Cool Websites and Tools [September 27th 2012]

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My image   Highlightr – If you subscribe to RSS feeds to various websites, then there is a good chance you use Google Reader. When you log onto the service, you find updated feed entries from various websites but knowing which items will interest you most is difficult. Here to help point out the important entries is a Chrome browser extension called Highlightr. Read more: Highlightr: Highlight Popular Items In Your Google Reader Feeds [Chrome]

My image   ThudIT – Twitter is a highly popular social network where people not only share status updates but also images with their friends and followers. While looking for images, you might want to check the photos people share publicly on Twitter. Here to help you do that is a web tool called ThudIT. Read more: ThudIT: A Real Time Twitter Image Search Engine
 
My image   WorkSimple – Sometimes just having a goal is not enough. People often set goals for themselves only to abandon them later. But people who get support and encouragement from others to accomplish their goals often stick with their aim and finish what they set out to do. Realizing this, a web service called WorkSimple was formed.
 
My image   Unsocialize – If you use Facebook regularly, you must have seen your News Feed contain items such as “Friend A read Article X”, for example. Whenever you click on that article, you are required to go through the “Social Reader” permission page that requests access to your personal information, and post stuff on your timeline, every article you read is posted on your timeline for your friends to see. Read more: Unsocialize: Bypass Social Reader’s Request Page On Facebook [Chrome]
 
My image   Vesselfinder – is a helpful and valuable tool that can be used by organizations and people alike to find the routes of different ships and their location. You can also search for ships by their name or IMO and MMSI. If you are a crew member of one of the ships listed down on Vessel Finder, you can contribute by adding a picture of the ship to the gallery. Read more: VesselFinder: Free Online Ship Tracking Tool

 

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