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USB Alert – When using a computer that is not yours, leaving a USB drive behind can mean much more than just the loss of the physical drive. The information on the drive can lead to identity theft and many other hassles. USB Alert is a Windows only software that alerts you if you try to lock or shutdown your computer without removing your USB drive. Read more: USBAlert: Notifies You If You Leave Your USB Drive Behind [Windows]

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Webieu – If you want to host your website, first you will need to choose a hosting provider and select a hosting plan that matches your needs. Comparing different hosting plans from various hosting providers manually, one by one, is a time consuming task. Enter Webeiu. It is a free online hosting comparison service. Read more: Webieu: Search & Compare Linux Web Hosting Plans

 

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Should I Change My Password? – Recently, hackers hacked into the databases of various public and private organizations and released millions of user accounts along with associated emails and passwords. Since there are a number of different databases, it is not really viable to check them on your own and see if your account was also leaked. Read more: Should I Change My Password: Check If Your Password Was Exposed In Hacker Attacks

 

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Gradient Scanner – Coding up the CSS for gradients in an image can be a difficult matter if you do not use the proper tools. But thanks to a web service called GradientScanner, the gradients in your image are automatically detected and their code generated. It lets you upload an image and then draw a line indicating the color gradients. Read more: GradientScanner: Easily Get The CSS For Gradients In An Image

 

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Remindii – Are you the forgetful type of person who always gets into trouble because of a forgotten birthday or anniversary? Then perhaps a simple reminder will do the trick. Remindii is an email reminder service that can help you not forget a particular special date. It sends a reminder email on the date you have chosen. Read more: Remindii: A Simple Yearly Reminder App

 

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  1. chubonga
    September 7, 2011 at 5:34 pm

    I don't think ShouldIChangeMyPassword really works. I put a real one and a fake one and it came up with the same results

    • azim
      September 8, 2011 at 5:18 am

      Were your account among those that were hacked ? Because it only checks those databases that were compromised and tell you if your account was among them.

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