Cool Websites and Tools [September 8th 2012]

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[NO LONGER WORKS] Everfriends – Today users can take pictures from their phone, play songs, save lists, view videos, browse the Internet, and a lot more. But to use nearly all of these features you need your hands to be free so you can press buttons on your phone or tap the screen. If you have an Android smartphone, you can get it to respond to your voice commands, all thanks to a phone application called Everfriends. Read more: Everfriends: Get Virtual Assistant That Responds To Voice Commands [Android]

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ddSlick – Web developers continuously customize webpage elements to keep them fresh and exciting. An example of this is modern dropdown menus that you can see on many sites. Many of these menus offer text summaries and images as options instead of simple text options. Here to help you create such menus with ease is a tool called ddSlick. Read more: ddSlick: A jQuery Plugin To Create Custom Dropdown Menus With Images

 

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Meta Widget – Lots of popular websites have widgets available on Google Play, but there are plenty of good ones that do not. What do you do if you want to use part of one of these websites as a widget? The answer is actually quite simple. All you need to do is boot up Meta Widget on your Android device and create your own widget. Read more: Meta Widget: Turn Websites Into A Handy Widget [Android]

 

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Bump – There are plenty of solutions for transferring photos from your mobile device to your computer, but most of them need a little effort on your part. If you are looking for the easiest way to transfer your photos from your mobile device to a computer, Bump’s new photo sharing service is right up your alley. Read more: Bump: Transfer Photos From Your Phone To Your Computer With A Quick Bump [Android & iOS]

 

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InstaBrowser – Smartphone-only apps like Instagram are cool, but they end up breaking the experience when we want to check our feeds through our desktop. Thankfully, Instagram has a bunch of desktop web interfaces. But if you want a quicker way to check your feed through your Chrome install, then check out Instabrowser. Read more: InstaBrowser: Check Instagram Feed Straight From Browser (Chrome)

 

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