Cool Websites and Tools [September 17th 2011]

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Boxify.me – When friends share online files with each other, they exchange the URLs of each file that they uploaded. Keeping a track of all of these URLs can quickly become complicated. Here to offer a simple solution is the group file sharing service called Boxify.Me, a free to use web service that lets you share files with friends. Read more: Boxify.Me: Free & Easy To Use Group File Sharing

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QuoteSecret – This is a free web service that helps understand quotations and provokes your thoughts. Unlike other online resources for quotations, the site provides you with a question with each quote to make you think. For instance, with Lao Tzu’s quote “Give a man a fish, feed him for a day; teach a man to fish, feed him for a lifetime” the site’s question to you is “is your boss giving you fish or teaching you fishing?” Read more: QuoteSecret: Get Daily Notifications & Relevant Thought Provoking Questions

 

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SMS Corrector – is an Android app that corrects incoming text messages automatically to improve their readability. It focuses on the SMS jargon (abbreviations for just about every combination of words) and misspelled words. So if the sender typed b4 in his message, this app will show it as “before”. It also corrects the upper case words that are not meant to be in upper case. Read more: SMS Corrector: Auto-Correct Text Messages On Android Phones

 

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Twalaba – Have you ever taken a flight to another city but missed meeting a friend who lived nearby? If yes, then there is a new web service that will help ensure it does not happen again. The service is called Twalaba, a free to use web service that lets you see where your Facebook friends are before you plan your flights. Read more: Twalaba: See Which Of Facebook Friends You Could Meet Up With On Your Next Flight

 

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Move2Picasa – If you are planning to move your Facebook photos to Picasa, especially after the Google+ launch (it uses Picasa to shows off your photos) then Move2Picasa is a service that can automate that process for you. You can connect to your Facebook account with this service and get all your photos transferred. Read more: Move2Picasa: Easily Move Facebook Photos To Picasa

 

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Comments (4)
  • Clint Norwood

    The sites just aren’t as cool as they used to be. Are you running out of good sites?

    • Tina

      Sorry you don’t like our selection!

    • Aibek

      what makes you say that? Are you referring to this edition in particular or over period of time? I mean of course there are days when all five recommended sites are really good and such when listed sites don’t have a wide appeal.

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