Cool Websites and Tools [November 12th 2011]

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My image Understanding 9/11 – If you need to research the tragedy that befell the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on 11th September 2001, television news reports can be a big help. Here to offer you all those reports is a web service called Understanding 9/11, a free to use website that archives news reports. Read more: Understanding 9/11: An Online Archive Of Television News Reports Regarding 9/11

My image Qrals – Normally while using an online app to generate QR codes, you have to add an extra step of shortening the code’s URL before you can start sharing it online. Here to merge that step in the QR code generation step is a web service called Qrals. It lets you encode simple text, web links, bookmarks, and various other digital text types into QR codes.
My image Safety Photo+ – An iPhone contains much of our private data. Amongst this data are also our photos, many of which we want to restrict access to. Anybody with our phone in their hands should not be able to access these private photos. Here to help you ensure that is a phone app called Safety Photo+. The app lets you selectively lock photos by importing them from your library. Read more: Safety Photo+: Keep Your iPhone Photos Private By Locking Them
My image InkerLinker – Do you need something urgently printed but do not know where the nearest printing services are? If yes, then you will greatly benefit from a web app called InkerLinker, a free to use web service that lets you search for printing services according to location. You can type in a location to browse the map over to it. Read more: InkerLinker: Find A Printer Nearby
My image KiTL URL Shortener – To easily share links on social networks you normally employ various URL shortening web apps. For each link you want shortened, you have to revisit the web app and pass your URL through it. Here to offer you batch-shortening of multiple URLs is a web service called KiTl URL Shortener.

 

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