Cool Websites and Tools [November 8th 2012]

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eyeBreak – If you spend most of your time working in front of your computer, your eyes get tired after a certain time period, without you noticing. Constant sitting in front of a computer screen may lead to eye strain injury. Now, there is an app called eyeBreak that helps you avoid eye strain injury by reminding you to take an eye-rest at regular intervals. Read more: eyeBreak: Reminds You To Take Eye-Rest At Regular Intervals

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Yesware – Have you ever impatiently waited for a response to one of your emails? What makes the wait worse is that you do not know whether or not the recipient has checked your original email. Here to help with that by tracking your email and letting you know if the recipient has seen it, is a service called Yesware. Read more: Yesware: Get Notified When Your Sent Emails Have Been Viewed

 

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[NO LONGER WORKS] Was It Viewed – Do you have something that you want to share and find out if people are actually clicking on it? Maybe you have a file you are sharing with a friend and you want to see if he clicked the link to download it. Whatever your reason for wanting a trackable link, Was It Viewed is a great choice for making this happen. Read more: Was It Viewed: Create Trackable Links With Ease

 

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YouTube Ratings Preview – can easily allow you to figure out whether a video is actually worth clicking. All the extension does is display the ratings bar below each video’s thumbnail. The ratings bar is the what you find with every video, where a fully green bar means that the video has received 100% likes, while a fully red bar means the video has received 100% dislikes. Read more: YouTube Ratings Preview: Know Whether A Video Is Good Beforehand [Chrome]

 

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AttributeMagic Free – Do you have some files that you need to change? Are you looking for the most efficient solution to make this happen? Well fear not, because AttributeMagic Free is a lightweight program that is designed for you to modify all kinds of file properties in one place. AttributeMagic allows you to change all kinds of properties of a file. Read more: AttributeMagic Free: Modify File Properties In Windows

 

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Comments (8)
  • Jon Smith

    AttributeMagic looked cool at first but what I want is in the pro version

  • Melroy D’monte

    Thanks for an awesome list again. Btw F.lux is another alternative to if you dont want to look away from the screen.

    Note: I guess coz of your listing the website has reached it’s peak traffic allowed. It’s Down.. Lol

  • Raj Bhag

    This list was extremely useful and some very practical websites were mention here, thanks!

  • Nikhil Chandak

    I will try out Was It Viewed
    this one seems to be amazing …

  • Adam Campbell

    Thank you good list as usual

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