Cool Websites and Tools [October 31st 2012]

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Wi-Fi Keep Alive – If you use your smartphone to download large files off the Internet, you are already aware of the nuisance of Wi-Fi being disabled when your phone sleeps. This disrupts downloads and keeps you from getting important notifications from Internet-dependent applications. Here to help you by preventing Wi-Fi from being disabled by Sleep, is a tool called Wi-Fi Keep Alive. Read more: Wi-Fi Keep Alive: Keep Your Phone’s Wi-Fi Enabled [Android]

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Colorjoe – Web developers whose work involves graphic design often find themselves deciding which colors to use for their projects. For this, they require color code generation tools that will quickly provide them with the usable code for the colors they create through mixers. One such all-around color code generation tool is Colorjoe. Read more: A Truly Scaleable RGB, HEX, HSL & CMYK Color Picker

 

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SayTag – Having people remember your website URL is not easy. You need to have a domain name that is catchy. But even then, some people might not be able to recall your site’s URL. What they might remember however are pictures. If you provide them with a sequence of images as code, it will have a better chance of being remembered than your site URL. Based on this advantage and other advantages of images over text, SayTag was created to help you encode site URLs in combinations of icons and text. Read more: SayTag: Create Codes From Icons & Text To Encode Web Links

 

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Foap – adds an interesting, and potentially rewarding, touch to photos you take on your iPhone. The recently launched iPhone app allows users to snap original pictures with their iPhone camera and put them up for sale using the app’s interface. Read more: Foap: A Marketplace For Your Photographs [iPhone]

 

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NexusFont – gives Windows users the ability to effectively organize and manage the fonts installed on their computers. Once installed and started, NexusFont runs a scan and locates all the fonts installed on your computer system. The software allows you to view each font as a sample text, giving you a clearer idea of what your text will look like. Read more: NexusFont: Software To Organize Fonts On Your Computer [Windows/iPhone/iPod Touch]

 

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