Cool Websites and Tools [October 20th 2011]

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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 MPlayer – Music fans like to stay updated with the music that is topping the charts. If you would like to stay tuned into the music charts and be able to stream the music on them, then MPlayer is just the tool you need. It is a web service that connects to your Facebook account and lets you stream currently popular music.

My image Plan B – People normally take precautions by installing mobile tracking applications on their phone. But what if your phone is already lost and you do not have such an app installed on it? The solution is an Android application called Plan B. You start by remotely installing the app from the Android Marketplace. Then the app will automatically start and turn on the phone’s GPS. Read more: Plan B: Cool Lost Mobile Tracking Application [Android]
My image Diglo – While Facebook and Twitter let you conveniently share your updates with friends, they do not facilitate the social sharing of large files. Most social networks leave out this feature. But unlike most social networks, Diglo lets you conveniently catch up with friends and share large files with them. The storage capacity you are allowed depends.
My image NewsCaplet – News websites often present an untidy clutter of uninteresting news to you. What you need is a news website with a variety of interesting news articles all packed in a reader-friendly interface. Here to offer you precisely that is a web service called NewsCaplet. Read more: NewsCaplet: Read Interesting News In A Clean Interface
My image LoudTalks – Through the use of certain phone apps you can effectively turn your phone into a walkie-talkie and talk to friends for free. But most walkie-talkie apps offer very little features. That is precisely what makes LoudTalks stands out from its competition, a free phone application for Android smartphones. Read more: LoudTalks: Effectively Turn Your Phone Into A Walkie-Talkie

 

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