls in the data related to what’s trending in your social circle. The activities of your friends are properly classified into various categories. Read more: Utopic: See What’s Popular Among Your Friends Online

 

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Comments (11)
  • Jesse Moody

    Thanks for the Lightworks program! I’ve been looking for something close to adobe after effects and I hope this will work.

  • Vi @ Travel Tips

    Thanks for lightworks link. I was looking for free software to edit my AVCHD videos.

    • Aibek

      did you try it yet? how do you like it?

    • Vi @ Travel Tips

      not, is not so lightweight after all, as requires a lot of RAM and I am not planning any hardware upgrade at the moment.

  • Rowdy Rob

    Nice links! I especially appreciated the link to the “Lightworks” website. Wow, that sounds like a great tool! Thank you for the article.

  • Daysoutwiththekids

    Great tools!! 

  • the mainliner

    “Free high quality software does not come often”…er, I am restraining an expletive, er, balderdash. Linux…Firefox…the Gimp…LibreOffice…?

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