Cool Websites and Tools [April 22nd, 2009]

cool websites Check out some of the latest makeuseof discoveries. All listed websites are FREE (or come with a decent free account option). No trials or buy-to-use craplets. For even more app reviews subscribe to makeuseof directory.


(1) ContactHelp – On this site you can get direct access phone numbers and a few tips on how to avoid automated answering machines and get to talk to the real person when calling some company. Read more: ContactHelp – Talk To A Real Person When Calling Hotlines.

(2) [NO LONGER WORKS] Movies2Record – Keep track of movies you want to record. It lists movies from TV listings for the next 7 days and allows you to add them to your record list. You can use that list later to schedule recording on your DVR.

(3) MX Toolbox – If your emails never seem to reach some of your contacts, it is possible that your mail server was added to one of popular email blacklists. If you want to find out if your corporate or personal mail server was blacklisted check out MX ToolBox. Read more: MX Toolbox – Check If Your Email Is Blacklisted.

(4) Tutzor – Collection of high quality Photoshop tutorials that show how to get cool effects with step-by-step guides. Read more: Tutzor – Top Notch Photoshop Tutorials Collection.

(5) YouTubeTime – Not many YouTube users know that by making a small change in the Youtube video url, you could actually link to a specific point of that video. It’s a simple change to be a made but for those who don’t know or have to make changes to multiple videos and don’t want to do it manually, you’ve got YouTubeTime, a free online app which does the work for you. Read more: YouTubeTime – Link To A Specific Point In A YouTube Video.

These are just half of the websites that we discovered in the last 3-4 days. If you want us to send you daily round-up of all cool websites we come across leave your email here. Or follow us via RSS feed.

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